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Turn Your Cat Into An RPG Character

If you’ve ever dreamed of being able to play a cutesy RPG with a character based on your cat, good news. Your dreams are apparently reality.


How About Some Delicious Gundam Cake?

Sure, I mean, why not? Because this is green tea flavored cake modelled after the MS-06 Zaku II mobile suit.


Oh, Hi, Terrifying Toilet Paper

I’m not sure what I’d do if I opened the stall door and saw this. Perhaps shut it and back out of the restroom slowly?


Making Anime Faces Is Hard In Real Life

You know sometimes the expressions you see in anime are incredibly exaggerated? They look hard to pull off in real life. Turns out they are.


How Japan Makes Winter Food Very, Very Cute

You’ve seen what creative people in Japan have done with bentos, right? Well, imagine the same thing with hot stews.


You Can Buy Replica One Piece Swords For $1000

Calling all One Piece fans! (With money to burn.) Now, you can buy some of the most famous swords from the famed manga and anime series.


Japanese TV Is Actually Pretty Dull, But This Show Looks Interesting

Online in Japan, people are calling new children’s show Dxuntsukupa: Music Time, well, “odd”, “awful”, and even “very interesting”.



The Great Nintendo 3DS Race. Which One Is Fastest?

Last week, Kotaku did an unscientific speed test with the New Nintendo 3DS and the regular Nintendo 3DS. This week, you can see all 3DS consoles, including the NN3DS XL, face off. Let’s see which one is the quickest.


Two Things I Dislike About The New Nintendo 3DS

There are lots of things to like about the New Nintendo 3DS hardware. It’s a good machine. However, there are two things I’m not exactly crazy about.