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City Pop Radio

Van Paugam has been putting out these awesome mixtapes of 1980s Japanese City Pop, and now there’s a 24/7 streaming channel. It’s hard to argue with that pitch:

Travel back in time through the haze of memories that aren’t your own, and melodies frozen in a particular place in history.

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Takeshi no Chousenjo is being released for iOS and Android in Japan

The classic Famicom kusoge (literal translation: “shitty game”) is coming to Japan, but likely not the US. I’ll have to be happy with my Famicom version.

Related: This game was Arino-san’s very first challenge on Game Center CX!

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Let’s Help Japan

Panic Inc. is donating 100% of all profits from their software sold today to the relief efforts in Japan.

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Survivor of Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Dead at 93

Sounds like he did pretty well, all things considered:

Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only person officially recognized as a survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings at the end of World War II, has died at age 93.

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Hausu (1977) “Killer Lampshade”

Stick with this clip. I think by friday it may still be high in the running for most batshit thing I’ve seen all week.