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Final Fantasy XIV Director's Tale Of MMO Woe Has A Beautiful Ending

The conclusion to Naoki Yoshida’s MMO story is like something out of a fairy tale. Yoshida, producer and director of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, previously wrote about his initial sour experience with the massively multiplayer online gaming world. This week, in his semi-weekly column in Weekly Famitsu, he revealed the rest of the story and it is amazingly heartwarming.


The Latest Persona 3 Trailer Has Sun, Sand And A Humanoid Tank

ATLUS just released the third trailer for the second instalment of the Persona 3 movie series, Persona 3 The Movie — #2 Midsummer Knight’s Dream – and it looks like everybody’s favourite self-aware humanoid tank is joining the team.


Manga Teaches Japanese Kids All About The Avengers

Some would argue that the current Western comics industry is mainly focused on the 18 to 40 male audience, but they’re starting them young in Japan. In this month’s Monthly Korokoro Comic, a Japanese manga focused on young children, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes got the spotlight with their own separate mini-manga.


There's A Wii U GamePad... Racing Wheel

The wheel, of course, is the Wii U GamePad. Makes sense!


LEGO Builder Creates Life-Sized Hatsune Miku Statue

Making a life-sized Hatsune Miku statue is not easy. What’s more, it takes time. Lots and lots of time. This, for example, took six months’ worth of work.


There Are Tiny People Living Amongst Our Oreos

There are a few Twitter accounts that can delight you on a daily basis. This is one of them.


Giant Mecha Erected In Tokyo

To promote the new Patlabor movies, the life-sized Ingram mecha was shown off in Tokyo. Sure beats a movie poster.


Japanese Service Lets You Hide Photos Of Ex-Lovers Online

Breaking up is hard. But you probably keep moments of the relationship: photos, letters or gifts. But those items suddenly become dangerous once you get in a new relationship. What if your new squeeze discovers them? A service in Japan fixes that.


Japanese Building Gets Covered In Attack On Titan

Projection mapping sure is cool, and it’s become increasingly popular in Japan. Hence, this Attack on Titan projection mapping event in Kawasaki, Japan.


In This New Anime, Lupin Sure Looks Like A Badass

Some of the first images of upcoming Lupin anime spin-off Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen’s Gravestone have hit the web. And Lupin (above) has somewhat of a Big Boss thing going on. Not a bad look at all!