One of the reasons Summer anime Free! was such a success was due to the fit upper-body of healthy young males being prominently featured and displayed, and it may help the sales of this new calendar in Japan. Now, a Japanese fitness center that has facilities nationwide has decided to promote healthy living by creating a calendar of their popular male instructors. Watch the promotional video after the jump!
The end card for the last episode of Attack On Titan was done by none other than the original author himself, Hajime Isayama. *SPOILER WARNING FOR THOSE WHO HAS NOT SEEN THE END CARD YET* It was already funny enough as a joke, but he also posted the blank version of it on his blog, silently suggesting to fans to go have fun with it. A rough sketch of the end card and a photo of him with staff and cast also follows after the jump!
Hobbystock will release this uniquely innovative Free! anime related smartphone case in November. It features Iwatobi-chan, unexpectedly, made of terrycloth and the size of it is sure to show your Free! love to anyone who recognizes it. Would Haruka use it? Would you use it? See the photos after the jump!
Japanese camera app developers have been producing so many camera apps that make you wonder why they even made them in the first place. but this one is definitely one of the most useless or least useful camera apps ever made. Egashira 2:50, a Japanese comedian famous for reckless physical action in black spandex is the feature of this camera app. Why? Who knows. More after the jump!
While the released image of the painted upcoming Kuroko Tetsuya figure from Mega House is keeping fans on their toes for the pre-order opening day in Japan, these found images of pirated Kuroko's Basketball figures are making fans laugh at their blatant inaccuracy in the meantime. See the images after the jump!
If you’re feeling lazy, and don’t hold a grudge against carbs, consider getting cozy with one of the uniquely goofy bread-inspired cushions. Get a look after the jump!
A popular voice actor will make an appearance on NHK's E Channel with Nakagawa Shoko, aka Shokotan in a maid uniform and also posted a photo of himself in maid cosplay. Why? The photo and more details after the jump!
Out of all the video games in all the world, Call of Duty keeps popping up with strange and unexpected news. Did you know that gamers have been playing Call of Duty for just under 3 million years' worth of game time? Hit the jump for more details!
Suieibuin, literally a member of a swimming club in Japanese, is a Nico user who makes live-action versions of anime opening and ending themes in his speedos, a pair of googles and the signature smile on his face and now, he has created the live-action Free! anime ending theme, Splash Free! and urges fangirls to look at the reality....there are no ripped swimming boys with shota-like faces as found in the anime! See it for yourself after the jump!
The developer of the Nenshou! fitness app originally created an app strictly focused on keeping motivation going by incorporating gal game elements and enjoyed the success of 50K downloads for the series. Now, the app will be available for girls/women using the same concept of incorporating otome game elements into a fitness app. More after the jump!
Ever dreamed of having your own powered suit? Now it is available only for 1,250,000 JPY! But wait, this new and entertaining promotional video with English subtitles may change your mind on that purchase. Watch the video after the jump!
If "Hadaka Apron" (a naked girl with only an apron) has been a fantasy for Japanese men for a long time, then what would be the equivalent fantasy for women? As it turns out, hadaka necktie. P&G Japan has created a series of ads featuring western men in Hadaka necktie or just shirtless teaching useful English pick up lines to Japanese women. Dare to watch the video after the jump!
Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy has introduced a new version of long-time favorite Japanese table top game, Pop-Up Pirate where the poor pirate jumps 5 times higher compared to the existing version. According to the apologetic video, the new version called Cho Tobi Jumbo Pop-Up Pirate was the product of a design mistake. Watch how high it jumps after the jump! (No pun intended)
The Colossal Titan strikes again!! The giant terrorized Anime Contents Expo in Japan in the Spring, but the US version of the famous titan from Attack On Titan appeared at Animegacon in Las Vegas, then went off to the Las Vegas Strip! Watch this fan-made video with the Colossal Titan cosplayer with caution....it's lots of muscles and no skin.