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Official Music Video Celebrates 100 Years of Anime

This year is anime’s centennial anniversary! The industry has been celebrating 100 years of anime dating back to 1917, which is viewed as the birth of Japan’s TV animation industry. The Association of Japanese Animations (AJA) put together a 15-minute music video showcasing past and present anime – including the medium’s stop-motion origins! 23 different musical acts …

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Final Fantasy celebrates 30th anniversary with fan tributes from cosplayers, artists, musicians

Light the candles on the cake, because three decades ago this week, Japan’ most ironically named video game franchise was born. It may seem strange to talk about a video game series having a “birthday,” but the term feels appropriate when talking about Final Fantasy. Multiple times, Final Fantasy has breathed life into the industry. …

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Japan celebrates Nice Knee-High Socks Day with beautiful online photo collections 【Pics】

Today is the day to celebrate that sweet spot of flesh between sock and skirt. Every year the Japanese calendar is filled with special event days to celebrate all sorts of weird and wonderful occasions, and today is the day to spend a moment admiring the beauty of the knee-high sock. Like any good holiday, …

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