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Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Kazuki Takahashi’s manga series “King of Games” was written and illustrated in Japan. Between September 1996 and March 2004, it was published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shnen Jump magazine. The story revolves around a little child named Yugi Mutou who solves the Millennium Puzzle. Yugi wakes a gambling alter-ego or spirit within his body that …

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Takashi Miike directed Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai, a 2011 Japanese drama film. Jeremy Thomas and Toshiaki Nakazawa, who previously worked with Miike on his 2010 film 13 Assassins, produced the picture. The film is a remake of Masaki Kobayashi’s Harakiri, which was released in 1962. It had its world premiere at the Cannes Film …

Tokyo Vice – The new HBO Max series for The Yakuza

Tokyo Vice chronicles the story of American journalist Jake Adelstein (Baby Driver’s Ansel Elgort), who traveled to Tokyo in the 1990s and worked as a reporter for a local newspaper. Jake is the team’s first foreigner, which makes life difficult for him. He also aspires to be a crime reporter, which adds to the challenge. …

Japan’s Influence on ‘Star Wars’

Here are five ways that Japan has inspired the Star Wars franchise. We’ve done our best to keep spoilers to a minimum, but there may be a few surprises. Star Wars is a cultural behemoth, a media behemoth that spans film, television, novels, comics, toys, and much more. While Star Wars draws inspiration from a …

Roppongi greatest bars and restaurants – Tokyo, Japan

  The fantastic bars and pubs in Roppongi are a great way to get started before going clubbing. A frequent local habit is to start with one drink in a bar or pub and then head to the club. You won’t be heading to a crowded spot because most of these venues are locals’ hidden …

Yakuza

Yakuza, sometimes known as gokud, are members of Japanese-based global organized criminal syndicates. The Japanese police and media refer to them as bryokudan at the behest of the police, but the yakuza refer to themselves as ninky dantai. The English counterpart of yakuza is gangster, which refers to a member of a Mafia-like criminal organization. …

Sendai Mediatheque In Sendai,Japan

Sendai Mediatheque is a Japanese library located in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Toyo Ito designed it in 1995 and it was finished in 2001. The Sendai Mediatheque first opened its doors in January 2001. Mies’ Barcelona Pavilion and Le Corbusier’s Dom-ino house are also mentioned as precedents for Ito’s work, and the Mediatheque appears to combine …