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Happy Holidays from Japanator

Can you believe it's only a matter of days until the year is almost over? 2014 just came and went like it was nothing, however it was still one for the record books. We can't wait to share with you all the fun stuff we have planned for 2015...

 
 
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I'm looking for some new friends, want to join the team?

Do you love Japanese pop culture, music, or anime? Are you so deep into Yuri or Yaoi that you can't look at yourself in the mirror sometimes? Perhaps you know how to do all of Summoning Hand Jutsus from Naruto by heart. If so we might just ...

 
 
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Happy Fourth of July!

Greetings fellow anime freaks. I just wanted to check in, and wish a happy American Independence Day to the coolest readers from the staff at Japanator! While many will spend the day celebrating America's liberties, or remember the Declarat...

 
 
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Farewell, everyone!

Working as an Associate Editor at Japanator felt like a dream come true, since I had the honor of hanging out with some of the greatest people in the universe. In fact, it was one of the best experiences in my unpredictable life. But alas, ...

 
 
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Happy New Year from Japanator

This has been a year of ups and downs and though we've gone through quite a few changes around the network, Japanator's future is looking much brighter. I want to thank each and every one of our loyal readers, especially those who've been a...

 
 
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See you space cowboy!

Even the best anime series have to end at some point, right? It's been an amazing few years at Japanator, working with the coolest group of people in the world, and writing for the most amazing readers in the world. However it's time for me...

 
 
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Let's get HUGE: Japanator rolling out ad-free memberships

We here at ModernMethod are rolling out a membership program across all four sites called HUGE. The program is meant to be a game-changer for the entire network, allowing us to bring you better content than you've ever seen before. Right no...

 
 
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Want some changes on Japanator? Let us know!

You may have noticed that over the past few months Japanator has made a few changes here and there. The lovely folk with the clacky keyboards at Modern Method want to know what the most important people at Japanator want to see added, remov...

 
 
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Update: Sorry guys, no new podcast tonight.

...but we'll let you know when we're back into the swing of things! Nobody's dead, we just had some some trouble behind-the-scenes (to put lightly). We figured it'd be better to let you all know instead of being mean and letting it slide. D...

 
 
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Thanks for a wonderful 2010, Japanator community!

It's been four years now, Japanator.We've been here for four long years, covering anime and manga, Japanese music and movies, and all the other weird stuff you could ever hope to find. It's been a fun and magical time, but to put it simply,...

 
 
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Flixist is live, mankind is saved!

You like movies, right? I mean, sure, there's always the classics of Japanese cinema like Rashomon and Stray Dog, along with the anime classics Ghost in the Shell and Grave of the Fireflies.Well, you're in luck, because our long-awaited mov...

 
 
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Lunia MMORPG gets a mythic update

I can't decide what's more amazing- the amount of content added in the Myth 4 update to the free, anime-styled MMORPG Lunia, or the level of hyperbole being used by ijji to describe it: It's not a myth - the fact is ijji.com is launching ne...

 
 
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Japanator AM now has an RSS feed, iTunes coming soon

That's right, people, we've got what you've been waiting for! Finally, we put together an RSS feed for you to easily subscribe to Japanator AM. We're also working on getting the show onto iTunes, so you don't even need to think about it whe...

 
 
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The return of Japanator's talk podcast!

You knew it was going to happen sooner or later...Well, now you can rejoice, for tomorrow we'll be recording the first episode of our new podcast. On the show will be the lovely talents Dale North, Zac Bentz, Colette Bennett, and Eva Duenas...

 
 
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So, you want to be on the front page?

There's a point to this whole community blogs thing we've got going on. We want to hear what's going on in your mind, above and beyond what you talk about in the comments. And, if you're talking about anything particularly interesting, or j...

 
 
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Japanator Poll: What do you come to the site for?

We here at Japan-a-tor want to make your experience here a happy one. And so, in order to do that, I'm interested in knowing what you guys are interested in. We cover a lot here on the site, from anime and manga to Japanese dramas, and all ...

 
 
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Miss us?

We missed you guys. We're back in full force now, and brought with us a little iosys to ease you back into the swing of things.So, how did you spend your weekend? I finally started watching Hetalia over the weekend, and I quickly lost my li...

 
 
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A weekend without Japanator - server upgrade time!

As Niero was explaining over on Destructoid, we're going to be doing some major upgrades to our network's servers, and so the sites will be experiencing extended amounts of time over the weekend. I know, it's going to be hard dealing w...

 
 
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What's going on at DannyChoo.com?

Why, that sexy mug is taking up the front page. I'm spending the next week guestblogging over at Danny Choo's website, and will be throwing up stories about Japan, blogging, and all other bits of otakudom. Don't worry, I'll still be writing...

 
 
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Japanator has forums (again)!

Hey all. It's been a while since I've sat down and talked with you about the site. So, I hope you like the new paintjob! On a less slowpoke-ish note, you might've noticed that we've got our forums up and running again. We've upgraded our so...

 
 
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Japanator on twitter once again!

I know, we bombard you with our twitter profiles enough, but this time it's different! I swear! Colette has introduced me to the power of Twitterfeed, which now means that you can get Japanator updates on your twitter feed! Right now it upd...

 
 
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Podtoid-san 69: Reunion edition

Okay, okay... I blame Baltimore. Every time I visit terrible things seem to happen. Last year the website went down, and spoiler-san died. This year's catastrophes included me losing my job, PTS going unrecorded, and Len starting work with ...

 
 
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Pardon our dust: Site maintainence currently under way

Howdy all. Just wanted to let you know that Japanator is going under some experimental surgery, and we're all out of anesthetic. So, pardon our dust as the site may explode in your face. I would recommend viewing Japanator from behind some ...

 
 
 
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Spoiler-san 06: Dragon Ball Z edition

It was totally real!  Suckers, little did you know that the ethereal podcast was going to be podtoid-san. 50+ episodes went into building the trust necessary to catch listeners off guard. Okay, fine, it wasn't really a joke, a seriousl...

 
 
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Anime Matsuri 08: Japanator panel (the AM one)

The description of our panel:"Japanator.com is site dedicated to not only the anime phenomenon, but also several other aspects of Japanese culture such as music, politics, and awkward events. The site has been featured on G4 as ell as ...

 
 
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Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good day

I know it's not quite how it goes, but I just wanted to take a moment and wish all of you readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah. It's been a fun year, and we've gotten a few gifts along the way (forums, a trip to Otakon, Elephant),...

 
 
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Podtoid-san is now on iTunes

It's not a lie! I swear! You can find us on iTunes right here. We just got approved earlier today, so we're all giggly here on staff. Combined with our new forums, Japanator is just filled to the brim with love and joy right now. I&...

 
 
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Japanator's secret passages -- new updates on the site

We've been doing a few things here at Japanator that should make you all happy. Namely, we've finally gotten our acts together and put Podtoid-san and Japanator Radio onto Feedburner, and have submitted the shows to iTunes. Right no...

 
 
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Japanator survives crib death! We're one year old!

Much to the chagrin of our corporate overlords at Destructoid central, we've survived a full year here at Japanator. We've dodged IEDs, survived drug-induced heart attacks, and even taken out a hitman or two. Sure, being crushed by ...

 
 
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New Japanator, now with leather!

Hey there all. You might have noticed that we've moved a bit of cheese on the site, and I figured you'd all like to know. What can you expect from touched up Japanator?RSS feed, with special flavoringEditor avatars display again!Com...

 
 
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Weekly Crack: the finest in Japanator's addictions

With each update there is a strange relationship between hope and despair. Each new iteration of the website comes with its share of amazing improvements, alongside temporary lack of availability. This odd dichotomy seems like the perfect t...

 
 
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So, what's up with Japanator?

As you may have noticed, we've moved your cheese. The site is currently going through some growing pains, sporting some purple growths, and boasting a less-broken comments system.We'll be going through these throughout the weekend, ...

 
 
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Podtoid-san 24: Since you were gone edition

This whole "elephant" is starting to make sense to me, so my own infrequent posting can recommence. You know what that means... Podtoid-san! Quick update for you folks who have been following our growing pains. As of this weekend,...

 
 
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We're back!

Well, not quite. We're working out the kinks, as you can see, readers. None the less, we'll be getting back to our routine of posting content...as soon as everyone can figure out how to log into the Elephant server.So, in this week ...

 
 
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Happy 1,000,000 Japanator readers time!

Well, we've finally done it -- we've broken 1,000,000 unique visitors to the site. After just over 7 months, we've managed to hit that magic number. It's been a hell of a long way for us to get here, to be honest -- but now that we've mad...

 
 
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Blog Watch: Japanator on G4TV!

Japanator finally made it onto television! Our dreams have been legitimized! The lovely people over at Attack of the Show! decided to feature us on their Blog Watch segment, much like our Light Yagami-esque older...

 
 
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Watch out! It's Podtoid-san!

Yes, you heard me right, Podtoid-san is coming. In fact, it's going to be recorded at 12pm EST! Unlike those unsavory characters over at Destructoid, we'll be recording in broad daylight. On this show will be myself, GodLen, and Pr...

 
 




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