Category Archives: JPOP Culture

Onitsuka Tiger Teams up With ‘Street Fighter’ For Chun-Li Sneakers

Chun-Li Sneakers Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tokyo, Japan As we have seen there has been growing popularity with shoes based on pop culture trends. This is no exception, or maybe it is. A lot of designs at least with the US has been lackluster. Not very fashionable. This time Capcom and Onitsuka Tiger have teamed up. They have created the ‘Street Fighter’ inspired Chun-Li Sneakers. They

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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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Chance To Work With The Legend Hayao Miyazaki on His Next Film, Application Link Inside

Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arguably the most revered animator in history needs your help in creating his next big film. Many people dream of the chance to work for an anime studio especially one as big as Studio Ghibli. Imagine Geek Impulse’s surprise when the most world-famous anime company which has produced Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke as well as other classics said they are

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Makoto Shinkai’s New Anime, ‘Weathering With You’ Film Trailer is Here

Weathering With You Film Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Weathering With You (天気の子) By Makoto Shinkai The Director of ‘Your Name’ has partnered once again with the band Radwimps to bring the world another awesome anime film. This one is called ‘Weathering With You’ or ‘Tenki No Ko’ (天気の子). He once stated that he wasn’t sure how he can top his last success, but by the looks of the

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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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Muji Hotel Ginza: Japanese Minimalism Hotel

Muji Hotel Ginza Geek Impulse Japan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Muji Hotel Ginza and flagship store to open in ritzy, tourist-heavy Tokyo district – Nikkei Asian Review Photo © 6151 on Instagram Muji Hotel Ginza opened on April 4th in Tokyo to an enthusiastic crowd of people and journalist eagerly wanting to get photos of this highly anticipated hotel. There are 79 guest rooms that start on the 6th floor

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