Japanese illustration site pixiv recently passed the whopping 10-million user mark. Naturally, they’ve hired an 10-girl-strong idol group to help celebrate this historic event. Watch the music video for “pixiv Ondo” after the jump!
It took a while to catch on, but dressing up and acting nuts on Halloween is now officially a “thing” now in Tokyo and this clip captures the festive spirit in the streets of Shibuya. Watch after the jump, because we’re not letting go of spooky fun just yet!
Talk about your Halloween horrors: A Hooters restaurant in Tokyo recently played host to a promotional event for a home video release of the latest Grudge film, complete with a disco dancing vengeful ghost woman. Watch in disbelief after the jump!
Japanese idol group Cheeky Parade recently visited the Big Apple for the first time to attend the CBGB Music festival. A whirlwind music video documenting the trip is now available for viewing. Enjoy after the jump!
Good things come to those who wait! Example: Anime Expo was a few months ago, but only now has a new music video emerged from the gang at CospLA featuring tons of impressive outfits and plenty of wacky dancing. Enjoy below!
Japan’s inventors and innovators showed off a bunch of cool stuff at the recent Digital Contents Expo including the latest twists on augmented reality, robotics, and playing “doctor” with anime characters. Check out a report after the jump!
“Robots in disguise” take a big step forward to becoming a reality with the debut of a new robot prototype in Japan that can transform from bi-pedal human form to action-ready automobile. Watch a demo video after the jump!
The stakes are high as Japanese guys in colored cosplay wigs dance around like mechanical men at the Tokyo Robot Restaurant in the new promo video by boy band Bullet Train. Watch it, and steal moves for your own inevitable robot dance, after the jump!
Mechanical marvels of all shapes and sizes are gathering in Tokyo now for the event known as Japan Robot Week. Get a sneak peek at the our future high tech overlords after the jump!
"The Rise of the Machines" continues apace in Japan as Kawada Industries unveils a humanoid robot that serves piping hot coffee to folks attending the Japan Robot Week event. Watch a report after the jump!
Crunchy News editor Patrick Macias and J-pop fun site MTV81 conclude their recent round of live event reportage in Tokyo with a look at the whirlwind all night club event known as THE BLOCK PARADE. Enjoy after the jump!
CR News dude Patrick Macias and J-pop entertainment site MTV81 continue their series of recent event reports with a trip to the idol group gauntlet known as RE:IDOL PARADE. Read on after the jump!
News editor in chief Patrick Macias and J-pop entertainment site MTV81 kick off a round of live event reports with a look at the music, fashion, and food-a-thon known as the MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL. Get a eyeful after the jump!
J-rock band The Pillows are much loved for their contributions to the FLCL and BECK anime soundtracks. Now, the group has a new album slated for release later this month. Get a peep at the promo video for “Moondust” after the jump!