Gengar first appeared in Pokémon Red and Blue before showing up in subsequent sequels, spin-off games, related merchandise, and animated as well as print versions of the franchise. Most of the merchandise is your standard action figure or plush, but Premium Bandai’s Gengar “Sleeping Companion” plush actually has a tongue large enough for you to sleep on. In the game, Gengar can lick victims with its tongue and paralyze them, although that ability won’t quite work with this plush.
Tokyo-based company Kamenya Omoto specializes in masks, and their latest offering is quite creepy to say the least. The store is offering to pay $340 USD to the rights to your face. Should you accept, they’ll use it to 3D print a hyper-realistic mask, which will then be sold for $940 USD. If customers frequently purchase your mask, the store will then offer to pay a percentage of the sales. The project is officially called “That Face” and has already proven to be a hit.
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Set to open in Spring 2021 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan is a sight to behold. These recent aerial photos provided by The Sankei News shows that it is nearing completion and walled off from the other sections of the park to provide maximum immersion. Guests enter the land using a warp pipe located at an entrance plaza, complete with themed lamp posts and a power star in the pavement.
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Hamako Mori, also known as “Gamer Grandma,” is officially the world’s oldest gaming YouTuber, and with over 468,000 subscribers. She first started gaming 39 years ago on a “Cassette Vision” console that was released in Japan on July 30, 1981. Since then, she’s kept nearly ever consoles and she purchased over the years. Fast forward to 2015, and she launched her YouTube channel where she posts up to four videos a month.
Japan’s Tochigi Prefectural Police Department has just got a nice upgrade to its fleet in the form an Lexus LC 500. You won’t find this on the highways, but rather the Mobile Traffic Unit in an aim to help reduce traffic accidents as well as stop fleeing vehicles. It’s powered by 2UR-GSE 5.0-litre V8 engine generating 471 hp at 7,100 rpm and 398 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm, mated to a 10-speed Direct Shift automatic transmission.