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    Sunday February 16, 2014
  • Check Out Yuzuru Hanyu Drawn As A "Danganronpa" Character

    Plus a fan-made illustration of Yuzuru as an anime character

    It was just yesterday that a Japanese male figure skater and now gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu was drawn as a Jojo's Bizarre Adventure-style character and not only has he been featured in tons of photo memes, now he's been turned into a Danganronpa character in a new fan-made illustration. Yes, even with a Monokuma-style Pooh Bear right next to him. Get a look after the jump!

  • Saturday February 15, 2014
  • Japanese Gold Medalist Inspires New Photo Meme In Japan

    Yuzuru Hanyu's popularity sky rockets after medal win

    Men's figure skating in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games created another star recently, and it is 19-year-old Yuzuru Hanyu. His elegant yet powerful performance not only scored him the gold medal, but the attention of meme creators on the internet looking for another subject to work with. Many memes based on Yuzuru's reaction from the gold medal winning performance are already crowding the internet. See the images after the jump!

  • Tuesday November 5, 2013
  • Hatsune Miku Ranked 14th in the Poll for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Theme Song Singer

    Arashi takes the top, followed by EXILE and Yuzu

    On November 4, Japanese internet search engine and web portal goo reported the result of its online poll for the theme song singer for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic. The most voted group was Arashi, an idol group of the Johnny's Entertainment talent agency. Check the Top 18 ranking after the jump.

  • Friday July 6, 2012
  • VIDEO: Latest Production I.G Animated Promo Continues Story of Olympic Boxer

    Anime studio continues story of women's boxing hopeful Satsuki Ito's Olympic dreams

    Notebook computer maker Acer has posted a new Production I.G (FLCL, Ghost in the Shell, Blood) animated “Surprise 4 U” promo, continuing to track the Olympic dreams of women's boxing hopeful Satsuki Ito. Get a look after the jump.

  • Saturday June 16, 2012
  • Composer Denies Rumor of Miku's 3D Concert at London Olympics

    No chance for the most requested Olympics opening singer?

    A Taiwanese game news site reported last month that a famous Japanese composer Shigeaki Saegusa was writing operatic tunes for the most famous Vocaloid character Hatsune Miku's 3D concert at London Olympic Games. Unfortunately for the Miku fans, his company denied the news this week. Hit the jump for the whole story.