April 28, 2008

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    The end of Akihabara?

    Well my earlier post about Akihabara returning to semi-normality may have been a bit premature. I’m sure you have by now heard the news about Asuka “Wide-Open” Sawamoto being arrested for her… colorful displays of the female body. This past Sunday brought on even more unusual events. Volunteer groups and residents took to the streets […] More

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    FC Mobile revives classic Nintendo games

    This is news to me, but Gizmodo says its true, so it must be true. Seems that Nintendo’s original patent on the NES has expired, so we should start seeing a whole bunch of new devices that may revive retro gaming. Sure, it wont be as big as the PSP and Nintendo DS, but for […] More

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    Sukayu Hot Springs

    A campaign has started by a group of concerned citizens to stop the stares of men at one of Japan’s most famous hot spring resorts that still practices mixed sex bathing. The Konyoku wo Mamoru Kai (Protect Mixed Bathing Association) has seen an increase of men to the Sukayu Hot Spring resort in Aomori. With […] More