11
Dec
Universal Studios Japan are always bringing out new attractions for the people, from Attack On Titan, Harry Potter and heaps more eye opening experiences. Now they're going to be releasing a series of attractions based on the hugely popular manga, Detective Conan. In fact, there's three attractions coming to the theme park. One of them is an escape room called “Meitantei Conan the Escape ~Zero no...
18
Nov
We're kicking off a new segment today, one that we're all excited about at Japandaman HQ, we present Idol Time! This is where we take a look at the many idols that pop up in Japan and are known for being voice actors, screen/TV actors, models or performers, in general. And we thought we'd kick off the segment by featuring Arisa Komiya. Arisa started as a...
14
Nov
Pokemon fans across the United States have taken to Twitter voicing their opinions on Pikachu's unforseen monologue during the new Pokemon: I Choose You movie. Global News Director at Buzzfeed shared a video which perfectly captures (excuse the pun) the disgust and confusion we're sure you'll all feel when you first hear it too:   https://twitter.com/broderick/status/930126330615730182?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fcomicbook.com%2Fgaming%2F2017%2F11%2F13%2Fpikachu-speaks-english-pokemon%2F   Weird right? This isn't the first time that...
Yes, it's that time of year again when we all get excited as the Madman Anime Festival rolls into Melbourne for 2017. Last year was the debut of the festival, put together by Australia's largest distributor of quality anime, manga and heaps more otaku goodies, Madman. 2017 also saw the festival branch out to Perth and Brisbane before hitting up Melbourne for the last local...
18
Oct
If you're going to promote a chain of cinemas in Japan, you could do worse than enlisting the aid of some well known anime characters. Toho Cinemas have dropped a new promotional commercial showing Kami-Usagi Rope’s Rope and Akira being hassled by Naruto and Boruto. The commercial is to showcase the latest cinema in the Toho chain for the Uenuo area in Tokyo. Catch the ad...
18
Oct
Now here's something that looks absolutely beautiful. Chinese artist, STARshadowmagic, took it upon themselves to reimagine some of the Disney Princesses with gorgeous kimonos completely transforming the characters into something different and amazing to look at. Some of the characters aren't Princesses but they're still beautiful nonetheless. [gallery ids="22180,22181,22182,22183,22184,22185,22186,22187,22188"] For more stunning art, check out the artist over on Pixiv and Twitter.
12
Oct
Yes, you read that right. We’ve seen burgers with black squid ink and another one with strawberry sauce and now there’s one for DBZ fans. How delicious does that look? No beef patty but a crumbed chicken slice complete with a Dragon Ball and French Fries. If you want to get your hands on this, it’s being served up at J-World, Ikebukuro.
26
Sep
We posted recently about the new Unicorn Gundam being assembled at Diver City, Odaiba. It was a sad day to see the original Gundam being taken down and away to a new home but the new Gundam more than makes up for it. Just take a look at it down below! [gallery ids="22129,22128,22131"] Voice actor Kouki Uchiyama handled the MC duties introducing the Gundam to...
21
Sep
Erased Volume 2 is the latest release from Madman of the time travelling adventure and it deftly picks up where Volume 1 left off and if you missed that one, then I suggest you click here to bring yourself up to speed. This release features episodes 7 through to the stunning climax in episode 12. I won't go into much detail as I don't want...