How To Draw Things: Starman

Based on the positive feedback we’ve received from our Must Watch Videos on how to draw things, we’ve decided to spin it off into its own new segment, which is Continue Reading →

Must Watch Videos: Pepsi TV Commercial Japan Pepsi Man Super hero

In the first edition of our Another Japanese Product segment, Jacob wrote about Pepsi Man products. In a perfect world, Pepsi Man would need no introductions, but unfortunately we live Continue Reading →

Another Japanese Product: Pepsi Man

This a segment on BoomPopMedia called Another Japanese Product. BoomPopMedia staff writer Jacob Lubeck has lived in Japan at two different points in his life, so he is familiar with Continue Reading →

Buying Japanese Products

I have previously written about Japan on this site and encouraged you all to go there. While most people will not have the opportunity to visit Japan, there is still Continue Reading →

Random Wikipedia Link of the Night: Fumihiko Tachiki

Well, Baby Birds, this is a section that I’ll hardly ever do called Random Wikipedia Link of the Night – I need to think up a more clever title – Continue Reading →

Must Watch Videos: Americans in Japan

I could have researched this piece some and actually tried to figure out the context there, but I didn’t since I’m about to go out to the bars and I Continue Reading →

Random Wikipedia Link of the Night: Tomoyasu Hotei

Well, Baby Birds, this is a section that I’ll hardly ever do called Random Wikipedia Link of the Night – I need to think up a more clever title – Continue Reading →

Thoughts on the outgoing Toyota Tundra

Imagine for a few moments that you created a product. This product will be used primarily outside of your country. This is because most folks in your neck of the woods would never have any use for Continue Reading →

Someone has made a very creepy Super Smash Bros. video

Collin Finocchiaro, a professional gamer who was kind enough to do a segment of Important Questions with us, posted this video for me to see. It’s officially the most bizarre Continue Reading →

K-OTIC unlikely to return

Well folks – by now everyone is aware that it really is goodbye. K-OTIC has made their exit from the entertainment stage so that band members can pursue other projects. Continue Reading →

47 Ronin Report: Trailer is released…and it’s awesome!

Keanu Reeves is back to doing what Keanu Reeves does best…kicking ass in slow-motion. For those of you not familiar with the story of the forty-seven ronin, it’s basically Japan’s Continue Reading →

From Up on Poppy Hill: A Review

I originally wrote this review on May 30th, 2013 for Pixcelation. With permission from the editor-in-chief of Pixcelation, James Herd, I am reposting it here at BoomPopMedia. A few days Continue Reading →

High Speed! by Kōji Ōji

High Speed!  is a light novel that was written by Kōji Ōji and was later developed into the anime television series called Free!. In 2011, at the second Kyoto Animations Continue Reading →

The Japan I Know

This may come as a shocker for some of you, but the media is misleading in more ways than you think. It is not just CNN and Fox that give Continue Reading →

Free! – The Swimming Anime

Free! is an anime television series that is scheduled to premiere on ABC, BS11, TV Aichi, and Tokyo MX in July of this year. Also, the series will be streamed Continue Reading →