Category Archives: Japanese Culture

Japan Expo 2014: Second Impact

Japan Expo USA 2014 was held this weekend on August 22-24 at the San Mateo Event Center. This was the 2nd time this expo has been held in the USA. Japan Expo is a festival for all things Japanese. From…

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A Conversation with NIS America’s Souhei Niikawa and Yoshinori Terasawa

A Conversation with NIS America’s President Souhei Niikawa and Producer Yoshinori Terasawa. NIS America is a video game developing and publishing company, a subsidiary of the Nippon Ichi Software Japanese. Continue reading

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Pokemon X and Y Review

We all knew it was coming, we just didn’t know when. Now, two and a half years after the release of the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo have finally released their killer app – Pokemon X and Y Continue reading

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Neon Alley Review

I recently started using the Neon Alley app for the Playstation 3. Neon Alley has been around for a few months now since October 2012, and I wish I started using it sooner. It was really easy to access, just a quick login and it takes you right to whatever happens to be playing at the moment. Neon Alley is WAY different from what you would expect – it’s an actual channel with a regular schedule. It’s a fantastic way to discover new anime. Continue reading

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NEW PEOPLE Travel Interview film and anime director Katsuhito Ishii

The latest NEW PEOPLE Travel issue features an exclusive interview with Katsuhito Ishii, the famed creator of the anime racing film, Redline, the live-action movies, The Taste Of Tea and Funky Forest (both available from NEW PEOPLE Entertainment), and the…

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