July 9, 2008

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    Triple Catcher Ice

    After the Robotic UFO catcher, I hardly expected to find another unique UFO catcher game from Japan so soon. However Trends in Japan spotted this ice cream UFO catchers that are about to sweep Japan for the hot summer ahead. The UFO catcher is called the “Triple Catcher Ice -25” (Gotta love the Engrish). It […] More

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    My Japanese Coach

    For those of you learning Japanese, and own a Nintendo DS, good news. Ubisoft, maker of the Spanish and French versions of My Word Coach have chosen Japanese as their next installment. My Japanese Coach will be released on September 16, 2008.  Kotaku caught the title being given a rating by the ESRB. This usually […] More

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    Creepy crawling Japanese salaryman

    What would you do if you saw this salaryman crawling on the ground, in the middle of downtown? Actually, this crawling man is a piece of performance art by Momoyo Torimitsu. But what is the message being sent? Torimitsu says the robot represents the Asian economic crash, and the rigid “salaryman” culture in Japan. The […] More