Category: Japan

Why Politicians in Japan are cooler than Politicians in the US: COSPLAY!!!

A Japanese Mayor and Governor were at the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, and they rule! From io9: Nagoya City Mayor Takashi Kawamura and Aichi Prefectural Governor Hideaki Ohmura cosplayed as Dragon Ball antagonist Piccolo and Space Battleship Yamato antagonist Lord Dessler, respectively, for World Cosplay Summit (WCS) 2011 this week. Nagoya, the capital of Aichi, has hosted the international… Read more →

Watch Out Tony Stark! The Japanese are the Real Iron Men!!!!

Photo: AFP/GETTY Japan has been building killer robots for years (Astro Boy, Mobile Suit Gundam, The Prius), but now they’ve invented Iron Man type Power-Assisted Suits! CLICK HERE!!!! The metal-and-plastic outfit boasts eight electric motors that amplify the strength of the wearer’s arms and legs, as well as sensors that can detect movements and respond to commands through a voice-recognition… Read more →

Wolverine 2 Has A Start Date!

 Picture via MARVEL.COM Showbiz 411 reports that Wolverine 2 will start filming in January: Based on a story cycle by Frank Miller and Chris Claremont, Wolverine’s adventures in martial arts will be a love story featuring a Japanese actress, I am told. “It’s a beautiful story,” says a source, “and will be very different than the first film.” Yeah the… Read more →