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Tokaigi Game Party Japan 2015

Makuhari Messe was host to a new convention a couple of weekends ago. The Tokaigi Game Party Japan 2015 ran from January 31 through to 1st of February and was formally known as the Nico Nico Tokaigi. The event was being promoted as a place to experience new games, enjoy retro titles, make friends offline and more importantly, […]

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Anime Games

Akihabara game & anime ads 2013

Time for our monthly look at the latest street ads from Akihabara for August which are showing off and advertising the current games and anime shows doing the rounds. [AFG_gallery id=’311′] Can you spot any of your favourites or anything you’re looking forward to?

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Anime

Anime & Game Ads, Akihabara May 2013

Another month has come and gone in Akihabara, Ground Zero for Otakus worldwide and with it comes our monthly glimpse into what posters are featuring around the place promoting anime’s, games and other cool, awesome stuff. [AFG_gallery id=’289′]  

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Games

Wii U schedule for Japan

Living in Japan, just bought a Wii U and are wondering what’s coming out for it and more importantly, when? We have a comprehensive list below of what you can expect this year for Nintendo’s latest console. There are some great titles in there like Pikmin 3, Injustice and the Yakuza 1&2 HD collection for […]

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Cosplay

Nico Nico Chokaigi 2013 Part 1: Cosplayers

This weekend saw the second Nico Nico Chokaigi being held at Makuhari Messe by Dwango. “Chokaigi” can be translated as “super conference”. The event which ran for two days over April 27 and April 28 is an event made for Otakus with some of the interests being covered ranging from dance, cosplay, games, food, art […]

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Games Japan

Japan’s Top Selling Games For 2012

2013 is in full swing so this would be a great time to cast an introspective eye back on 2012 to see which games sold like hotcakes for 2012. No real surprise for number one with Pokemon taking out the top gong while Animal Crossing did well to come in second considering how late it […]

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Akihabara Anime & Game Ads For November

Akihabara, Ground Zero for all things Otaku, is always changing and ever evolving. This is never more evident than with the street ads for upcoming or current video games and anime, both which do huge business in Japan. Akihabara is the place to be if you wish to feed your hobby featuring anime, gaming, figure, […]

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Game Impressions From TGS Day Two

More game impressions from Stephanie, Japandaman Dailies’ Art Editor on site at the Tokyo Game Show, Day Two! Skyrim (PS3/Xbox360) Played at the XBox booth, I could choose my race, but the booth girl didn’t let me use the customization so I got to play as a plain boring khajit. During the loading screens, objects, […]

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Game Impressions From TGS Day One

As well as all the awesome pics that Art Editor Stephanie snapped whille at TGS, she also managed to play quite a few games. Her impressions of what she played can be found below. Never Dead (PS3/Xbox360) Trailer looked great. The game has power ups, different weapons and monsters. Something along the lines of he […]

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Games

Major Titles Inbound For 3DS

Today’s Nintendo Conference centered around the 3DS and what we, as consumers, can expect to see for the handheld which to be honest promised much before launch but failed, just by a bit, to deliver. Well, today marked the event that everyone was waiting for…the announcement of games! Feast your eyes on the list below, […]