Complete Samus Aran and Metroid Story

super metroid box

I’ve stated in a couple posts before that Samus Aran is my video game wife and she would like all her adoring fans to refer to her by her full name Samus Aran-Jamaipanese. My darling’s new game drops at the end of this month and...


Japan bidding to Host 2022 World Cup

The 2010 World Cup only recently finished after being successfully staged in South Africa. We already know that the 2014 world Cup is headed to Brazil and that it is widely believed that the 2018 games will be awarded to a European country. However the...


Tokyo Game Show 2010 Information

TGS 2010 Mascot/Idol

The 20th staging of the Tokyo Game Show is now only a month away. TGS 2010 will take place over a four-day period from Thursday, September 16 to Sunday, September 19, 2010 at Makuhari Messe in Mihama-ku, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture. As usual the first...


Cat Shit One – First Impressions

Yes the title of this post is correct and not a typo. Cat Shit one is an anime I posted the trailer for last year and after a few delays the first episode has finally been released. From the reading I did after first seeing...


6 Nostalgic Anime Openings from the 90’s

100 geek points to the first person who leaves a comment with the name of this Gundam

I listen to music while doing my droid-like duties at work and depending on my mood I might go for any kind of music from some soothing Bob Marley to some classic Nelly Furtado. Lately I’ve been more in the mood for anime soundtracks and...


My Dream Home in Japan? New meets Old

I have a appreciation for really old things, there is something fascinating about them and I might sound weird but believe that really old things have developed personalities over time no matter if it’s a simple old coin or the pyramids of Giza. At the...


Oh My God! I Killed L!

With such a big head a strong neck is necessary

My L nendoroid was acquired over a year ago and due to my clumsiness and fiddling I have managed to break or lose all the neck joins that came with the figure (4 of them I think). The last one broke over the weekend when...


Manga marks 50 years of US Japan Alliance

Usa-kun and Arai Anzu-chan

The US Military in Japan has published the first chapter of a new manga to coincide with  50 year anniversary of the security pact between Japan and the USA. The first chapter is entitled entitled “Our Alliance – A Lasting Partnership” and will start the...


Gundam in Shizuoka Info and Time-lapse video

shizuoka giant gundam japan

The giant Gundam has a new home in Shizuoka City and was official unveiled and opened up to the public recently. Almost 1 million people are expected to visit the 1/1 scale , 18 metre, 35 tonne robot which will be on display in the...


Basic Japanese has Inflitrated my Vocabulary

I have been studying Japanese on and off far too long to not be good at it and while I have sought to blame my delinquency on the lack of opportunities to practice, my inability to remain motivated, a ‘busy’ lifestyle and procrastination there are...