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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.

'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.

Famous Artists Become Anime Boys in Video Game

Da Vinci, van Gogh, Courbet and Renoir need your help in turning around their underperforming institution in this video game!

Tote Around Your Very Own Bento Backpack

Japan’s iconic boxed lunch serves as inspiration for a bag big enough to hold multiple meals.

Fate Gear is Back, Bigger & Steampunkier

Fate Gear offers up thrash metal with steampunk aesthetic, expanding from a duo to an all-girl quintet.

100 Years of Japanese Makeup Styles

Check out how Japanese makeup has changed in the past 100 years!

Hilarious Comedian Shares Her Beauty Tips

Comedian Naomi Watanabe will have you in stitches as she explains her down-to-earth beauty techniques.

Anime Artist Creates Stunning Movie Trailer

Jaw-dropping graduation project has audiences salivating for more from this one-person powerhouse.

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.

Let out Your Inner Train Otaku

New Japanese train-themed karaoke lets you belt out announcements without being a public nuisance in Tokyo's Shinagawa Ward.

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.

'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?

Exposing Playgrounds to Darkness

In just the right light, or lack there of, even the most innocent places can become terrifying at night with a single photograph.

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?

Take Your Singing to New Heights

Enjoy a round of karaoke on a Ferris wheel with an amazing Tokyo view!

Woody & Sora Team Up to Defeat the Heartless

Get your Keyblades ready because the newest trailer for 'Kingdom Hearts III' is here!

Japanese Highschooler Wows With His Cute Looks

Japanese high school boy amazes netizens with his cute girl-next-door looks and giving his female classmates a run for their money!

New Text Teaches English of the Occult

This new English textbook will help your students talk about the Illuminati, alien abductions and more!

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.

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.

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