Dominate the Galaxy or Save it With Mini Radio Controlled Helicopter Star Wars Space Ships

They’re cute.  They’re controllable.  And they can be yours to either dominate the galaxy with or save it! It’s the new Star Wars mini toys from Bandai Namco’s subsidiary company CCP.  They are based off of their Pico-Falcon collection, one of the smallest remote controlled helicopters in the world. With a full battery (that takes about 30 min. to charge) you only get about 4 minutes of flight time, so…

Sailor Moon Spiral Heart Moon Rod Available Soon

Sailor Moon Collectibles is reporting that the newest addition to Bandai’s line of Sailor Moon Prop Replicas aimed at adult collectors is going to be on sale in November. The Sailor Moon Spiral Heart Moon Wand will join 3 other prop replicas already available: the Moon Stick, Cutie Moon Rod and Crystal Star Compact. It’s a gorgeous and detailed piece of work that would be the crown jewel of any…

Live Action Akira Fan-Made Trailer is Awesome!

When I was growing up there were two types of Anime Fans.  The kind that understood Akira (or claimed they understood it) and those that didn’t. It was almost like a test when you were asked “Do you understand Akira?”  You only got one chance at it.  You didn’t come to understand Akira later – you just understood it, or you didn’t. If you said yes you were met with…

Professor of Bone Structure Gives Us a Look Inside Pikachu

I don’t know if many of us have wondered what the bone structure of a Pikachu looks like, but Professor Takashi Oda of Seian University of Art and Design, who has an impressive background in bone studies and has published several books of dinosaur skeleton illustrations, received a request from his students and produced these sketches.  And they are pretty cool!  

New Live Action Attack on Titan Trailer

After 100 years of safety behind the wall, the human race again faces the terror of the Titans. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njH4Y1UBucw&w=560&h=315] Part I, titled Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan will be released on 8/1 Part II, titled Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan End of the World will be released on 9/19 Official Website – http://www.shingeki-seyo.com/

R2D2 Airplane to Fly the Friendly Skies this Autumn

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying on a Star Wars themed airplane – here’s your chance! ANA (All Nippon Airways) has unveiled a new paint job on one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners.   The plane has been decorated to look like everyone’s favorite blue and white droid with the words “Star Wars” emblazoned on the side. While there is no news on exactly what route it will be flying, the…

Toei pairs with YouTube to create new Jidaigeki "Samurai Tales"

Jidaigeki better known as “Samurai Cinema” though the literal translation is “Period Drama” were at their height during the 1950s.  Most take place during the Edo Period 1603-1868.  They depict the lives of warriors, craftsman, farmers and their wives during this time. Now Toei has partnered with YouTube to try and revive the Jidaigeki.  Till May 20th filmmakers will be able to take courses at YouTube Space Tokyo on period…