All About Japan

Make Castella, Melon Pan & Anpan at Home!

Castella cakes, melon pan and anpan are three of the oldest baked goods in Japan. Here are great recipes for baking all three at home!

'PPAP' Certified 'Freaking Awesome' in Asia

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' receives the 'Freaking Awesome Video of the Year' award at the WebTVAsia Awards 2016.

5 Incredible Origami Rose Tutorials

Give your loved ones a bouquet of resplendent red roses (or whatever color you like) without breaking the bank!

How to Make Lord of the Rings Origami

Check out these seven fantastic options for Lord of the Rings origami. We hope you've got One Ring to fold them all!

Amazing Japan in 20 Time-Lapse Videos at Night

Japan always looks gorgeous, day or night, and we present to you 20 incredible videos across the nation that show how it looks when the sun goes down, from the countryside to mountains and even major cities like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

Eddie Redmayne Charms Tokyo 'Potter' Fans

Actor Eddie Redmayne appeared at a fan event in Tokyo in advance of the Japan release of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.'

The Melon Pan of Asakusa

After you're done exploring Senso-ji Temple, duck around the corner to grab some sweet melon pan, one of Japan's oldest bread-based snacks.

Get Creative with 5 Cool 'Irasuto-Pan' Recipes

Want to add a bit of character to your home-baked breads? Try out these 'irasuto-pan' recipes and create cuteness from crust to core.

Hot Spring Theme Park Might Become a Reality

This clip shows a number of jaw-dropping ideas for the spa-filled amusement park, including 'onsen' carousels and roller coasters filled with spring water.

Hilarious Nissin & Final Fantasy Mashup

Put together by the Final Fantasy XV development team, this is being billed by its producers as the first-ever official mashup TV commercial in the history of Final Fantasy.

What's on the Menu Today, Ignis?

Take a real-life cooking class with Ignis from 'Final Fantasy XV' while enjoying music, costumes and iconic images from the game.

Who Makes the Most Money in Anime?

Thinking of getting into the anime industry? Read up on how much you can earn with our in-depth comparison of five different positions.

Babymetal Releases Live at Wembley Album

Babymetal is set to release the live CD of their concert at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on December 28—though U.K. fans can already get it as of December 9!

Piko-Taro Stops By Sesame Street

The popular characters from the iconic TV series dress up in leopard print and sing in English for Japan’s younger generation.

Former Ladybaby Back in New Video

Ladybaby may be gone, but it is not forgotten! Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya return—sans 'Beard'—to present the music video for 'Sanpai! Goshuin girl☆.'

Age Ain't Nothing But a Number

They might have an average age of 59 years between them, but these ladies show they can still kick it with the young crowd in this new dance video.

Blade of the Immortal Trailer

Directed by Takashi Miike and starring SMAP boy-band hunk Takuya Kimura, the live-action adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's manga promises to be just as brutal as its print interpretation.

7 Samurai Doing 7 Extreme Sports!

These samurai warriors from Japan are fearless not only in battle, but also on a BMX bike, skis, a pogo stick and on a surfboard.

Hotei x Iggy Pop: Walking Through The Night

Japanese guitar superstar Hotei releases stunning video for "Walking Through The Night," featuring Iggy Pop on vocals.

Of Love & Law: Japan’s First LGBT Law Firm

Filmmaker Hikaru Toda is working on an intriguing documentary about Fumi & Kazu, who run the first openly gay law firm in Japan.

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