Author Archives: Maisy

Kirby Makeup Raffle Coming to Lawson Convenience Stores In May

Kirby Makeup Raffle Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes We have written about raffles at convenience stores before, like the 7-Eleven Kingdom Hearts 3 Raffle last December. This time though it’s about the Kirby Makeup Raffle and it isn’t the usual figures, cups, towels, and plushies. It’s actual makeup and cosmetics with Kirby patterns and color palettes, available from May 25th. The cosmetics brand Coffret is collaborating with Nintendo

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Anime Dreams Come True at Universal Studios Japan This Summer 

Universal Studios Japan Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes From Godzilla vs Evangelion to Sailor Moon and One Piece, Universal Studios Japan will have something for every anime lover this summer. Most attractions will be cinematic experiences, but the One Piece attractions include live shows, restaurants, and  water fights with the cast. From May 31st through to August 25th, three cinematic experiences will be available.  Attack on Titan: The Real will be

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Experience A Whole New Studio Ghibli World with Toshio Suzuki

Studio Ghibli Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes A very limited Studio Ghibli experience has come to Kanda Myojin Cultural Exchange Center “EDOCCO” at Kanda Myojin shrine hall (near Ochanomizu/Akihabara.) Get ready to walk right into Spirited Away and delight in some of the wonders that Sen experienced in the magical bathhouse. From giant Yubaba and her sister Zeniba, to pulling tags, and even meeting No Face. Ghibli

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Heisei Is Out, Reiwa Is In! What You Should Know About the Emperor’s Abdication

Reiwa Era Japan Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Reiwa Era, is an extra special occasion considering a Japanese emperor is expected to rule until death. Photo © Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool via Bloomberg As the Heisei Era comes to a close, the whole country is reflecting upon the last 3 decades, looking forward to a well-deserved 10-day holiday, and wondering what the future will hold; not just for themselves,

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Anime Event Tokyo!

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

Reading Time: 2 minutes That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is having an event to celebrate 10,000,000 copies sold. Visit the official site here. Recognized by Japan‘s top novel site, Shousetsuka ni narou (小説家になろう), That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, or the shortened form; Tensura; in Japanese, is taking the world by storm. Since the anime’s premiere in October 2018, the reception has been huge,

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Pokemon = Monpoke! Maternity Wear for the Pokemon Generation of New Moms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Late last year, the owners of The Pokemon Company trademarked a new name; Monpoke. (Pokemon in reverse!) Nintendo is really going for broke with its revolutionary Pokemon products this year, as hot on the heels of their latest games comes Monpoke maternity wear. Nintendo has always carefully considered the age of their market, and it comes as no coincidence that

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