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Superstar Katsuhiro Otomo Unveils ‘Orbital Era’ Film

Orbital Era Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes ORBITAL ERA directed by Katsuhiro Otomo announced at Anime Expo One of Japan’s most ICONIC anime creators set to direct a futuristic adventure film called Orbital Era. The film will be produced through Sunrise Inc., part of Bandai Namco. Sunrise is set to produce a new version of Akira. AKIRA (アキラ) is a 1988 Japanese animated sci-fi action film directed Katsuhiro Otomo, written

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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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Live-Action Kaguya-sama: Love is War Film

Love is War Anime Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kaguya-sama: Love Is War On the official site for the live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka’s Kaguya-sama: Love is War (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai – Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunōsen) manga, started streaming a teaser video for the film. In the video it reveals the film’s theme song “KOI-WAZURAI” which is performed by King & Prince. Kaguya’s Anime VA Aoi Koga Makes

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Maiko Throws First Pitch at Koshien Baseball Stadium

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japan’s take on baseball is a little different since the adoption of the American sport. The ceremonial first pitch added an element of Japanese uniqueness in 1908 when the first professional team from the United States came to tour Japan, and former Prime Minister and founder of Waseda University,  Okuma Shigenobu, was to throw the first pitch. Apparently, the throw

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The U.S. Pentagon Can Identify Your Heartbeat By Laser Beams With Jetson

U.S. Pentagon Geek Impulse Jetson

Reading Time: 2 minutes Laser system on Unit Telescope 4 of the VLT. © ESO/F. Kamphues (Not Actual Lasers From the Pentagon) Many films these days depict some sort of biometric identification. Because of this most people believe that this technology is far from reality because they do not experience it daily. Nothing can be further from the truth. When you travel you use

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