Matthew Vella

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A Dragon Ball Z-Themed Cafe Opened Doors In Japan

If you didn't have enough reasons to go Japan as it is, here's something that may finally lure you in – a <b>Dragon Ball Cafe & Diner</b> in Osaka invites …

Dragon Ball

Rozen Maiden Gothic Frills Inspire New Lingerie

The gothic lolita anime and manga franchise Rozen Maiden is the latest inspiration for new lingerie by SuperGroupies. The Peach Pit series is …

Anime

Jaden Smith Is A Teenage Demon Slayer In New Anime Series From Ezra Koenig

Last year, actor Jude Law revealed that he and Jaden Smith had lent their voices to a "vibey" new animated series created by Vampire Weekend frontman …

Anime

Fans Crowdfund a Hatsune Miku Shrine For Over $40,000

Last year, a group of South Korean Hatsune Miku fans crowdfunded a billboard dedicated to the digital diva. This year, they’re back, and this time …

Anime

‘Keijo’ Season 2 Release Date: Manga Rumors Wrong, Second Season Of ‘Keijo: Hip Whip Girl’ Anime Possible

Will the <i>Keijo</i> Season 2 release date never happen because the poor anime Blu-Ray sales caused the <i>Keijo</i> manga to be canceled? That’s what the rumors …

When Is the Best Time to Visit Japan?

If you've decided to visit Japan, you may be wondering when the best time to visit the country is. Fortunately, Japan is a place that appeals to …

Japan’s Hot Tub Theme Park Just Opened, Complete With a Bathtub Merry-Go-Round

Japan’s highly anticipated, improbably real, spa-themed amusement park opened in Beppu over the weekend, about eight months after the idea for the …

Walt Disney Company

The Winning Photos of Nat Geo’s Travel Photographer of the Year 2017

<i>National Geographic</i> has announced the winners of its prestigious Travel Photographer of the Year photo contest for 2017. The grand prize winner is …

GATE Limited Edition BD+DVD

Synopsis:<p>33-year-old JSDF Lieutenant Yoji Itami openly professes that his job is only a means to support his otaku hobbies. However, he doesn't …

Anime

CG Woman Selling Beer In A Japanese Supermarket

If you’ve ever been to a supermarket in Japan, you’ll know that throughout the store, there are people offering free samples and prompting various …

Japan

Google is using AI to create stunning landscape photos using Street View imagery

Google’s AI photo editor tricked even professional photographers<p>Google’s latest artificial intelligence experiment is taking in Street View imagery from Google Maps and transforming it into professional-grade photography through post-processing — all without a human touch. Hui Fang, a software …

An Artist Reimagined Famous Paintings With Cartoon Characters And The Results Are Super Cool

Rick and Morty meets "The Scream."

Eromanga Sensei Gets Its Own 'Painful Plane'

Few can boast owning an <i>itasha</i>, or picture-wrapped car, with their favorite video game or anime character but even fewer can claim an <i>ita</i> plane. …

Anime

Videos: Another Top 10 Games You Should NEVER Play in Front of Your Parents

This is a new video from WatchMojo.com that lists another top 10 games you should never play in front of your parents. It is the continuation of a …

Top 10

Geneva Motor Show 2017: Aston Martin DB5 reborn as the Speedback GT (yours for £594,000)

David Brown Automotive has been handcrafting 1960s-inspired, Aston Martin DB5-lookalike bodies on Jaguar XKR platforms for three years now, and badging the coachbuilt model the Speedback GT.<p>An updated Speedback GT was unveiled at the Geneva motor show last week, with stiffer suspension and minor …

Japan Is Getting a Ninja Museum

Ninjas are undeniably cool—and not necessarily because they always wear black. Though pop culture ninjas have a monochrome look, historically …

Pop-Tarts made into pizza, tacos, and even 'fries'

NEW YORK -- Even if you love Pop-Tarts, the notion of making them into faux versions of pizza, tacos, burritos and chili-topped french fries might not exactly have your taste buds dancing with anticipation.<p>But even if the concoctions sound disgusting, take heart. They'll only be around for a …

An Unofficial Ranking of 17 Talenti Gelato Flavors

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream — except maybe when we scream for gelato, ice cream's cousin from an Italian mother. It's denser, …

'Hollyweed' prankster surrenders to LAPD, arrested in trespassing case, police say

A Pomona artist was arrested Monday on suspicion of trespassing in connection with altering the Hollywood sign to read "HOLLYWeeD" on New Year's Day, police said.<p>Accompanied by an attorney, Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30, surrendered at 12:10 p.m. to Los Angeles Police Department detectives in …

Cute Anime Holograph Digital Assistants are Mildly Terrifying

This is what Tron would design if he had an internship at Braun and was obsessed with "Robotech"<p>I get what they're trying to do here—and I don't like …

Anime

Rise of the Dark Magical Girls

If you showed this season's Magical Girl Raising Project to an anime fan from around ten years ago, they probably wouldn't know what to make of it. …

An homage to fromage: 10 incredible British cheeses to try before you die

<b>Forget brie or camembert - the Brits make cheese like no-one else. Patrick McGuigan picks 10 of the best</b><p><b>Stawley</b><p>Velvety white and with brain-like wrinkles, the rind on this Somerset goats' cheese is a thing of beauty.<p>It also plays an important role in Stawley's complex flavours, imparting intense …

10 Unusual and Awesome Hotels for Your Travel Bucket List

When it comes to finding the perfect hotel for an upcoming vacation, there are many factors that can go into your decision. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, babymoon locale or just somewhere to get away with your BFF or S.O., location, amenities and budget are just a few of the …

Check Out These Japanese Women Who Are Cosplaying as Harley Quinn! – Japan Info

<i>Suicide Squad</i> is one of the superhero films that has recently gained popularity in Japan. Even before the movie’s opening, many cosplay enthusiasts …

Crazy Addictive Cornmeal Biscuits With Cheddar, Chives and Jalapeños

For the novice baker, making buttermilk biscuits from scratch might seem like a terrifying culinary endeavor. But truthfully, this flavored buttery quick bread only requires a few simple steps and a really hot oven. You won’t regret whipping up a batch: Each addictive mouthful is loaded with …

Crunchyroll Releases Map of Most Popular Fall Simulcasts for U.S., Canada

Crunchyroll released on Twitter maps of the U.S. and Canada late last week showing the site's most popular fall simulcast anime by state and province.<p>…

Anime

The Ockel Sirius A is a mobile computer that runs Windows 10

Around 10 years ago, before the rise of the smartphone, there was a brief moment when it looked like mobile devices were going to take a very different direction. Ultra-mobile PCs — small, even pocket-sized Windows computers that ran the same full versions of Windows XP or Vista as your desktop, …

Windows 10

Hyundai reveals race-ready Veloster concept for SEMA

We don’t get the Hyundai Veloster anymore in the UK, but for fans of the oddly-doored coupe, perhaps this might be of interest. Hyundai has teamed up …