Japan

Japanese Sex Ed Comic — Have a Nice Sex
Comics can teach you about a lot of things, like history, philosophy, and literature -- and now in many free clinics across Japan, sex! Rather than clinical diagrams or horrifying photographs of STDs, an educational booklet called "Have a Nice Sex" (really) uses cartoons to instruc…
Japan’s Former Prime Minister Voices Ultraman King
Former Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi may have retired from his role in shaping Japan's political future, but that doesn't mean he's done impacting his nation's nerd culture. This December, Koizumi voices the patronly Ultraman King in the latest chapter of the Ultraman…
Andrew W.K. Goes Gundam With English Covers Album
Short of learning to sing in Japanese, most English-speaking anime and J-Pop fans must content themselves with shoving translated approximations from fan dubs into their favorite theme song melodies.
Thanks to rocker Andrew W.K., however, fans of the "Mobile Suit Gundam" trilogy now have 16…
Link Ink — Perverted Pirate Books, Human Tetris
-- Because we know here at ComicsAlliance that you have a sick, nerdy mind, here's an article from ChicagoNow that explores five pirate books for the perverted reader.
--Human Tetris in Japan IS as cool as it sounds.
-- Cinefools talks to Brent Strickland about Wonder Woman for WB and that *g…
Will Life-Sized Gundam Robot Kill Us All?
Maybe I'm the only one who feels slightly terrified by this life-sized "Gundam" mecha, which stands 60 feet tall and was recently constructed in Japan for the popular anime's 30th anniversary.
As I have watched "Gundam," these pictures make me feel as th…