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6:30 PM on 10.14.2009


I am vibrating, barely able to contain an outburst of affection and emotion. Sorry for the screaming title, but I was just so taken with the above news clip.Meet Maki-chan, a white Shiba Inu, not unlike our friend Keikun (Ot...

Dale North


Mistwalker's mobile-RPG Terra Battle has surpassed 1.5 million downloads worldwide

Unlock new "adventurers" from iconic Final Fantasy character designer Yoshitaka Amano and a new scenario from Yasumi Matsuno, designer of Final Fantasy XII. Also, Terra Battle received the highly anticipated online co-op mode update that allows players to work together to clear stages and adds summons to the battlefield. More Info.

5:00 PM on 09.03.2009

I wish I could fly to Japan and help this dog right now

I think it's finally time to get a new puppy.[Huffington Post]

Brad Rice

12:00 PM on 08.11.2009

Get the tissues and be ready to cry over this trailer for Hachi, the Hachiko movie

Simply put, this trailer makes me cry like a little girl. And I think that it'll do the same to you. Like, full out bawling, even if you're some big "tough guy." For anyone that's ever had a dog, or even has any lov...

Brad Rice

12:00 PM on 07.31.2009

New Japanese music CD to calm your high-strung pet

I love my Pembroke Welsh Corgi, but the dude is crazy. Seriously, he's f'n nuts. Big ears, long body, small brain, I say. He does things so weird that I can't even comprehend where he's coming from. At his best, he's hig...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 07.24.2009

SDCC: Yoroinu is a game about dogs in armor

Sure, Comic-Con might have been completely infested with Twilight fans yesterday, but that left time for people to find great things.  Cute things like a new game in development called Yoroinu, or simply Armoredogs. ...

Andres Cerrato

11:00 PM on 07.21.2009

Tuesday Otaku Debate - PaRappa the Rapper vs K.K. Slider

We just got back from Otakon yesterday, and already we're gearing up for Comic Con. I'm actually still in the process of figuring out how I'm going to work out my transportation for the convention despite actua...

Tim Sheehy

11:16 AM on 06.23.2008

Aww! Dog-only Japanese ringtones

No, this isn't ringtones of your precious doggy barking. You could make that yourself. This is actually even more useless.Dwango just announced a download service that enables Japanese cell phone owners to nab ringtones that ...

Dale North