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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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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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Legendary Manga Artist Katsuhiro Otomo Will Be at Anime Expo 2019

Anime Expo 2019 Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Katsuhiro Otomo Will be at Anime Expo 2019 Anime Expo 2019 is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet. They are out doing themselves from the previous year, by bringing major guests from all over the world. AX 2019 is officially adding Akira creator and legendary director/manga artist Katsuhiro Otomo. This is just another guest added to the

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Star Trek-themed Mansion Will Upgrade You Geek Life Points

Star Trek-themed mansion Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Star Trek-themed mansion in Florida We as humans are somewhat still bound to Earth. The Tony Award-winning producer Marc Bell, however, has seemingly solved the problem. The venture capitalist and hi-tech entrepreneur, Bell, installed a Star Trek-themed mansion oasis in Boca Raton, Florida. If you have a cool $25million laying around this home can be yours. Bell pays tribute to

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Magic: The Gathering Animated Series Coming to Netflix

Magic: The Gathering Animated Series

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Magic: The Gathering Animated Series is its very first adaptation to the video screen. Netflix is working with Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo. They will be the executive producers for the project which should excite fans and weed out the potential naysayers. According to Netflix: We have been huge fans and players of Magic: The Gathering for

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New Yokai Museum Opens in Hiroshima

Yokai Museum Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new museum, with an appropriately silly Japanese advertising campaign (see the video below!), has opened up in Hiroshima. As of April 26th, 2019, Japan’s first Yokai museum has opened its doors to the public, using the 5000 or so items donated by Koichi Yumoto, a Yokai art researcher and collector. Miyoshi Mononoke Museum will be a small but rich asset to the prefecture.

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