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Squid game Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk has denied claims that the hit Netflix series copied a 2014 Japanese film. The Korean drama, in which people take part in a series of deadly games to pay off their debts, was a surprise international success for the streamer and is set to become their most-watched series of all …

Netflix will be adapting Sakyo Komatsu’s Japan Sinks again, this time as a live-action series starring Godzilla vs. Kong’s Shun Oguri. Netflix will soon start streaming more Japanese TV shows internationally, an initiative that will include the latest TV adaptation of Japan Washbasins. As reported by Japanese entertainment site Eiga Natalie, Netflix has partnered with …

All Star wars a fan worth his Craitian salt would know that one of George Lucas’ greatest inspirations for the film was the iconic 1958 film by legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa The hidden fortress. This isn’t the only time the Star Wars franchise has drawn inspiration from Japan. Samurai-influenced elements of Darth Vader’s Helmet …

Kagoshima Tataki (A5 Japanese Wagyu) with pickled ginger sprouts, shishito, crispy garlic and mitsuba. Photo by Piper Jones “Wagyu is totally different from any steak you’ve ever had,” says Eric San Pedro. “When you eat it, you can’t believe it’s beef. It is so mottled that your body temperature will make the fat and the …

This composite photo shows posters of “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc” and “Boruto-Naruto Next Generations” (iQiyi / Released) One of the leading entertainment streaming platforms in Asia recently released its strongest anime roster yet. In order to expand its range of quality content, iQiyi On October 1, it announced that it now …

TOKYO — Fumio Kishida was elected prime minister by the Japanese parliament on Monday and plans to tackle reviving the world’s third-largest economy as one of his first tasks. The 64-year-old former foreign minister was elected on September 29 as head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, securing his rise to prime minister. His predecessor, …

PARIS (AP) – As tired fashionistas made their way to the end of Paris Fashion Week’s 96 physical and digital Spring / Summer runway shows, Saturday’s catwalks provided the spark to keep the energy going despite the rain and the gray sky. Some of the world’s best designers have channeled humor, vivid colors, innovative design …

With Demon Slayer: Mugen Train and My Hero Academia: Mission of the Heroes of the World Dominating the Japanese box office when they are released, it is clear that there is a strong demand for animated films. Apparently this extends to live-action adaptations as well, since Tokyo Avengers recently became the highest-grossing live-action film of …

“Fun for everyone in the future.” Bandai Namco has inflicted a new corporate logo on the world. Here is the logo of the company behind Tekken, Gundam, and Pac-Man: And here is the new logo, which is expected to come into effect from April 2022. That’s not all. There is a new “purpose” for the …

Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani put the finishing touches on a historic season for the ages in his team’s final home game, where he shaped his unmatched prowess – on the mound and on the plate. The two-way phenomenon scored 10 strikeouts against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday and lowered his ERA to 3.18 in 23 …