Japan News

Hololive Stops Accepting Presents Due to Smart Tag Abuse

Hololive Production announced on Twitter that it will stop accepting gifts directly addressed to its…

Tokyo Olympics Opens to Video Game Soundtrack

The Tokyo Olympics has officially started. After a long journey fraught with controversy and being…

KyoAni Observes Second Year Memorial Service

Commemorating the 2nd anniversary of the KyoAni Incident, KyoAni held a memorial service at Kyoto…

Japanese Game Modder Arrested for Selling Modified Save Files

On July 8, Tokyo resident Ichimin Sho was arrested by Niigata police for trying to…

A Fourth State of Emergency for Tokyo

With the Tokyo Olympics beginning in a few days, the Japanese government just declared a…

‘Ghost Towns’ Plague Japan’s Countryside

Japan is going through a unique housing crisis. There are tons of houses available yet…

Voice Actor, Koichi Yamadera, Announces Marriage!

Veteran voice actor, Koichi Yamadera, has announced his marriage to the popular former idol and…

Japan Will Lift State of Emergency in Nine Prefectures

Following the expansion of the nation’s third state of emergency declared in April, Japan’s Prime…

Sweet Potato Stand Manager, Ken the Shiba Inu, Passes Away

The world’s cutest food stand manager tragically passed away on June 6, 2021. Ken the…

Kiryu Coco to Graduate From Hololive

On June 9, virtual idol agency, Hololive Production, announced that prolific VTuber Kiryu Coco will…