The Year in Kotaku East

By Brian Ashcraft on at

Here we are again. It’s December. It’s time to look back at the year in Kotaku East that was. You ready? I know I sure am.

Frequently Asked Questions about Visiting Japan

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Going to Japan? Have questions? Perhaps, we have answers.

Why Ash from Pokémon Isn’t Dead Yet

There is a good reason. You know, besides that he’s animated.

Japan Invented the Selfie Stick. In 1983.

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What’s old is new. And kind of annoying.

What “Anime” Means

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It might not mean what you think it does.

In the Boruto Movie, Naruto Is a Terrible Father

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That’s okay, I guess, because Boruto is a terrible name.

The First Attack on Titan Movie Stinks

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The second part sucked, too.

Twitch’s Uphill Battle For Japan

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While Twitch conquered the U.S., Japan seems to be a different story.

The Artwork for Chris Brown's New Tune Looks Really Familiar

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Hrm.

In Ace Attorney, Sherlock Holmes is a Crappy Detective

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“Ace,” he’s not.

Japan Is Trying To Destroy Tattoos

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People in power, making dumb decisions.