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Generally speaking, Kohjinsha is better known for its dabbling in the UMPC / convertible tablet arenas than netbooks, but there's nothing like a retina-searing lime green shell to bring attention to your latest. Reportedly, the outfit has teamed up with famed toy maker Bandai in order to create a G...

February 8th 2009 at 9:03pm 0 Comments
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Gachapin, the fuzzy green character from the NHK show Hirake! Ponkiki, adorns some of our favorite DS accessories, along with his nervous friend Mukku. He's also been the star of his own DS game from Hudson, Gachapin Nikki (Gachapin Diary), a jigsaw puzzle collection. The latest game to bear the cha...

May 28th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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The Gachapin/Mukku line of DS accessories from CYBER Gadget is one of our favorite accessory sets, because it is an extraordinarily distinctive way to decorate your DS (if you don't mind being that guy with the goofy green DS). To our delight, CYBER Gadget has introduced more accessories based on t...

May 2nd 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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It's been a while since we've asked about cases. In the intervening period, at least one major gift-giving opportunity has occurred for many of us, meaning that a few new acquisitions in the DS-snuggling department are quite likely. Also, some of us are out on the prowl at the moment for an eye-cat...

January 23rd 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Yesterday we took a look at some of the weirdest DS-related games and stories of 2007. We got to mention things like Doki Doki Majo Shinpan and Spanish for Everyone again, which meant that we had a great time. But we couldn't touch on every bizarro story that crossed our "desks" in 2007. We didn't...

December 18th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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CYBER Gadget, the company responsible for that marginally useful but thoroughly lovable Famicom adapter, has announced a pair of DS Lite system cases with cute cartoon faces, to be released on December 2nd. To be exact, they're the faces of Gachapin and Mukku, two characters from the Japanese child...

November 29th 2007 at 10:40am 0 Comments