New Shonen Jump Attraction For Universal Studios Japan

It seems like everytime we turn around, Universal Studios Japan has a new feature for visitors to marvel at. If it isn’t a Biohazard attraction, it’s a Monster Hunter or in this case, Shonen Jump. Specifically, three different manga will have attractions, Death Note, Dragon Ball and One Piece. Universal Studios is no stranger to One Piece attractions having previously hosted such an event but now … Continue reading New Shonen Jump Attraction For Universal Studios Japan

Gaming Life In Japan ~ 2/2/15 – 8/2/15

After what has to be an eternity, one of the most popular segments on japandaman.com is back…it’s time for Gaming Life in Japan! Time to  take a look at what’s been the biggest sellers in both software and hardware for the past week. Software Chart   [PS3] Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Bandai Namco, 01/29/15) – 44,221 (New) [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Bandai Namco, 01/29/15) – 34,690 … Continue reading Gaming Life In Japan ~ 2/2/15 – 8/2/15

Shonen Jump anniversary t shirts

We’ve already seen the PS3/PS Vita fighting game, J-Stars Victory VS, being all about celebrating the 45th anniversary of Shonen Jump, the manga publication. It doesn’t stop there however with the news that these awesome t shirts are being produced as part of the anniversary celebrations. The t shirts themselves look pretty special with illustrations of One Piece, Toriko and Dragon Ball. There’s two different … Continue reading Shonen Jump anniversary t shirts

Dragon Ball Creator Says “Hollywood’s Dragon Ball Sucked”

Dragon Ball is a much loved anime and manga with thousands of followers around the world. And now on the cusp of the first Dragon Ball animated movie in over a decade, the creator or mangaka of the series, Akira Toriyama, has come forward to say what he thought of the Hollywood adaptation. To say he was less than impressed is doing it justice when what … Continue reading Dragon Ball Creator Says “Hollywood’s Dragon Ball Sucked”

Dragon Ball Drinks Return To Japan

March 30th heralds the release of the film, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods in Japan, so to mark the occasion, themed cans of soft drinks will be making a return to Japanese vending machines. The drinks, Dragon Ball Cola Zero and Cider, will contain six different designs when they load up in vending machines on February 25. The cans of Dragon Ball Cola Zero will pay their respects … Continue reading Dragon Ball Drinks Return To Japan

Dragon Ball Heroes Port Comes To 3DS

Dragon Ball Heroes is an arcade card game in Japan which Namco Bandai is working on bringing to the Nintendo 3DS with a date of February 28 being given when Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission will be released. If you’re already a fan of the arcade game, you can lash out for the Limited Edition bundle available from Lalabit Market which ships with an official Dragon … Continue reading Dragon Ball Heroes Port Comes To 3DS