Regular visitors will know we like to keep our finger on the pulse, but it’s not always easy finding time to read every story. But worry no more. Our new weekly round-up collects together our favourite news stories from the past seven days in one easily digestible chunk. And without further ado, here’s the headlines.
The beloved robot cat Doraemon is in danger of being banished from both countries’ TV screens, coming under criticism for supposedly encouraging children’s misbehaviour.
Makoto Shinkai’s latest film has grabbed the #1 spot at the Japanese box office for its sixth week running, taking earnings that put it on par with Studio Ghibli’s success.
Gen Urobuchi’s Taiwanese-inspired puppetry extravaganza ended last week, but not before announcing that we can expect a sequel.
Helmed by lord of the weird Takashi Miike, this movie will adapt the manga’s Diamond is Unbreakable arc.
And now, for the lighter side of the news, check out the Takatsuki High School Physics Research Club’s electrifying cultural festival project.