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Could the kind of coffee you drink affect your brain function? New studies say yes

What do you like to get from your coffee, relaxation or focus? Apparently, the type of beans can change the affect on your brain, but which does what?

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Ask Mr. Sato Episode 2 is here!【Video】

Episode 2 of our new video series, Ask Mr. Sato, is here! Join us after the jump to hear the advice of RocketNews24’s very own agony uncle!

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Japan’s netizens react angrily to foreign pick-up coach’s “guide to getting laid in Japan”

A self-styled pick-up coach active throughout Asia has released a series of YouTube videos showing his attempts to “pick up” Japanese women.

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Live-action, Western-made Death Note film opening in Japan, but it’s not what anime fans think

Despite the name, this new Death Note movie isn’t a Death Note movie.

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Shonen Jump + now taking manga submissions from Japan and abroad in new contest

The publisher of Shonen Jump + is teaming with digital distributor MediBang to hold an amateur manga submission contest. Those who make the cut will see their manga on the virtual pages of the magazine!

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American reporter visits Ramen Jiro for super salty ramen, Japan’s netizens love his reaction

When a reporter for popular social news site BuzzFeed ate at Ramen Jiro recently, Japan’s netizens had plenty to say about it!

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Just how much do you love Super Mario? Enough to buy a $700 sweater?

Luxury designer brand Moschino has come out with a line of Super Mario apparel and accessories, but the prices may make you think twice!

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Get ready for excitement, Japan—Steve Wozniak’s Comic Con is coming to Tokyo in December 2016!

Comic Con, a festival of pop culture and entertainment, will be coming to Tokyo next year, and they’ve already put on a huge announcement bash!

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Final Fantasy VII’s PS4 port now available

Port comes with trophy support, static custom theme.

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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom announced for PS4

Level-5 head Akihiro Hino, designer Yoshiyuki Momose, Miyazaki’s composer Joe Hisaishi return.

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Dragon Ball fans rally for petition to officially change name of planet Kepler 22b to Namek

Who will win this epic battle between Johannes Kepler and Demon King Piccolo?

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Sekai Project explains Yohjo Simulator game’s removal from Steam

Video game localization company Sekai Project explained to the Hardcore Gamer website its reasons for removing DEADFACTORY’s Yohjo Simulator game from Steam on November 20.

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New Legend of Zelda tabletop book heading to gamer book shelves

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Take a look at these gorgeous goldfish… created by a Japanese artist!【Pics & Videos】

Wait, you mean these aren’t real goldfish? Well, they look simply amazing—and you can see them now on display in New York!

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The life of Satoru Iwata, late Nintendo CEO, remembered in documentary

Thousands paid their respect when Nintendo company president Satoru Iwata passed away in July, facing the brunt of typhoon at his service in Kyoto or leaving notes and letters at The Nintendo World Store in New York and the Nintendo headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

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The 21st century Game Boy we wish Nintendo were working on【Pics】

We’re sure Nintendo is busy creating something new and exciting to release into the world, but we kind of wish this is what they were working on…

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Yo-kai ruin very important meeting at Nintendo

Why did Bill Trinen eat all the doughnuts? Yo-kai is why!

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Yo-kai watch what the western Yo-kai Watch doesn’t want you to yo-kai watch

With Yo-Kai Watch finally exported overseas, many await the inevitable changes due to localization and censorship that will occur. After all, if it can happen to Doraemon, it can happen to any series. Sure enough, the English version of Yo-kai Watch anime did not fail to disappoint.

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We asked: “What are the hardest and best things about dating a Japanese person?”

Looking for romance in Japan? Learn from our experience! Here a few things we’ve learned from foreigners who’ve dated in Japan.

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Only 11% of Japanese people “willing to fight for their country”

WIN Gallup International recently announced the results of their international survey on people’s willingness to fight for their country. Despite recent changes to the constitution, it turns out Japanese Johnnies are least likely to get their guns among all nations surveyed.

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