The zen master cat, Shiro, a white Turkish Van that currently resides in Japan will reached 12 years of age today. You will popularly see him dozing off in front of the camera while other cats either become a loaf cat or trying to catch after a dangling toy. For most of the time, the owner likes to stakes cup noodles or vegetables on his cats.
Tashiro-jima (田代島) is popularly known as Cat Island (^・ω・^) or Manga Island. It is located near Ishinomaki city in Miyagi prefecture with a population less then 100 people and 50% of them are over 65 years old of age. The reason why people nickname the island as cat island should be obvious as there are large population of cats that stayed and breed for generations. They even have a Cat Shrine (Neko-jinja) too in the middle of the island.
Fan made shorts coming from either popular animation and games have become a staple in Youtube. One of the reason why is the cost of production is getting more affordable each year. As audience, we are happy to see more of it with higher quality each year (๑¯ω¯๑). This time Japanese fans have risen up to shoot one of the most popular anime last year: Attack on Titan.
Vice Japan, a subsidiary of Vice Media that covers arts, cultures and news have released a new mini documentary that focuses on the popular virtual pop icon, Hatsune Miku. Gonta is the guy whom is being interviewed of his love for his passion on anything and everything about the virtual diva.
Lately there’s been a boom in popularity of a Japanese card game different from the typical ones we see in TV and tournaments. Along with this season’s new animes, we anime fans are still tuned in to an ongoing series called Chihayafuru, currently airing its second season. But what is it about, really?
I saw the promotional video a few days ago and I’m still laughing today. Apparently, the CEO of Domino’s Pizza Scott Oelkers is teaming up with the popular voice synthesizer Vocaloid developed by Yamaha Corporation. The character of their choice is none other than Hatsune Miku herself as her popularity is undoubted among fans.