All About Japan

Work Out & Rock Out to Anime Tunes

Thanks to Anison Fitness, a TV program on Tokyo MX, you can work out and rock out to the tunes of Japanese anime TV shows.

How to Get a Quality Kimono Online

Tracing its history as a wholesaler all the way back to 1783, Osaka's Matsukawaya has been offering affordable, quality kimono online since 2002.

Which Jump Manga Had the Best Live Movie?

Japanese netizens were polled for the best live-action film adaptations of Jump manga series. Did your favorites make the cut?

Introducing the Ultimate Gaming Chair!

Ever gamed for too long only to have your back suffer? No worries—this chair's got your back... er, front!

How to Find Love in Japan

You can find just about anything in Japan, from dancing robots to maid cafés! But what about love?

Bring Anime Flair to Your Hair

Cardcaptor Sakura often dons a cap for her anime adventures, but you won’t need one with this 'kanzashi' hairpin keeping your hairstyle perfectly in place.

Meet the Anime Ambassadors for the Olympics

Some of the most famous faces of anime are ready to welcome you to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games!

5 Romance Anime Movies for Lovers

Who says we need to wait until Valentine’s Day to watch romantic movies? It's always a good time to get dreamy and romantic with great anime, and we bring you our Top 5 picks for lovey-dovey anime movies.

Like Father, Like Son

This anime artist turns his young sons' sketches into awesome character designs.

Bless This Comfy Room Wear

If you were inspired by 'Your Name' to dress up as a shrine maiden, you're in luck! Now, you can pretend to bless your home while in a comfortable shrine maiden onesie.

Dip Your Sushi in 'Star Wars' Soy Sauce Dishes

Even a galaxy far, far away needs a dish to dip your fish in.

Introducing Sanrio's Newest Character

This mid-20s working red-panda may look cute on the outside, but you don't know what's lurking underneath that adorable exterior...

Robotics Inspired by 'Ghost in the Shell'

University of Tokyo robotics engineer Takuya Umedachi is working on synthetic 'soft-body' technology capable of complex and flexible movement.

All About Love Hotels

With Japanese apartments so small, where do couples go for private time?

The Sleeping Taxi Drivers of Tokyo

Head into any Japanese city are you're sure to see people sleeping in public: on trains, park benches and even in their cars. One photographer visiting Japan was amazed by taxi drivers sleeping in their cabs and decided to capture the dreamers on film.

Sport Your Rice Ball in Style

These stylish and edgy handmade leather accessories are specially designed for Japan’s iconic convenience store snack.

Sorry Gents! Galentine's Day Is for the Girls

Seems like some Japanese girls out there prefer to enjoy yummy chocolates on Valentine's Day with female friends!

Japanese Commercials Have a 'Nose' for Comedy

Japan is home to some of the funniest commercials out there, and we've found yet another one that's providing tons of giggles to passengers on Tokyo trains.

'Your Name' Finally Coming to North America

After opening in Asia and the U.K., record-breaking anime 'Your Name' is finally set for theatrical release in the U.S. and Canada this April.

Band-Maid Wrecks the Party in Latest MV

'Don't You Tell Me' is the lead track off Band-Maid's new album, 'Just Bring It,' slated for release on January 11, 2017.

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