People are constantly coming up with new and creative ways to use tools that are given to them further enrich our lives. In one such way, Japanese users of Asian social networking platform LINE have been enjoying stamps in the chat function, but who would have thought that there was a way to use the existing stamps to "touch" your favorite anime character! Find out how after the jump!
As many of you know, Dragon Ball is such an epic series and in Japan, some comedians make their career out of impersonating characters from the franchise. They're called Dragon Ball Geinin (Geinin meaning Comedian in Japanese) and a group of them got together to create a parody of 1999's Japanese Hip Hop classic, Grateful Days by Dragon Ash appropriately titled Battleful Days featuring Vegeta, Yamcha, Piccolo and Frieza. Watch it after the jump!
It's a little too late for an actual April Fools joke, but YouTube creator Tony Le has put together what might happen if 4Kids got a hold of Studio Trigger's high-energy hit Kill la Kill. Hit the jump to get a first (fake) look at high-octane action anime Bully la Bully!
Live broadcasting on Nico Nico Douga is one of the more popular sources of entertainment in modern day Japan and this internet promotion effectively created a mock web show with a shocking ending. It features a cute Japanese girl as Namanushi, which means "host of the live show" in Japanese and she talks about getting a new bikini. Watch what happens when the audience dares her to change after the jump!
A photo of a store display at an undisclosed anime shop in Japan is getting lots of attention because the display is showcasing the majority of the idol anime / game franchises for male audiences together. Ps, Love Livers, WUG fans and AiKatsu Ojisans are discussing the possible idol war due to this brave, but thoughtless act of promotion. Is this act bad enough to cause a war between fandoms? See the controversial photo after the jump.
Bamboo, the front man of the band milktub recently had the safety at otaku live music shows as the topic of his Nico Nico Douga live broadcast show called Asakusa NOW. Milktub and his people reached a decision to present a different and more peaceful method of audience participation by offering the audience wife/husband body pillows instead of glowsticks at their live events! More after the jump!
NSFW!! A Japanese centerfold model launched a club for a group of female models called Gravure Idols, or Guradoru for short, posting their own SFW and NSFW selfies and the hashtag for the club went viral very quickly. Unexpected rivals as juicy as the bikini models started posting their own delicious (chicken) meat! Confused yet? More after the jump!
Mel Kishida, a Japanese illustrator known as the character designer for Hanasaku Iroha, is also known for his crazy cosplay that is occasionally revealing despite being a pretty good looking male. However, his most recent cosplay photo as Shimakaze from Kantai Collection circulating on Twitter is shocking the fanbase! Before you accept it as just another pretty boy crossplay, behold the ugly truth after the jump!
How many of you felt the strong urge to practice the idol dance from episode 6 of Beyond The Boundary? The whole sequence was so unexpected, no wonder many people are recreating the scene, but one video in particular is getting the attention of viewers for all the wrong, yet so right reasons. Watch Nico Nico dancer Nikomaro in this outrageous NSFW dance video, all done by him after the jump!
Sometimes, the Daikon radish is used to describe a person's legs in Japan as in being too thick and not desirable, but what if the radish itself moans sensually with your touch? Wouldn't that be special? A few college students in Japan created a device called the "SI - Sekuhara-Interface (Sexual Harassment Interface)" and yes, there is a demonstration video. Watch it after the jump.
I guess humans are overrated these days. If being in love with a human is too boring, how about this new Japanese indie game called Fall In Love With Creatures! Kokonoe Kokoro. Fully voiced except for the main character, this Non-Human Dating Sim is free and waiting for you to play. Watch the introduction movie after the jump!
The Colossal Titan from Attack On Titan was spotted in a very unusual place, as the Titan make-up was recently featured in a make-up tip spread in a recent issue of a Japanese fashion magazine specializing in "gyaru" fashion Even with the popularity of the Colossal Titan, how is it possible? Let's see how it looks. after the jump.
Umai-Bo is a Japanese savory snack that's often mentioned in anime and manga such as Gintama and Kuroko's Basketball with tweaked names and anime series such as Macross F and Railgun converted their characters into the snack's goofy artwork. The most recent victim, or willing participant depending on your view is Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Watch the video after the jump!
In the world of Attack On Titan fandom, where the strongest soldier of the mankind is known best for his cleaning attire, the heroine has the best abs and the main character is famous for being kicked in the face, anything is possible. Now comes this new cute little rubber key chain where Attack On Titan characters are covered with a mushroom kigurumi on their heads. See the image after the jump!
A Japanese fashion brand has released a free camera app that makes fashionable Instagram-style photos with poetic lines and their logo so the users can create their own stylish photos to promote the brand. Unfortunately or otherwise depending on your view, Japanese users have turned the app into a sort of instant meme creator. See the images after the jump!