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By Junko Ogura and Sara Spary, CNN A glass bottle with a 1984 message washed up in Hawaii and was discovered by a 9-year-old girl – 37 years after Japanese high school students threw it into the ocean as part of an experiment. The message in a bottle, titled “Investigating Ocean Currents,” was written by …

Fans were extremely happy after the announcement of the second and third series of the Japanese dark fantasy series “Rising of the Shield Hero” at Kadokawa Light Novel Expo 2020. Its premiere was scheduled for October 2021. But enthusiasts are disheartened to learn that the release of Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2 has …

Some of the most famous images in cinema have lesser-known inspirations. The opening wedding sequence of The Godfather, with its stark contrast between Don Corleone’s dark office and the blinding light in the reception area, is inspired by the look of old Anscrochrome film. In the world of animation, Ursula’s distinctive look in The little …

It’s hard to believe, but Disc Magia: Puella Magi Madoka Magica is almost finished for the year. The show’s final season is slated to end this month, but it turns out the finale is a bit delayed. After all, a recap episode is added, and it’s one that fans will actually enjoy. As it turns …

Editor’s Note: With the continued high number of COVID-19 cases, COVID protocols and other details regarding events are subject to change. Please check your event’s website for COVID requirements and the latest information, and consider safety recommendations from local health authorities as they are updated. The fall back to live music got off to a …

A $ 1.2 million home for sale in Fall River is missing something some might find baffling – it was built without nails. The house, called “The Rising Sun”, was built using a Japanese technique known as “kanawa tsugi”, which binds the wood in interlocking joints, rather than nailing it together. It is a Japanese …

Singer Gackt (48) announced on September 8 that he was planning to suspend his entertainment activities and take a break due to dysphonia, a neurological disorder of the voice. The agent at Gackt’s Japanese office notably mentioned that the legendary musical artist was in a potentially fatal state until recently. TALES OF LEVERAGE – More …

Wayne Parry Associated Press Iron Maiden “Tactical” (BMG) Iron Maiden is not a band for people with little attention. Since blowing up Britain, which became Britain’s new wave of metal in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden has never offered record companies the three-minute anthem they coveted. Instead, they wrote and acted (and acted a bit …

Hibachi Express, Mr. Wish, and Aone Mart opened at 320 E. College Ave. Photo of Geoff Rushton | StateCollege.com Three new downtown State College businesses have teamed up to deliver Asian meals, drinks and groceries from one location. Mr. Wish, Hibachi Express, and Aone Mart opened this week at 320 E. College Ave, the former …

OWING MILLS, Maryland (AP) – The PGA Tour is still planning an event for its Asia Swing this fall. The players were informed last week that the Zozo Championship outside Tokyo is still on the schedule, and they face a deadline for visa applications in case they decide to go. But that will be the …