Japanese Priest Adorably Still Uses “Cat Mug” Made by Daughter Even Though It’s an Eye-Stabbing Demon
Japanese Twitter user Chikai Matsuzaki is the head priest of the Jodo Shinsou Honganji school’s Eimyouji Temple in Kita-Kyushuu, but he’s getting attention lately for a predicament caused by refusing to stop using a present his daughter made for him.
Matsuzaki recent shared a photo of himself drinking from a mug made by his daughter. As he says, it’s an adorable keepsake pottery gift, but it’s something you need to keep your eyes on when using–if you can! Continue reading »
After a slow start in the early 1970s, New York glam-metal band KISS rose to stardom after adopting their signature makeup and stage personas.
The Starchild, Demon, Catman, and Space Ace achieved massive commercial success not only through their albums and concerts but through their characters, which they licensed to comic books, costumes, toys, board games and other merchandise. Continue reading »
A mashup of traditional Japanese ghost symbology, hip-hop retro-futurism, and urban street couture finds its way in the illustrations of 199hates. The Argentina-based visual artist, a.k.a., Mau Lencinas, focuses on illustrations, character designs, and 2D animations. An avid watcher of 90s Japanese TV shows, Lencinas began to draw early on in his childhood. Now, mostly inspired by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo and the urban style of our nascent neo-modern era, 199hates creates a series of demonic gangsters bearing kanji symbols, and crews of demon hunters adapted from Japanese traditional folklore. Continue reading »