OTDT Roundabout 29 June 2015
-Also sad-ish news, Nico Yazawa’s apartment is about to be torn down. No word on whether this will effect μ’s other projects.
-Here’s something happy, if you don’t think Taiko Drum Master (Taiko no Tatsujin) isn’t super awesome, perhaps this Studio Ghibli short will change your mind.
-The final votes for the Sanrio Character Rankings are in, and it looks last summer’s controversy tanked Hello Kitty’s chances for a repeat. In a less shocking but related story, Yo-kai Watch is the most popular with kids.
-How can it be 41 freaking years since you last raised the price on your products?
-Speaking of decades-old things, here’s an interesting benefit to young Tom Holland being movie Spider-Man.
Other benefits to following OTDT include:
- Sara broke the first rule of this book by reading it a second time.
- Orange socks! Hanamichi on stage!
- Otter handshake events.
- Do you wanna dance?
- Super Sapporo sushi.
- JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure has a significant lack of polka.
That’s all from this week, but stay tuned. We’re going to have something interesting on Facebook later tonight.
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