Tag Archives: Japan

Lawson’s Evangelion Campaign

Japanese convenience store chain Lawson is currently doing an Evangelion 2.0 promotional campaign from August 16 to Sept. 12th, which might be to overlap with the movie’s debut on broadcast Japanese TV on August 26th. Lawson have done some anime … Continue reading

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An Appeal for After Quake Support

Pixiv artist: えいとまん When I was reading late Thursday night about the 8.9 mag earthquake off the coast of Japan, I had the same strange “unreal” feeling that I was gripped while following the Akihabara street incident in 2008. A … Continue reading

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Nigorimasen Podcast #11: Looking Back at Twenty Ten

I invited Humberto Saabedra from AnimeNews.biz (and PhoneNews.com) & LB Bryant from OtakuReview.net (plus Ani.me) to discuss the past year in news. We covered some manga industry moves, the recently passed Tokyo Bill 156 (the best part of the show, frankly), and domestic anime publishing stuff. Recorded on December 18, 2010.

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NPB Monday: September 21, 2009

I skipped this feature last week but it’s back. (Not that anyone really missed it.) Playoff Run Standings (after 9/21 games) – * = clinched playoff spot Central League 1st – *Yomiuri (—; 13 games left) 2nd – *Chunichi (9 … Continue reading

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NPB Monday: September 7th, 2009

This week, I’ll lead off by talking about ties, an almost foreign concept in contemporary American sports outside of the MLS. After 12 innings of play in a regular season game, both teams stop and each gets credit for a … Continue reading

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