Stunned Like Vegetable: This May Be The Next Big Meme

unbeliavable-06By Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass Who would have thought that a Singaporean TV sitcom might be the source of the... Read More

This Stranger May Give You Your Next Favorite Book: The Iwata Bookstore

IwataBookstoreBy: Kristen Olson How much would you pay for a truly good read? A soul-stirring piece to add to the... Read More

Sony Pictures Japan Edits ‘Chappie’ Without Blomkamp’s Knowledge!

ChappieHeaderBy Clay Bohle Interesting news has surfaced regarding the Japanese release of Neill Blomkamp’s (District 9, Elysium) newest film, ‘Chappie.’... Read More

Former Ghilbi Artist Yōjirō Arai Making Directorial Debut!

TaifunoNorudaBy Clay Bohle Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro – Studio Ghibli is synonymous with animated movie magic. Even... Read More

Live-Action ʻAttack on Titanʼ Miniseries Streaming This Summer!

AoTPosterby Clay Bohle Original content is king for online streaming services. Netflix changed the game with ʻHouse of Cards,ʼ and... Read More

You Can (Not) Redo Godzilla: Anno Announces His Next Project.

AnnoAndHiguchiby Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass When the third episode in the Rebuild Of Evangelion movie franchise was released in November,... Read More

Gen Con Leaving Indy Due to Passing of Discriminatory Legislature

GenConThough contracted to stay in Indianapolis through 2020, Gen Con has officially begun discussions about moving the show after that... Read More

Illustrator Tokiya Sakba – King of Twitter Pokémon Mashups!

Tokiya1Ever wondered what it would look like if you crossed a Luxray with a Scolipede? Well it’s your lucky day!... Read More

Space Dandy Deck-Building Card Game Gets Funded!

SpaceDandyCardManga Publisher Seven Seas took to Kickstarter to fund their concept for a deck-building card game based on the popular... Read More

Geeklair: My Pray For Japan Memories

6843696225_acfd323d57_oby Michelle “Ms. Geek” Klein-Hass The tragic Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami will have happened four years ago this... Read More

Host our new Anime Review Show on TOKYOPOP TV!

FBFinalTOKYOPOP TV has become a hub for Asian Pop Culture on YouTube with the latest trailers for Japanese movies and... Read More

Japan to Offer New Virtual High School Experience!

VirtualHS2Online education is nothing new. For years, students have been able to take courses from home in the form of... Read More

Kickstarter Anime Project ‘Under the Dog’ Faces Creative Shakeup

UnderTheDog“Under the Dog,” the Masahiro Ando-directed anime short that raised $878,000 via Kickstarter last September, is undergoing a major creative... Read More

Meet the Bad@$$ Women of Knockouts!

Knockouts_Trailer_ImageWe got help from some amazing actresses and professional stuntwomen to make the Knockouts Concept Trailer. These women punched and... Read More

Interview with Knockouts Director Leo Kei Angelos!

LeoHeadshot2We sat down with Leo Kei Angelos, the director of the upcoming Knockouts film and otaku extraordinaire, to talk about... Read More

Attack on Titan: The Real Opens in Universal Studios Japan!

OpenWideUSJ officially opened its new Attack on Titan attraction today, January 23, 2015! The AoT attraction is part of Universal’s... Read More

Another Anime Los Angeles In The Books

IMG_20150109_170853Anime Los Angeles is easily the most enjoyable con I go to on a regular basis. It’s not big and... Read More

You Need to Follow Kyoto’s Kiyomizu Temple on Instagram!

Kiyomizu1A UNESCO World Heritage site located in Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kiyomizu Temple, which means “pure water,” takes its name from the... Read More

Korean Illustrator Remixes Western Fairytales with Traditional Manhwa Stylings

BeautyandtheBeastManhwaKorean illustrator Na Young Wu has created a fresh new perspective of classic Western fairytales, and their Disney adaptations, by... Read More

Up all night to get lucky: Fukubukuro 2015

FUKU15-KWI_gWhile New Year’s Day is strictly for family in Japan, people sometimes sneak away from their family gatherings to line... Read More