Only In Japan Will A Wild Gundam Toyota Auris Appear

Commuting to and from my other job as a junior high school English teacher on the Saitama/Gunma border, I see a lot of really cool cars on the road. Vehicles you can only really find in Japan, especially if they are special editions. Product tie-ins are huge in Japan, and cars are no exception. » 9/13/14 3:18pm 9/13/14 3:18pm

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 7/24/14 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