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The Persona 5 Protagonist Has A Very Appropriate Nickname

We don’t know the name of Persona 5‘s protagonist. In Japan, gamers are calling him either one of two things: “P5‘s main character” (P5の主人公) or “Potter” (ポッター). You know, as in Harry Potter. But they’re not the only ones calling him this.


The Greatest Air Guitarist In The World. Apparently.

This is Nanami Nagura. She’s a very minor celebrity in Japan, but in the air guitar world, she’s a superstar.


Sony Announces 'Glacier White' PS4 For Japan

Briefly: Sony announced a “Glacier White” PS4 that looks like the white PS4 sold with the Destiny bundle. The difference, of course, is that this version isn’t bundled with Destiny. It will be out October 9 in Japan. No word about a Western release. Yet.


Watch Sony Japan's Fall 2014 Press Conference Here

Today in Tokyo, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is holding a press conference. What will be revealed? Watch and find out. (Note: the presentation is over.)


Oh, Hey, It's A $667 Attack On Titan Statue

Open your wallets. Wide. That is, if you plan on buying this Attack on Titan statue.


Unmasking The Mysterious Batman Of Japan's Highways

Recently, photos of Batman on a Japanese highway surfaced. Who was that masked man? People want to know! And through the magic of television, we found out.


Watch Today's Nintendo Direct Right Here

Video: The presentation, which is in Japanese, will center around Nintendo 3DS games. No wonder this is called “Nintendo 3DS Direct 2014.8.29″.


Lupin The Third Turned Into An All-Women's Musical

Japan’s legendary all-women theatrical company the Takarazuka Review is bringing Lupin The Third to the stage. For 100 years, the Takarazuka Review has been entertaining Japanese audiences. The group is comprised solely of women performers, playing both the male and female roles.


Things Sound Grim For The Lupin Movie

Lupin the Third is one of Japan’s most iconic manga/anime characters, loved by millions. His second live-action movie adaptation opens on Saturday, and one of the first reviews for it is brutal.


Once Again, Atlus Doesn't Want You To Spoil The New Persona

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is out in stores in Japan right now, and once again, Atlus is asking that people be considerate. If you access the Japanese Persona 4 Arena Ultimax homepage right now, you’ll be greeted by an image overlay of the character of Teddy — or rather the shadow version of Teddy — telling people not to spoil the new fighting game.