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2:00 PM on 11.01.2013

Japanator Eats: Double Berry Pocky and Milk Cream Koalas

Recently, some new flavor variations were released for popular snacks, with more on the way in anticipation of the holiday season. I went ahead and grabbed the first two that caught my eye at Lawson the other day, and this i...

Kristina Pino


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Mistwalker Announces Upcoming Terra Battle Concert

Terra Battle concert planning is now underway as the popular mobile-RPG surpasses 1 million downloads in less than a month. For more information on upcoming milestones and recently unlocked milestones, please visit Terra Battle's Download Starter.




10:00 AM on 10.12.2011

A Daily Dose of Music: THE BAWDIES

THE BAWDIES are back, and the world is way better for it. Wednesday's rocking gem is their new single, RED ROCKET SHIP, due in stores October 19th. You might have heard the track in some of the new Gilico Pocky commercials. Mmmm Pocky... Isn't the lead singer adorable?

Hiroko Yamamura

5:30 PM on 11.24.2009

G! The most intense Pocky CM ever

I don't know about this. This makes my mouth hurt. It's a commercial that's supposed to be selling a variant of the official snack of otaku, but I think they're missing something here. Worse yet, it does not make me want to t...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 10.15.2009

Rowdy Pocky CM for a sleepy Thursday morning

I'm behind on work and seriously lacking in sleep. Being a blogger for a living is fun, but when it gets hectic, sometimes you need a little pick-me-up.For me, it was this new Pocky commercial. Look, I like Pocky, but it has...

Dale North

2:00 PM on 07.20.2009

Pocky Princess Shiori Kutsuna to star in Beck live-action

If you recall when the cast for the live-action adaptation of Harold Sakuishi's manga Beck was first announced, we still hadn't heard who would be playing the female lead for the series. After much specula...

Tim Sheehy

4:05 AM on 12.31.2008

Make your own homemade Pocky and save yourself $15 dollars

Pound for pound Pocky is worth its weight in gold, but that is only in an anime convention; especially so in the dealers room. Did you know that Pocky can be traded for sexual acts while at a con? Yup, it’s true. So wha...

God Len

1:10 PM on 06.12.2007

Anime Expo will now remove your blood for Pocky

Yes, this year’s Anime Expo has everything: Transformers the movie, the Death Note movie, and about a billion concerts. According to our friends over at Manga Blog, they are giving away free Pocky as well. However, the Po...

God Len