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Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Take a break with the sailor scout loungewear


I'll fight evil in comfort and style
May 15
Being a self proclaimed connoisseur of Japanese culture, I know that the iconic sailor uniform is a epitome of youth, coming of age, senpai worshipping, and fighting evil by moonlight. There have been many different variation... read
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Naruto

Gothic Fashion no Jutsu! Silver rings inspired by Naruto's dark side


"You can never have enough Sharingans"- Danzo
Mar 28
Even though Naruto ended last winter, it doesn't prevent us at Japanator from talking about our favourite orange clad ninja. When it comes to fashion, I'll be hard pressed to recommend anything from the Naruto series. Green l... read
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Araki Hirohiko

Learn the secrets of the trade with Jojo author


Joestar's Secret Manga Technique!
Mar 17
From years of watching high school slice-of-life anime, there should always be a friend wanting to get into the manga/anime industry. Usually they would be the megane character; if it's a female she may be shy about... read
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Free!

Dive into the world of Free! with their second artbook


It's a splash
Mar 13
Anime can cloud a person's expectations on reality. Doing Kendo will not make me into a bad ass samurai no matter how much I try, and I'm pretty sure I'll never find a public swimming pool as clean and clear as they are in&nb... read
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Attack on Titan

Safety first for the Attack on Titan motorcycling fans


Levi doesn't wear a helmet because he's too hardcore, like Max!
Mar 09
There's not a lot of things that are more dangerous than taking down Titans as part of the Survey Corp, but I think riding a motorcycle is a close second. At least riding a bitchin' chopper makes you look 10 ti... read
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Devil Survivor 2

Overcome the apocalypse with Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker's extra goodies


It's time to drive in style
Mar 07
With two month left until Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker arrives in North America, Atlus has revealed the extra goodies that'll come with the game's survival kit. Of course, you can't overcome the Septentrione and... read
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Space Dandy

Seven Seas' Space Dandy Deck-Building Game Kickstarter meets its goal, baby


Congratulatons, baby
Mar 04
Out of all the possible anime series that could get a deck-building game, Space Dandy felt like it was the least likely candidate to receive this treatment. Lo and behold, Seven Seas' new tabletop games division, Seven Seas ... read
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Boomslank

Get absorbed into Boomslank's "Reflection"


Boomslank's crew hit us with another solid design
Feb 20
Well, it looks like the guys at Boomslank are at it again, as they release another fine piece of apparel for the masses to wear. Interestingly, the guys came up with a short animation to go with their new shirt, "Reflection'... read
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PS4

Japan's Frozen PS4 would've looked better in white


Step it up, Nippon!
Jul 13
Frozen may have pretty much taken over the world, but that won't stop companies trying to cash in on its popularity with tacky, cheap branded merchandise. No, that doesn't make sense, because that's exactly why companies... read
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puns puns puns

These are the Japanese pun stickers you've always wanted


I love puns
Jul 09
I'm delighted that I can share these delightful stickers with a wider, appreciative audience. MIS0HAPPY has this Store Envy shop loaded with stickers depicting my preferred form of humor: puns. Just look at the pictures becau... read
Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon hits IT'S DEMO in July


In the name of the moon, I'll hold on to your makeup brushes!
Jun 23
A recent announcement reveals that fashion and accessory boutique IT'S DEMO is going to be collaborating with Sailor Moon. It all starts in July, when they'll be selling little pouches, tote bags, mirrors, pass cases, and mor... read
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Merchandise

Eva, One Piece watches let you nerd out in style


Style will cost you a pretty penny
May 14
Two separate companies are releasing watches based off two extremely popular franchises: Neon Genesis Evangelion and One Piece. On the robotic end of the spectrum, GaGa Milano's watch has a leather strap and EVA 01's black, p... read
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Gundam

Gundam/Zaku kicks are definitely one way to show your passion


They still make pump-action sneakers?
May 13
We've seen some pretty interesting examples of Mobile Suit Gundam-branded clothing in the past, but this one collaboration that piqued my interest on several different levels. Reebok is releasing two special versions of their... read
Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Bandai shows next Figuarts ZERO Sailor Scout


Spoilers: It's Sailor Venus
May 09
Bandai's excellent Figuarts ZERO line expands by one more gal, with their announcement of Sailor Venus. Originally revealed at Winter Wonder Festival, the figure will be going up for pre-order some time this month, likely as ... read
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Evangelion x Transformers

Evangelion meets Transformers with Takara Tomy figure repaint


I mustn't roll out! I mustn't roll out!
Apr 27
I love Neon Genesis Evangelion, and Transformers are obviously awesome. What happens when you combine the two? An awesome repaint of the Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-10 Optimus Prime done up like EVA Unit-01. Planet Iacon found... read
Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Pick up Sailor Moon tribute album on vinyl June 25


Check out these gorgeous new vinyl sleeves
Apr 26
It's Brittany again with another dose of Sailor Moon merchandising to populate the Japanator Sailor Moon tag! I kid, but hey, it's kind of true! Today I bring news and good fortune about the Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Tribu... read
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Monster Hunter

Shred with this ridiculous Monster Hunter guitar


It'd play a mean rendition of "3's & 7's"
Apr 26
[As originally posted at Destructoid.] My, how time flies. Capcom's indomitable Monster Hunter series has been around for ten years now, and to celebrate its tenth anniversary, Capcom has teamed up with ES... read
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

You can't even handle these JoJo Rubik's Cubes


I know I can't handle them
Apr 26
I'm no good with Rubik's Cubes, but these JoJo's Bizarre Adventure cubes aren't meant to be played with anyway. Megahouse's "JoJo’s Bizarre Cube Part 1: Phantom Blood” and “JoJo’s Bizarre Cube Part 2: ... read
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Magic Knight Rayearth

Magic Knight Rayearth Mokona prizes headed to Japanese Sega amusement centers


A cuddly plushie for your trouble
Apr 26
Magic Knight Rayearth is a classical magical girl series that should be on your radar if you haven't already taken the plunge, especially since Mokona plush prizes are hitting Sega amusement centers in Japan. The '90s series ... read
Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Banpresto's Sailor Moon arcade prizes are precious 'Girls Memories'


Why is it 'for girls' when the series is aimed at adults?
Apr 23
Another day, another set of Sailor Moon toys, replicas, or all-around awesome merchandise that I want to hoard and keep all to myself. Is there no end? I don't think there is. Banpresto has just launched a new brand of figure... read
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Madoka Magica

These Madoka Magica light-up Soul Gems are gorgeous


You can even get Homulily's Dark Orb!
Apr 23
You know, as much as I enjoyed Madoka Magica, it's one series I haven't purchased any merchandise from. There's such a huge sampling of stuff, too. But I haven't even seen any of the films or the tie-in material, so I guess t... read
Evangelion photo
Evangelion

Sony to release SDAT-styled Evangelion Walkman


Sony still makes the Walkman?
Apr 23
Sony is releasing a special Neon Genesis Evangelion edition of their F-series Walkman that looks like Shinji's SDAT, along with another version that's branded with a NERV logo. Both versions come with the option to have eithe... read
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El Hazard

Snag El Hazard - The Magnificent World Blu-ray box set on July 30


Ahhh, delicious classic animation
Apr 19
I've been interested in El Hazard - The Magnificent World for some time, given its classic animation style and fantasy elements. I've just never been sure of which El Hazard I needed to start with or if I would like it, and I... read
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure photo
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

Kick Dio out of his coffin so you can store your jewelry there


These are kind of cute, in a morbid way
Apr 19
You ever look over your jewelry collection and think to yourself "Wow, I really wish I had a coffin to store all of this in?" You're not alone, apparently. But it can't just be any coffin, because you're classy. You're an ota... read
Evangelion photo
Evangelion

Sony upgrades Shinji's ratchet old SDAT tape player with HD audio


He's probably listening to Miley Cyrus
Apr 19
Stupid Shinji and his stupid tape player. All he ever does is replay that one track. You'd think he'd get tired of it by now, or at the very least he could upgrade to a CD player or an iPod. But no, he's still stuck with a So... read
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Toys

Nendoroids rarely get cuter than Wind Waker Link


He can be yours, come August
Apr 17
Over at Tomopop, we're used to seeing all manner of toy from a variety of shows. It's rare to have a figure pique all of our interests, and one such figure is Good Smile Company's Nendoroid Wind Waker Link. Coming from a love... read
Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Juice up your USB devices with Sailor Moon AC chargers


In the name of the moon, this is awesome
Apr 17
Now that I'm an adult and I have some disposable income if I decide I don't want to eat or wear clothes, there's a whole wealth of Sailor Moon stuff out there for me to buy and then wallow in when it inevitably winds up on my... read
Kill la Kill photo
Kill la Kill

Bask in the glow of Satsuki Kiryuin's Kill la Kill shirt


Ask not the sparrow how the eagle soars!
Apr 10
Hardcore Chocolate has become well known around these parts for spinning some cool fibers for Kill la Kill characters, using flat, monochromatic illustrations that really pop. Their yellow-themed Mako Mankanshoku design and r... read
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Pokmon 3DS XL

Man who stole 3DS from grade schooler finally arrested


Like taking candy from a baby and going to jail for it.
Apr 02
In a move that screams "get a job," or if I'm playing devil's advocate "why did this child store such a pricey item in the basket of his bicycle," a Nishinomiya City man was arrested for stealing a child's 3DS XL way back on ... read
Sailor Moon photo
Sailor Moon

Get your henshin on with Premium Bandai Light Masquerade Pen


Turn me into a millionaire! Isn't that how this works?
Mar 30
It's time to get one step closer to becoming Sailor Moon herself with the Moonlight Memory Series Part 2: Light Masquerade Pen. That's right. You probably already got the first Premium Bandai piece, the Crystal Star Mirror Ca... read
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure photo
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure

Get ALL the Jojo swag at LAWSON convenience stores


I love tote bags and trinkets, how about you?
Mar 28
Oh, Jojo. You guys keep talking about it, and for some weird reason I still haven't watched it. I want to, but I'm busy. But you keep talking about it. And I want to be cool, too! Do you think if I head out to a LAWSON conven... read
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Japan

Adidas hearts Pokmon with their latest promotion


Hint: Snorlax is a great goalkeeper
Mar 17
As we get closer to the 2014 World Cup, expect to see a ton of sponsorship announcements in your local news. Let's face it: one of the world's largest sporting events is a great time to promote your product. That of course go... read






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