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Sounds like a delicious summer treat! Hopefully they are still there when we’re back in 2020! – https://kotaku.com/frozen-coca-cola-released-in-japan-1825286324 Frozen Coca-Cola Released In Japan By: Brian Ashcraft Photo: Coca-Cola Japan Summer is still a while away, but Coca-Cola is releasing “Coca-Cola Frozen Lemon” this week in Japan. It’s a Coke-flavored slushie style drink with, you guessed it,…

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Oh Japan, please, please, please never change!! – https://kotaku.com/politicians-should-always-cosplay-as-dragon-ball-charac-1824250240 Politicians Should Always Cosplay As Dragon BallCharacters  By: Brian Ashcraft Image: akai_takami, Wikia This is Shigeru Ishiba. He was previously Japan’s Minister of Defense. But here he is dressed as Majin Buu from Dragon Ball. Ishiba recently appeared at the opening ceremony for the Enkei Gekijou Kurayoshi Figure Museum in Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture. The…

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They’re back!! The Karate Kid saga continues, can’t wait to see it! – http://triblive.com/aande/movies/13462393-74/wax-on-wax-off-the-karate-kid-returns-to-theaters-with-cobra Wax on, wax off: ‘The Karate Kid’ returns to theaters with ‘Cobra Kai’ advance screening By: BRIAN C. RITTMEYER “The Karate Kid” is returning the theaters for one night in April, ahead of the release of the sequel series “Cobra Kai”, set…

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Can’t wait for the return of this show! – http://www.indiewire.com/gallery/into-the-badlands-season-3-photos/ ‘Into the Badlands’ Season 3 Photos: TV’s Best Martial Arts Drama Leaps Back Into Action — Exclusive BY LIZ SHANNON MILLER A FIRST LOOK AT THE RETURN OF THE AMC MARTIAL ARTS DRAMA “Into the Badlands” has always stood out in the television landscape for many reasons….

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A fun and informative read! – http://www.denofgeek.com/uk/movies/kung-fu/55583/the-real-life-stories-behind-kung-fu-movie-legends The real life stories behind kung fu movie legends We dig into the lives of Wong Fei-Hung, Ip Man, San Te, Huo Yuanjia and more, as we look at the people who inspired classic kung-fu movies. By: Craig Lines While martial arts films can often be outlandish or fantasy-themed,…

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https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/kiyomizudera-temple In a shrine adjacent to the main hall of the Kiyomizu-Dera Temple in Kyoto, nearly 200 small, stone sculptures of the Buddhist deity Jizo wear bibs, placed by grieving parents who have lost children. Jizo is the protector of unborn children and children who die very young and cannot cross the Sanzu River into the afterlife. It is believed that…

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A great little article on one of our affiliated CKKA schools in Quesnel, British Columbia with their master instructor Marc Valois and CKKA head instructor Hanshi Alex Atkinson. 🙂 – https://www.quesnelobserver.com/sports/valois-kung-fu-hosts-masterclass-in-clubs-new-space-on-davie-street/ Members of all ages took part in Marc Valois’ kung-fu masterclass on Jan. 26-27. Melanie Law photo Valois Kung-Fu hosts masterclass in club’s new space…

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Imagine how much more difficult blindfolded kata’s or forms would be if we did them to music in sync! Web Wednesday, your weekly slice of Japan, with 4 million views and counting! – https://kotaku.com/the-arcade-performance-thats-tearing-up-twitter-1822083549 The Arcade Performance That’s Tearing Up Twitter By: Brian Ashcraft [Images: Hiro] Twitter user Hiro spotted this masked-wearing, blind-folded Taiko no Tatsujinplayer at an arcade in…