Greetings readers of Japandaman.com! I am that man called Karl, a new addition to the Japandaman.com writing staff. Now I’m going to be bringing a few different things to the site. At the moment I’ve got 2 projects in the works. Project one will be the “Ranger Rewind Podcast”; an audio podcast where I will […]

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The weekend that just passed saw the commencement of the convention season for 2015 with Supanova rolling into Melbourne. Melbourne is the first of many stops for the Supanova train. Always attracting many Supa Star guests, this year was no different. From Christopher Lloyd from Back to the Future, George Takei from Star Trek, Charisma […]

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AnimeJapan is easily one of the largest cons in Japan revolving around anime/manga which is held at the Tokyo Big Sight. The event recently wrapped up on the March 21 & 22 weekend which were the two public days. The event attracts TV stations, anime developers, game developers, various merchandise manufacturers plus loads more related […]

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Shingeki no Kyojin, or as it’s known in the West, Attack on Titan, is a hugely popular dramatic series which started life as a manga before evolving into a superior anime series. The series has so far spawned one season however a second season will be released as well. But before that, there’s a live […]

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Attack on Titan is such a massively popular series, from the manga through to the anime, 3DS game and loads of merchandise. Capcom have recently announced that they’re the AoT series will be branching off into the world of arcades. We know that the game will be launching in Japan during Summer and that during […]

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You know when you’re at work and you’re thirsty so you head to the water cooler? Imagine how much more interesting it would be and how different the conversation would be if the water coolers looked like this. Aqua Clara is a Japanese based water cooler manufacturer who have a range of coolers called ‚ÄúDress-Up […]

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Studio Ghibli is a much loved animation studio cranking out such beautiful classics as My Neighbour Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle and the Academy Award winning, Spirited Away. If you happen to visit Japan, then a visit to the Studio Ghibli Museum is a must. You’ll be able to see exclusive artwork and other treasures that […]

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Osaka has their own version Tokyo’s Akihabara known as Otaroad. Some would even say that Otaroad is superior to Akiba in many ways and a bigger range of goods despite being smaller in size. Now another hugely popular franchise is set to have their own store in Otaroad. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is set to […]

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