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With this weekend's official announcement that Toyko won the bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics, the internet has been talking about who predicted this 30 years ago. Akira, the cyberpunk manga from the 1980s, set in 2019 against the backdrop of the upcoming 2020 Neo-Tokyo Olympics, what we call the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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The device is named, Mini-Famicon an dcomes out November 10th, and here's the games that'll be available for it at this point:

Donkey Kong
Mario Bros.
Balloon Fight
Ice Climber
Yie Ar Kung-Fu
Super Mario Bros.
The Legend of Zelda
Atlantis no Nazo
Ghosts ‘n Goblins
Solomon’s Key
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Tsuppari Ozumo
Super Mario Bros. 3
Ninja Gaiden
Mega Man 2
River City Ransom
Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Super Contra
Final Fantasy III
Dr. Mario
Downtown Nekketsu Koushinkyoku: Soreyuke daiundoukai
Mario Open Golf
Super Mario USA (the US version of Super Mario Bros. 2)
Kirby’s Adventure


Call off Halloween in Japan, Cause This Famicom Costume Already Won

This is genius. The dad from the widely viewed YouTube channel, RuiRei created a Famicom console costume to wear with his two sons. Naturally, the sons love playing the Famicom:

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A Japanese art collective called Chim Pom is helping solve Tokyo's rodent problem by catching the city's rats, stuffing them, and painting them to look like Pikachu. Sweet dreams, everybody!

Source: The Huffington Post