The Japanese Way of Warning People


|This post is written by Randy|

When I was in Japan, one of thing that took my attention, and probably you guys would be the same, was the Japanese way of warning signs. Different from the other countries, on the Japanese warning signs you wouldn’t see how much you’d be charged if you broke the rules or those kind of pictures that make you confuse about the meaning sometimes. On the other hand, the Japanese who are well-known for their creativity, makes their warning signs with lots of funny pictures on it. The Japanese government really make a full use of the anime or cartoon characters that is one of the most attracting aspects of Japan to be put on the warning signs, so it’d look funny and attracting of course. Moreover, another thing that distinct the Japanese warning signs is the warnings that warn us even for the small, unnoticed things that maybe some of us consider it unimportant and make it looks like really care about us. Therefore, we are going to see now how creative the Japanese people are in making the warning signs.. Continue reading

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Did You Know?: Manga With Tennis Background


|This post is written by Saladine|

History has proven that tennis is one of the most well known sports. Even in the world of Manga, tennis background story turns out to be rather interesting. I’m not talking about the story where the protagonist confesses to a girl who happens to play tennis like Crazy Love Game which the story does not circulate with the tennis concept; I’m talking about a Manga where tennis is the main component in the story development.

You might notice that many Tennis-related Manga have a high school environment in most cases. That’s probably related with the fact that most of the stories are shounen and shoujo, with a cheerful traits and full of energy. It might be cause by the targeted reader, for the reader to be able to understand the characteristic of young boys and girls action. For starter, let me gives you a very short and sharp review of 7 Tennis Manga and my top 2 recommendation of the Tennis Manga.

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UNIQLO – The Biggest ‘Made For All’ Fashion Brand from Japan –


|This post is written by Randy|

There is no doubt that, nowadays, the biggest Japanese fashion brand is UNIQLO. UNIQLO has been invading most of the fashion cities in Asia, and even in the world. In its hometown, Tokyo, UNIQLO seems to be like round the corner from wherever you are. With the goal of 5 trillion yen of the annual group sales by 2020, surely UNIQLO is one of the most ambitious fashion company on the earth. Now, let’s take a deeper look into this on fire fashion brand that has been spreading its branches all around the world tirelessly..

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Happy Birthday Randy!


|This post is written by Gilimandra|

What’s the commotion all about? Well, one of Japanesense dear authors, Randy, happens to be born into this chaotic world today twenty one years ago. And if you’re kind enough to care about congratulating him, then there are two ways this can go down: First, by commenting on this post or second, by reading any of the articles he has written so far. The choice is yours, dear readers! Anyway once again, Happy Birthday to Randy, we wish you all the best! Please expect more cool and useful stuffs from him in the future!

*Picture is taken from The Otaku.com

I Say, Simply Hilarious!


|This post is written by Gilimandra|

Hello AniManga mania! Continuing where we left off about several delicious and simply disastrous concepts found in the line of Fall Anime 2012, now I just want to share some of the ‘simply hilarious’ moments in three fresh titles that may just taken your interest up a notch to watch the shows, if you haven’t, or to become a more faithful follower after initially forgetting about their first episodes. Now, first served to you out of three titles is an anime that endorses a couple of delusional minds as its main casts, “Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai!” Let’s go!

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Spotting Delicious and Trashy Concepts in Fall Anime 2012


|This post is written by Gilimandra|

It’s been about a week since my last post, so it’s been a while AniManga mania! After the short fall anime 2012 reviews I’ve been thinking of a change of pace, of writing something other than just your usual reviews. I’d like for it to have something to do with anime or manga trivia… what, that doesn’t feel different at all? Well, unfortunately I haven’t got any better idea, so there you go. Now, I’ve whimsically decided to post about some of the most attention-grabbing scenes or concepts so far in the sea of 6 new fall anime 2012 titles, for better or for the worse. And since I don’t know what else to say in the introductory paragraph, let’s just get down to them!

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PHENOMENON Spring/Summer Collection 2013 Runway


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This Japanese unique street wear brand, PHENOMENON, just showed its spring/summer 2013 collection on the runway in Tokyo. Designed by Takeshi Osumi, this brand was founded back in 2004. PHENOMENON, which concept of the brand is “music”, is really popular among the Japanese boys. The clothes have a strong influence of urban and hip-hop in every design, however, we could still find the beauty element in every design. In this Spring/Summer 2013 collection, PHENOMENON presents us with lots of dashing clothes with the terrific colour blocking, make this Spring/Summer collection looks really fresh. For instance, the mixing design of camo and flower pattern shirt  or the rainbow-coloured coat that are very out of this world. So,for those who want to look trendy and shiny, PHENOMENON spring/summer 2013 collection might be the right choice to wear for the next year. Continue reading