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The “Akihabara Majokko Princess” music video, from director McG and starring Kirsten Dunst, isn’t going to jumpstart her career in music, but is an interesting novelty if nothing else. It also started me thinking back on actors and actresses who have tried their hands at a music career (with mixed success).

Kirsten Dunst – Turning Japanese (Akihabara Majokko Princess)

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Buddha Buddha Buddha

by ShadowStalker on April 12, 2010 · 0 comments

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Design student Kenichi Tanaka teaches you more than you could possibly want to know about Japan in this stylish video.

It looks like Japan’s post-war strategy was along the lines of, “If we can’t have the world, nobody gets it.”

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Why, oh, why does your WTF bounty never run dry?

Oddly enough, this is an advert for a financial services company. Or magic dog biscuits that taste like old panties. Same diff…

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Ultraman Thriller

by alphamonkey on January 28, 2010 · 0 comments

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Fans in Ultraman costumes dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” What more could you possibly want on a Thursday morning?

Ultraman kaiju Thriller dance

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Shot with a Sony XR500V camera, here’s a very cool trip around Tokyo at night.

Tokyo Sky Drive -Night ver.- 01

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Take a moment (or three) and check out this short video on Kuo Chang Shi, the last remaining professional sword maker in Taiwan who made the famous Green Destiny Sword for Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

The Sword Maker & The Swordsman

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Knowing teh ‘monkey’s love of Domo I thought I’d share this will him, and all of you. The Domo Fun Time Magnet Set includes all kinds of magnetic mix-and-match Domo goodness including sun glasses, guitar, snorkel, and much more. The set retails for $19.99 and is scheduled to ship in late January. If you just can’t wait, you can pre-order a set here.

domo fun time magnet

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Thank you Grand Theft Auto. Rarely have I ever seen anime so aptly summarized as it is here.
(Warning: A tinsy bit NSFW)

The Ballad of Gay Tony – Princess Robot Bubblegum

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It's ALIVE!

by alphamonkey on July 21, 2009 · 0 comments

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We’ve told you about Japan’s super-sized Gundam robots before, but check out this video footage of one being brought to life! Quickly, we need to build that Dragon Tank and get them to fight!

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