Tradition Meets Disney: 7-Eleven Convenience Stores Selling Wagashi

Wagashi Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Japanese sweets brand Tabemasu (a cute mix of taberareru and mascot) is teaming up with Bandai Candy to create adorable Toy Story Alien traditional Japanese sweets ( Wagashi )! Wagashi are absolutely delicious. This traditional sweet is made with white bean paste and mochi. It has a doughy yet powdery texture and is perfect with green tea. The mouldable,

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Miyagi Prefecture Chooses Lapras as Their Official Pokémon

Lapras Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes You Can Now Boat Around With Sea Pokémon Lapras in Miyagi It would seem that there is an ever growing trend with prefectures of Japan adopting Pokémon. Iwate Prefecture adopted Geodude as its official pokémon. Today though we are talking about Miyagi Prefecture. They have officially adopted Lapras as their official prefecture mascot. You can see the Geodude music video

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Nintendo Switch Lite Anyone?

Nintendo Switch Lite Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Perhaps Make a Switch Pro? Anyone? For Now Here is The Nintendo Switch Lite We talked about the rumors before. It would seem that they were true in this instance. We give you the Nintendo Switch Lite. The console will be “slightly” different from the original. It is designed for hand-held playing. It will come out on September 20th and

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The New Sith Trooper Looks Angry!

Sith Trooper Geek Impulse Star Wars

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Sith Trooper Looks Amazing! With the new Star Wars film comes another Stormtrooper. This redesign looks actually really cool. It would seem that The Rise of Skywalker will be bringing with it the full force of the dark side. StarWars.com just officially released the first look of a brand new Stormtrooper. It’s red, It’s angular and it looks evil!

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Volkswagen Shows Off Its Type 20 Electric Concept (Geek Stats Inside)

Volkswagen Type 20 Electric Concept Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Volkswagen Type 20 Electric Concept! We Need This!!! Below is a slide show and video of the vehicle in action. Automakers celebrate car anniversaries of the models first release. They do this with special concepts. VW has done that and in a big way. They released their updated version of the Volkswagen Bus as the Type 20 Electric Concept vehicle.

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Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Unveils “World’s on Fire” at Crunchyroll Panel

World's On Fire Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mike Shinoda Teases Animated “World’s On Fire” Video During the Crunchyroll industry panel at Anime Expo on July 6th, Mike Shinoda of LINKIN PARK gave the audience a preview of his new “World’s On Fire” music video. Mike was also joined on stage with Adam Sheehan who is the director for events, along with Victoria Holden who is the creative producer

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Japan’s #1 Cosplayer Drops Costumes For Swimsuits (J-Pop Culture)

Japan's #1 Cosplayer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Japan’s #1 Cosplayer © @enako_cos Enako has done it again. Though the title of Japan’s #1 Cosplayer is what the media gives her as a title, her fan base is so large and her fans are so loyal they gladly perpetuate the title for her. She continues to increase her status as she regularly does cosplay for her Otaku fans

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