This Final Fantasy-Style, Redesigned Action Figure Of Batman Is Madness

Tetsuya Nomura, best known as the director and character designer of videogames like Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy, and decided to take a crack at redesigning the World's Greatest Detective. Then Square Enix USA decided to make an action figure of the results. The result? Shut up and take my goddamn money. » 7/24/14 12:47pm Thursday 12:47pm

Japan's Mt. Fuji Volcano In A "Critical State"

In March 2011, the most violent earthquake in Japan's recorded history shuddered through that country's bedrock. The greatest geological disturbance, however, was recorded not at the quake's epicenter in Tohoku, but the earth beneath Mount Fuji, indicating the active volcano is now likely in what researchers call a… » 7/16/14 8:35am 7/16/14 8:35am

Japan's Live-Action Lupin the 3rd Movie Is Just Perfect

If you're any kind of fan of Japan's beloved gentleman-thief, you probably had your doubts that the long-lived character (he's approaching 50!) could translate from anime to live-action. But thanks to Godzilla: Final Wars' Ryuhei Kitamura as the director, and a fabulous cast, the upcoming movie looks like it nailed it. » 6/26/14 6:23am 6/26/14 6:23am