Yuzuru Hanyu Wins Gold & Sui Ishida's Heart
Yuzuru Hanyu has achieved idol-like status and has a legion of supporters in Japan. Now he can add Tokyo Ghoul’s original creator and its anime’s star to his list of fans.
Get Your Hands on Super Mario Bros. Makeup
Japanese makeup cosmetic line Shu Uemura is introducing a holiday collection to look your Princess Peach best.
Luffy Depicted as a Stone Cold Fighter
See Luffy about to sock the demon Nue right in the face in this 30-ton stone masterpiece at Daikaku-ji Temple in Kyoto.
See Dancing Zombies in 'Resident Evil' Musical
Fans just can't get enough of the 'Resident Evil' series! For those unable to wait for the new game to come out, here's an upcoming live-action version sure to tide you over!
Do Japanese Businessmen Really Drink a Lot?
For such a buttoned-up country, Japan's corporate drinking tradition is really something to behold.
A Magical Hotel Stay
Ikenotaira Hotel, facing Shirakaba Lake in Nagano Prefecture, has created a special suite that's fit for a magical girl!
This Café Isn't for the Faint of Heart!
If the idea of an eyeball panna cotta and a sundae topped with maggots doesn't have you screaming in terror, the stomach-churning 'Shojo Tsubaki' café might be up your alley.
Why is Anime Getting More Popular in the West?
With more shows reaching a wider audience than ever, these are good days in the anime business, especially in the West.
Stray Cat Samurai Comes to Life, Edits Mag
Hiroyuki Takei's manga 'Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai' follows a one-eyed cat samurai as he 'cuts through insolence.' The real-life version apparently cuts through split infinitives.
Pokémon's Epic 20th Anniversary Super Bowl Ad
The official Pokémon website has posted the full version of the live-action commercial that will air during Super Bowl 50.
The Transformative Power of Makeup
This Shiseido ad demonstrates that their products can transform anyone into a cute girl!
All Aboard the Snow Miku Train!
From February 5 to 11, residents of Sapporo City will see their town transformed into a Snow Miku wonderland complete with Snow Miku trains and merchandise.
A Quick & Easy Guide to Gintama
With the vast majority of the series devoted to ham-fisted parody, sophomoric gross-out humor and general zaniness, it's easy to forget that Gintama has an overarching plot. With the Shogun Assassination Arc on its way, it's time for a review!
Hide the Wasabi—It's the Sushi Police!
Kicking nigiri and taking no shoyu, the Sushi Police are coming to Japan in 2016.
Fushigi Yuugi Gets First Stage Musical
The production will run in mid-April 2016 featuring former Morning Musume idol Reina Tanaka.
Madoka Magica-Inspired Apparel & Accessories
Dresses, bags, skirts, rings and more!
Why Dangerous Anime Boys Are All The Rage
Why have modern reverse harem anime gone so dark?
Doraemon & Hello Kitty United at Last!
Japan's two most famous not-quite-cats have teamed up for a line of character goods that will have every fan running for their nearest Sanrio store!
What Does the TPP Mean for Anime?
Is this the death knell for your online obsessions?
3-D Projector Brings Hatsune Miku to Life
This tabletop 3-D projector beams images that can be viewed from 360°.