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A Brief History of Anime

A Brief History of Anime

By Vadim NewquistJuly 10, 2014

One can spend a lifetime studying the history of Japanese Anime and still just barely scratch the surface. It’s an art-form of...More  →

The 10 Strangest Snack Food Combos From Japan

The 10 Strangest Snack Food Combos From Japan

By Steven RomanoMarch 19, 2014

The MindHut is far from being a stranger to the one-of-a-kind weirdness that oozes from Japanese popular culture like snots from Godzilla's...More  →

5 Japanese Properties We'd Like to See as Movies

5 Japanese Properties We'd Like to See as Movies

By Steven RomanoFebruary 4, 2014

What do last year’s Pacific Rim and this spring’s Godzilla have in common? Aside from featuring colossal terrors with a proclivity for...More  →

Video of Pokémon Going Old School in

Video of Pokémon Going Old School in "Pocket Monsters: The Origin"

By Steven RomanoAugust 27, 2013

It’s almost hard to believe that Pokémon has been around for 18 years, and it shows absolutely no signs of slowing down....More  →

Pacific Rim is SMASHing!

Pacific Rim is SMASHing!

By Vadim NewquistJuly 12, 2013

In a summer filled to the brim with sequels, remakes, and sequels to remakes, director Guillermo Del Toro's insanely entertaining Pacific Rim...More  →

The Top 5 Craziest Commercials from Japan
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The Top 5 Craziest Commercials from Japan

By Steven RomanoJuly 10, 2013

Afghan Hounds playing baseball? Hypnotic caterpillars? Arnold Schwarzenegger?! What could these otherwise incongruous things possibly have in common? Logically speaking, nothing aside...More  →

There's Going To Be A Giant, Terrifying Squid On TV

There's Going To Be A Giant, Terrifying Squid On TV

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 9, 2013

Good morning, children! Did you sleep well? Dream sweetly? Not tormented by visions of terrible sea creatures lurking down in the deep,...More  →

5 Gruesomely Weird Body Modifications

5 Gruesomely Weird Body Modifications

By Steven RomanoOctober 4, 2012

History’s greatest thinkers will tell you that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But if they were to see Japan’s...More  →

VIDEO: Mankind Can Finally Buy a Robotic Mech!

VIDEO: Mankind Can Finally Buy a Robotic Mech!

By Steven RomanoAugust 8, 2012

How many times have you watched YouTube videos of Japanese technical institutes holding demos of their latest robotic creations and thought, “Robotic...More  →