The Yakuza video game series is one of the most long-running and popular franchises in Sega’s arsenal. Perhaps only second to that feisty little blue hedgehog, the saga of Kiryu Kazama and his rise through the ranks of the organized crime world in the fictionalized Japan is one […]
Watch the first ten minutes of Shin Ultraman for a limited time here! (Thanks, August!)
Summer is nearly upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere and it is, to say the least, an uncertain time. I don’t know what your plans are. Maybe a camping trip. Maybe the beach. Maybe you feel safe traveling for vacation. Maybe you’re just going to the park […]
The Universtiy of Oregon has a sweet collection of calligraphy fragments. “This exhibition introduces two gems of UO’s collection of Japanese calligraphy: the album of calligraphy known as tekagami in the collection of the Knight Library Special Collections and UO Archives (SCUA), containing a total of 319 examples; […]
Komazawa Isolation have a series of videos recreating videogame moments in Tokyo. They have the Yakuza walk and run down. Watch them here!
Our friends at the Feminine Critique podcast watch Toshio Matsumoto’s Funeral Parade of Roses (1969) and Macoto Tezuka’s The Legend of the Stardust Brothers (1985). “There will be rock zombies!” Listen here.