Bandai’s Luminodot is Lite-Brite for adults

Bandai’s Luminodot is Lite-Brite for adults

If you are anything like me, you grew up with a Lite-Brite in your house. I used to have so much fun creating pictures with those pegs of light. But as I grew older, it became less fun, and ended up in a closet somewhere. Japanese toy maker Bandai has...

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Bandai Namco wants more subtitles

We all know that the overseas anime and gaming markets are growing at a ridiculous pace. Anime companies in Japan, in particular, simply cannot keep up with the demand in non-Japanese speaking regions. Bandai Namco must have realized this, and have taken the first steps to help their overseas distribution....

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Child suffers brain damage from gachapon

I honestly don’t know how I feel about this one. The Kagoshima District Court ruled today that Namco Bandai must pay 26 million yen ($250,000) to a child who suffered brain damage from getting part of a gachapon capsule stuck in his throat. Now if you’re not familiar with gachapon,...

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