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  • People Say This Sailor Moon Wallet Looks Like a Vagina

    Published at Kotaku - 31 readers

    Um. Well, this is unfortunate. Note: This article contains content that some readers might find objectionable. To mark the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, Bandai is offering a slew of Sailor Moon-related goods—from clothes to cosmetics. There's also this wallet, which looks like a regular wallet from this view. But, from this one, it looks like something else entirely. An open wallet? Oh. OH.

  • Porn Star Accidentally Ends Up on Math Book Cover

    Published at Kotaku - 93 readers

    Who said math isn't sexy? Oh but it is. It is. The Nation reports that Muang Thai Book, a textbook publisher in Thailand, recently uploaded the cover of its upcoming math textbook. Online, somebody noticed that the photo of the teacher was from a Japanese porno movie. Here is the original book cover. As you can see, the work "Mathematics" has also been Photoshopped on.

  • In Japan, Burger King Has a Black Cheese Burger

    Kotaku - - 13 readers - The black buns? We've seen those before. But why, Burger King, why black cheese? Why? NariNari reports that Burger King Japan is rolling out another "Kuro Burger" ("Black Burger"), with buns made from bamboo charcoal, an onion and garlic sauce made with squid ink, beef patties made with black pepper, and black cheese, which is also apparently made with bamboo charcoal.
  • What I Love and Hate About Super Smash Bros. 3DS So Far

    Kotaku - - 6 readers - Back in the day, I bought Super Smash Bros. for the N64 on day one. In high school, Smash Bros. Melee was constantly hooked up to the TV of our dorm. So needless to say, I played a lot of Smash Bros. growing up. But for nearly 8 years, I haven’t touched it—until I picked up the 3DS game yesterday, that is.
  • No, I Really Don't Want Blue Slime Curry

    Kotaku - - 5 readers - Ungh. Knock it off with the blue food, will ya? Recently, we've seen blue hamburgers and blue ramen. And now, here's some blue curry. As previously noted, the color blue is an appetite suppressant. Yet, here we are, with a blue…Read moreRead on That new Final Fantasy cafe in Tokyo? Oh, it looks wonderful. The blue ramen it's serving? Not …Read moreRead on This is actually "Slime Curry.

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  • SNK Playmore Enters the Endless Runnner Arena with Samurai Shodown Slash

    …Fans of SNK Playmore’s Samurai Shodown series haven’t really had any new games to play in the franchise for some time now. The most recent game based on the property was a pachi-slot machine that obviously didn’t offer any of the unique gameplay the series is known for. While the odds of a proper SamSho title aren’t very good, SNK recently hinted…

    7 readers - Shoryuken - Samurai Shodown! -
  • WEGC 2014 Global Challenge: Seoul Streaming Live

    …Last Sunday was the World eSports Championship Games (WECG) Global Challenge: Seoul Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament. The finals of the event consisted of eight players, (two seeds and six open bracket winners), in a double-elimination, best of 5 game format. The winner will claim a sizable $5,000 cash prize, while the top 3 players will earn…

    4 readers - Shoryuken -
  • South Korea has the most dedicated Xbox One fan EVER

    …As we already know, some countries have delayed launches, depending on their country’s restrictions, but there’s ONE guy who’s been camping out all weekend in front of a mall in Seoul’s Time Square mall where the Xbox One launch will be held and he has another WEEK left to go! 23 year-old Niguringu ( it’s a Ruliweb forum name, not his real name…

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  • What I Love and Hate About Super Smash Bros. 3DS So Far

    …Back in the day, I bought Super Smash Bros. for the N64 on day one. In high school, Smash Bros. Melee was constantly hooked up to the TV of our dorm. So needless to say, I played a lot of Smash Bros. growing up. But for nearly 8 years, I haven’t touched it—until I picked up the 3DS game yesterday, that is. Red Is “Go,” Green Is “Stop” In the first…

    6 readers - Kotaku - Super Smash Bros. - Super Smash Bros. -


  • The Saturday Morning Stream Plays Super Smash Bros. 3DS

    …Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS is out in Japan. So while you wait anxiously for the upcoming western release, join me as I once again steal the Saturday Morning Stream from Fahey’s cold dead hands to bring you Japanese import gaming action. Now keep in mind two things as you watch. While I played a ton of the original Smash Bros. on the N64…

    3 readers - Kotaku - Super Smash Bros. - Super Smash Bros. -
  • Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Lets You Ride the Internet

    …Folks are using the Oculus Rift for all sorts of interesting things. You name it, and there's probably a Rift demo for it. But this has to be the first Rift-enabled rollercoaster simulator for the internet that I've ever seen. It's called the "Trend Coaster," and it's from Yahoo! Japan. As website IT Media explains, you wear a Rift headset as you…

    6 readers - Kotaku - Roller Coaster -
  • The Upcoming Yakuza Prequel Is Looking Quite Good So Far

    …Sega has updated the character section at their official site for Yakuza 0, uploading a slew of new screenshots showing various side characters from the game. They're all pretty impressive. As previously reported, the new Yakuza game, Yakuza 0, has been announced. As you can probably…Read moreRead on There's a few good ones below. You can find…

    1 readers - Kotaku - Yakuza -
  • Danganronpa Zero is the “Ultimate” Danganronpa Novel

    … and read this duology. And if you're not a fan yet—well, grab the first game on your Vita and get to playing. Danganronpa Zero was released in Japan in 2011. It has not received an official English language release. However, numerous fan-translations exist online. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking…

    3 readers - Kotaku - Danganronpa -
  • People Say This Sailor Moon Wallet Looks Like a Vagina

    …Um. Well, this is unfortunate. Note: This article contains content that some readers might find objectionable. To mark the 20th anniversary of Sailor Moon, Bandai is offering a slew of Sailor Moon-related goods—from clothes to cosmetics. There's also this wallet, which looks like a regular wallet from this view. But, from this one, it looks like…

    31 readers - Kotaku - Sailor Moon -
  • Porn Star Accidentally Ends Up on Math Book Cover

    …Who said math isn't sexy? Oh but it is. It is. The Nation reports that Muang Thai Book, a textbook publisher in Thailand, recently uploaded the cover of its upcoming math textbook. Online, somebody noticed that the photo of the teacher was from a Japanese porno movie. Here is the original book cover. As you can see, the work "Mathematics" has also…

    93 readers - Kotaku -
  • Oh Hey, It's Just a Super Nintendo Sitting on Mt. Fuji

    …It's not every day you get to see a Super Famicom (SNES outside Japan) sitting on top of Japan's highest mountain. On Japanese web forum 2ch, one commenter recently brought the console with him as he climbed Mt. Fuji, writing, "The feeling of nature and harmony is freakin' amazing hahahaha." Obviously, it would be difficult (but not impossible…

    1 readers - Kotaku - Oh No! -
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Or S4 Mini: Which Smartphone Is Better For You?

    …Samsung Electronics, a real giant in Korea, has already earned recognitions when it comes to the world of mobile phones. The said company has invaded the headlines recently due to their release of a huge range of smartphones and delivering them into today’s market. But the current trend which has been highlighted by the manufacturer of smartphones…

    2 readers - The Gamer Headlines -


  • Shigeru Miyamoto Is Making an Animated Movie

    …映像作品『ピクミン ショートムービー』、『TIFF』で世界初公開 [Cinra] 宮本茂氏による「ピクミンショートムービー」3D上映が決定!「第27回東京国際映画祭」にて世界初上映 [Gpara] To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.…

    1 readers - Kotaku -
  • Oh Goodness, "Ramen Donuts" Exist in Japan

    …! Looks good! I'm keen. LET'S DO THIS. The ramen donuts will be available at Osaka Ohsho until September 30 for 210 yen (around US$2) a pop. 社内メニューコンテスト グランプリ受賞作品「大阪王将 ラーメンドーナツ」商品化決定! [産経ニュース] マジで!?「大阪王将 ラーメンドーナツ」が本日より期間限定で販売開始![macaroni] To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft. Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.…

    2 readers - Kotaku - Oh No! -

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