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TGS 2015: Bandai Namco Lineup

Another prolific developer recently showed their lineup for Tokyo Game Show 2015. Bandai Namco released their list early this morning but there appears to have been a few leaks which seem to indicate that they’ll be having more games on show that what they originally mentioned. FYI, the list below is including the leaks. Looks […]

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TGS 2015: Capcom Lineup

It’s that awesome time of the year…TOKYO GAME SHOW! Once again Japandaman will be on the showroom floor bringing you all the latest from the game developers. Here’s a peek at what Capcom have announced so far for TGS 2015.   Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX (3DS) – Playable Monster Hunter Spirits […]

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Attack On Titan Live Action Full Trailer

Just had to share this trailer for the upcoming first installment of the live action movie version of Attack on Titan. I had been dying to see the corps in action with their 3D maneuvering gear and this trailer finally shows it and yes…it looks great! For those in Australia, here’s a link to the […]

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Meeting Danny Choo!

For those of you who don’t know, apart from running this fine site, I also host and produce a TV show on community TV called It’s Japan, Man! I’ll provide the relevant links at the bottom. We were recently in Sydney covering SMASH! and were lucky enough to get some great interviews with a few […]

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Satoru Iwata Passes Away

It’s a very sad morning to wake up to and hear that Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55. Nintendo have released a short statement which is below: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct […]

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Supanova Melbourne 2015 Video Highlights

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 2015 Cosplayer Report

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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Attack On Titan Live Action Trailer

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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Sega Dreamcast Theme For Nintendo 3DS

In yet another “Japan is awesome” bit of news, we hear that something really cool and retro is heading for the Nintendo 3DS. Fans of the Sega Dreamcast will be pleased to hear that a new theme, based around Sega’s console, is headed to the 3DS. The theme has awesome effects like the sound of […]

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A Look At Hachiko’s New Statue

We ran a post the other day about the new statue featuring Japan’s favourite canine reunited with his owner who sadly passed away, Professor Hidesaburo Ueno. The new statue has been erected at the university where the Professor used to teach, the University of Tokyo. Recently a reporter from Rocket News had the chance to go […]