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No, seriously, what is with these anime Toyota Prius Impossible Girls

In addition to offering improved fuel economy and better handling, every 2016 Toyota Prius apparently also comes with 40 squeaky-voiced anime girls inside. That's the message of a weird ad from Japan that you really need to see. Using animated characters in commercials isn't new for Toyota, but the …

6 Villains That Saved the Day - The List [2016-01-23]

The heroes might be the stars of the show, but a work of fiction is really made by an awesome antagonist. Someone the audience loves to hate or finds …

Boku dake da Inai Machi Anime Will Adapt the Manga’s Original Ending

The director of the anime adaptation of Kei Sanbe’s Boku dake ga Inai Machi (ERASED) manga, Tomohiko Ito (Sword Art Online, Silver Spoon), has …

Anime

Erotic Manga Artist Threatens to Quit Unless Pirates Stop - Interest

While content creators have varying reactions to piracy, generally they're not too thrilled about it as it cuts into their profits. Gujira, an erotic …

Manga

Japanese Fans Pick Their Favorite Anime Siblings

Charapedia has published the results of their latest 10,000 reader poll, asking anime fans about their favorite set of siblings. Who has the …

Toshiba to sell part of its chip operations: sources

The electronics conglomerate has started accepting bids, with early interest shown by the Development Bank of Japan Inc, said the sources, who declined to be identified because they are not authorized to talk to the media.<p>The state-owned bank has already invested in Seiko Holdings Corp's …

IT

Tokyu Hands pop-up store opens in Pavilion KL

If you love ingenious Japanese inventions (the ones you never knew you needed), Japan's famed lifestyle superstore Tokyu Hands has opened a pop-up at …

Japan

The Perfect Balance Between Urban and Nature

Aichi Prefecture is located right near the very center of Japan, and was greatly valued by the Shogunate as a strategic point of the Tokaido Highway. …

Japan

Ace of Diamond: Second Season Anime Casts Tsubasa Yonaga

Voice actor joins cast as Shinji Akamatsu<p>The official website for the Ace of Diamond: Second Season television anime series revealed on Wednesday …

When "yes" means "no" — The Japanese language quirk that trips English speakers up

You can learn all the words and practice all the kanji, but there’s one little Japanese language quirk that will almost certainly trip you up when …

Language Learning