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    Wednesday March 10, 2021
  • Console Modder Earns Guinness World Record for Smallest Working Nintendo 64 Console

    Portable console with built-in LCD display only slightly larger than standard cartridge

    For many people across the world, the allure of holding a Guinness World Record is enough to drive someone to accomplish great things, and even strange things in order to hold a record and be immortalized in the record books. For hardware modder Gunnar Torquist all it took was building the world's smallest and functional Nintendo 64. Read on for the pictures and YouTube video.

  • Tuesday December 3, 2019
  • PlayStation Wins the ‘Best-Selling Home Video Game Console Brand’ Guinness World Record

    With over 450 million home consoles sold, Sony is number one on the leader board

    With 450 million units sold over four generations of consoles, PlayStation announced on Twitter on December 3 that the ‘PlayStation brand’ has won the “Best-Selling Home Video Game Console Brand” Guinness World Record. Hit the jump to learn more!


  • Thursday August 29, 2019
  • Meet the Man with the World's Largest Dragon Ball Collection

    Guinness recognizes fan with collection of more than 10,000 pieces

    How do you show your love of your favorite anime? One Dragon Ball fan has gone all out, assembling a collection of more than 10,000 pieces of merch! Check out the collection, and find out more about him, after the jump!

  • Saturday July 13, 2019
  • Guinness Record Attempt for World's Largest Kamehameha to Take Place at Comic-Con

    2019 Dragon Ball World Adventure kicks off later this month

    It's almost time for this year's version of the Dragon Ball World Tour. Toei, Funimation, and Bluefin have teamed up again for the 2019 Dragon Ball World Adventure, and this time they're setting their sights on a Guinness World Record. Read on for more.

  • Tuesday June 18, 2019
  • DanMachi: Memoria Freese Lands Guinness Record for Most Spoken Lines in a Mobile Game

    Bell Cranell VA Yoshitsugu Matsuoko speaks the equivalent of a 24-episode anime

    If you thought there was a lot of dialogue in your average mobile game, they don't have anything on Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Memoria Freese. See what earned it and lead voice actor Yoshitsugu Matsuoka a Guinness World Record after the jump! 

  • Monday November 26, 2018
  • Tottori City is Now Home to the "World's Most Expensive Crab"

    Single crustacean that was purchased for 2 million yen at auction is certified by Guinness World Records

    The city of Tottori in Tottori Prefecture in western Japan has nothing to be crabby about, because according to Guinness World Records, they now possess the world's "most expensive crab sold at auction" thanks to a sprightly 1.28 kilogram (2.82 lb) male snow crab that was sold at auction for 2 million yen (about $17,605 US) on November 07, 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday September 24, 2017
  • Belgian Tech Student Crafts Record Winning "Largest Game Boy"

    Giant-size portable video game console is fully functional and just over 1 meter tall

    Ilhan Ünal, a Brussels-based university student studying multimedia and communications who works weekends as a hardware / software developer, has won a Guinness World Record for crafting the largest, fully functional replica of the Nintendo Game Boy portable video game console. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday July 25, 2017
  • Singer Mai Kuraki Wins Guinness World Record for "Case Closed" Music

    Kuraki holds the record for "the most theme songs performed by a single artist for an anime series"

    At an official ceremony in Tokyo on July 25, 2017, singer Mai Kuraki was given the Guiness World Record award for "most theme songs performed by a single artist for an anime series" for her work producing 21 songs so far for Case Closed (known in Japan as Detective Conan). Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday January 31, 2017
  • Masako Nozawa Wins Guinness World Records for Video Game Voice Acting

    Nozawa has provided the voice of Son Goku in "Dragon Ball Z" video games since 1993

    Veteran voice actress Masako Nozawa has been honored with a pair of awards by Guinness World Records, recognizing her as the current record-holder for the longest time voicing a single character in video games and also as for the longest time working as a voice actor in video games for her work as Son Goku in Bandai Namco Entertainment's Dragon Ball Z video games. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday September 6, 2016
  • "Dragon Quest" Composer Koichi Sugiyama Wins 2nd Guinness World Record

    Sugiyama is the "Oldest videogame music composer" as of January 28, 2016

    Conductor, composer, and orchestrator Koichi Sugiyama - best known internationally for his work on Square Enix's Dragon Quest games - was recently honored with his 2nd Guinness World Record award: as of January 28, 2016, Mr. Sugiyama is on record as the "Oldest videogame music composer". Hit the jump to learn more.

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