Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Under the Lid – Rising Sun

by Matt Gearyon 12/05/2018
This episode Bevan has a look at CMON’s ‘Rising Sun’ game that he got from Kickstarter.   Have any games you want us to look at, walk through, unbox or play then please let us know in the comments below or by emailing us at

The Geek Pride Cast #Japanoramma

by Matt Gearyon 24/10/2017
We were at Play Expo in Manchester last week, with our own community area and guess who rocked up? That’s right, the man, the myth, the Legend that is Gearsden, back again, on our live podcast. Matt and Gearsden talk Starwars, Play expo and Gearsden’s trip to Japan. Don’t forget that all Geek Pride Podcasts, […]

History of Japan – the best thing on the Internet ever

by Matt Gearyon 05/04/2016
One of my colleagues posted this video on her Facebook feed a while back, with the tag line over it saying it was the “greatest thing on the Internet. “A bold statement i thought to myself. Now I’m a History Geek so History videos, documentaries and films, are pretty Rock and Roll as it stands […]

Surprise Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Contains Tons Of New Footage

by spikedirectionon 06/11/2015
Seemingly out of nowhere, with none of the build up and announcement of the third domestic trailer, come this, billed as The Force Awakens International Trailer #2, with titles all in japanese. The following contains quite a lot of new footage, and in the japanese style, the trailer does possibly spell out a little more of the plot […]

Age of War

by Bevan Clatworthyon 04/12/2014
Don’t let the epic name fool you; Age of War is a tiny game of conquest set in feudalJapan. Created by legendary designer Reiner Knizia and published by Fantasy Flight Games, does this game live up to the pedigree? The game play of AoW is fairly straightfoward. The players set out 14 Castle cards which […]

Strange News Round Up: Mr Poo, Hamuketsu & Jenga

by Stephen Breweron 19/04/2014
In India and UNICEF who have made an appeal online for the other half of the population to use a toilet for their fecal matter. Usually this wouldn’t make the news except for the fact they have made the appeal by making a large brown poo anthropomorphic. The video seen below has a rather catchy […]

Japanese Toilet Candy

by Stephen Breweron 20/06/2013
The latest candy craze appears to be here from Japan, ‘Heart Moko Moko Toilet Candy‘. Everybody at one time or another must have wished they could suck up their bubbling candy from out of a toilet bowl through a straw. Well thanks to Moko Moko Mokoletto you can do this in one of four different […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Anime and Manga

by MrBoxChatteron 29/03/2013
‘Big eyes, big boobs’. This may be the response you get when ‘anime’ or ‘manga’ is mentioned to the uninitiated. Either that or a look of utter bewilderment. For Western audiences animation and comics have always been deemed far lesser formats than live-action and novels. When compared to our most popular producers like Disney and Marvel, […]

On This Day- 27 December 1922

by TheSlasherJunkieon 29/12/2012
Many geeks and nerds can’t stay with that label very long without running into Japan. Hell, one of my first college courses spent a couple of weeks just on Japan. It’s remarkable that they went from a military dictatorship to a constitutional monarchy in less than 10 years, when most countries require double that, but […]

KURATAS – Suidobashi heavy industry – Officially the coolest thing..ever!

by Matt Gearyon 01/08/2012
 Ever play MechWarrior? Ever thought, I wish I could have a real Mech like that? Well the future is now thanks to Suidobashi Heavy Industry.  Its 4M tall, packs a mini gun that can shoot 6000 ball bearings a second  and can be controlled either by piloting it yourself in the torso level or, if you are fealing […]