Fate Gear is Back, Bigger & Steampunkier
Fate Gear offers up thrash metal with steampunk aesthetic, expanding from a duo to an all-girl quintet.
Aussie Producer Turns Ghibli Music Hip-Hop
Meet Ghosting, an Australian music producer who reworked Studio Ghibli soundtracks into a tidy hip-hop instrumental mixtape.
'Tori Girl': Butt Flaps for Human Flight?
Would you join a human-powered aircraft contest to get close to your crush? And what if—gasp!—you end up partnered with the one guy you most want to avoid by mistake?
5 Favorite Japanese Sweets Among Otaku
Take a look at our list of five sweets for otaku before your next anime binge or late-night gaming session!
Hilarious Comedian Shares Her Beauty Tips
Comedian Naomi Watanabe will have you in stitches as she explains her down-to-earth beauty techniques.
Is Colorful Skin Fashion's Newest Trend?
We’ve seen some crazy trends in fashion come out of Japan, but this is definitely one of the most unusual yet.
2018 Anime Hopes to Break 'Your Name' Records
An upcoming film slated for a February 2018 release will mark the directorial debut of female anime screenwriter Mari Okada, but can it smash the box office records that 'Your Name' set?
Anime-Themed Glasses Store Comes to Akihabara
Whether you’re after 'Boruto' spectacles or glasses from 'Maho Girls Pretty Cure!', this new store has a huge selection of anime styles to choose from.
'Fullmetal Alchemist' to Get a New Chapter
For the first time in seven years, the Elric boys are coming back for a new installment from creator Hiromu Arakawa.
Say 'I Do' with Pikachu
Get your hands on the August issue of 'Zexy' so that you and your partner can sign your marriage registration form with Pokémon pizzazz.
Final Fantasy XIV Takes Over Hotel's Exterior
Watch a party of adventurers take down an evil dragon as they are projected onto the wall of the InterContinental Yokohama Grand.
Anime Artist Creates Stunning Movie Trailer
Jaw-dropping graduation project has audiences salivating for more from this one-person powerhouse.
Documentary on Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki On Sale
This NHK special documentary follows master animator Hayao Miyazaki as he comes out of retirement to work on his next projects.
Woody & Sora Team Up to Defeat the Heartless
Get your Keyblades ready because the newest trailer for 'Kingdom Hearts III' is here!
Get the Mario Seal of Approval with New Stamps
He's stomped out goombas and koopas, now Mario and friends are finally here as stamps for your postage.
Take Your Singing to New Heights
Enjoy a round of karaoke on a Ferris wheel with an amazing Tokyo view!
Eat, Drink & Be a Merry Cosplayer!
With photo booths, cosplaying staff and costume rental for diners, this is one of the most unusual food courts you’ll find in Japan.
Looser Rules for Permanent Residency in Japan
Japan has loosened its requirements for obtaining permanent residency to include even more fields of employment. If you're working in the fashion or anime industry in Japan, you too can now apply for permanent residency after just twelve months!
Nintendo's Bringing Back Old School Gaming
Nintendo’s new retro Super NES includes a never-before-released game, plus some of the odder elements of gaming in the 16-bit era.
Emoji: An Origin Story
The true meaning of emoji is not as simple as one might think.