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Official ‘One Piece’ Restaurant Opening in Japan
As much action and drama Eiichiro Oda packs into his insanely-popular One Piece manga, there's always been a heavy undercurrent of foodie themes in the series. OP protagonist Captain Monkey D. Luffy feasts so often that one of the first members he recruited (before a navigator, mind you) to his…
Astro Boy, Superman and More Help Out On Japanese Subway Posters
Bootlegged Asian Batman incarnations didn't pull any punches fighting off giant robo-monsters and pirates, and neither did Superman or Astro Boy in explaining proper subway protocols to Japanese passengers in Tokyo. You might very well find yourself paying more attention to warning signs at your loc…
Giant Mobile Suit Gundam Time-Lapse Is Deeply Relaxing [Video]
Few things in life are as haunting as the gigantic 1/1 scale Gundam statue lording over the Namco Bandai factory in Shizuoka, Japan. How anybody can think that creating such a massive piece of cybernetic architecture is actually a good idea is beyond me - seriously, there are times where I feel like…
Japanese Green Lantern: Hilariously Mistranslated Oaths
We recently saw the Japanese Green Lantern t-shirt below via Kiel Phegley at the Cool Kids Table, and first of all -- nice. I wish it came in a babydoll size the way I wish that about pretty much all of the awesome Lantern-related shirts, but still, nice...

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