All About Japan

The New Cardcaptor Sakura Trailer is Here!

The new animated installment of 'Cardcaptor Sakura' is to be released before the start of new TV series, bridging the gap between the old and new story arcs.

The Biggest Highway Bus Terminal in Tokyo

The Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal (SEBT) connects you to many of Japan's most popular destinations, making the expressway bus a great way to enjoy a side trip from Tokyo.

Affordable 'Sailor Moon' Fashion Goods from GU

One of Japan’s most popular casual clothing retailers is finally bringing 'Sailor Moon' clothing and accessory options to everyday anime fans.

3 Practical Tips for the Karaoke Beginner

With no shortage of options throughout Japan, it can be daunting for the karaoke box beginner to make their amateur singing debut. Luckily, we've got the three key tips you'll need to master the mic.

'Fake' 3-D Brings FEMM Closer to Real

Japanese dance/pop mannequins FEMM have released a 'fake 3-D' music video for 'Do It Again feat. LIZ.'

An Interview with BRATS

NekoPOP's David Cirone sits down with all-girl rock band BRATS to talk music, live performances and sisterhood.

Unique Vending Machine Selling Awesome Origami

Are you all thumbs when it comes to making your own origami? Then jet off to Ehime and purchase some uniquely designed animals and objects for less than ¥50!

Food-Themed Exhibition Coming to Ghibli Museum

Ghibli films have a magical way of romanticizing everyday, ordinary events—including the simple act of eating. Come relive some of the fantastic food-related moments on display at the Ghibli Museum from May 27, 2017.

2 Doritos Flavors Found Only on 2 Islands

For a limited time, test your tastebuds with wasabi or takoyaki sauce Doritos, available only in Taiwan and Okinawa.

Get Your Hands on a Strong, Stylish Steel Case

Protect your goods in a fashionable way with this new brand of steel carrying cases!

Sip on Some Tea from Totoro's Forest

Now you can enjoy the flavors of some well-known characters from Studio Ghibli.

FAMM’IN Discovers its 'Animus'

The female rap crew FAMM’IN, formed by FAKY, FEMM and Yup’in, has released its new song, 'Animus.'

5 Unique Hot Springs Around Japan

Beyond enjoying the healing benefits of hot spring water, there are many unique hot springs in Japan offering wacky experiences for extraordinary travel memories!

Neco Republic Making Island for Cats a Reality

Cat café operator Neco Republic hopes to provide kitty hospice and shelters for strays, but in order to do so, they need your help!

'Last Jedi' Official Japanese Teaser Trailer!

While the Japanese version of the 'Last Jedi' teaser sadly doesn't have any extra footage as it sometimes does, we do get to see that Japan will be getting Episode VIII at the same time as everyone else! We're primed. Are you?

Inside the Secret World of Japan's LGBT+ Slang

Around the world, every language and culture has evolved to add jargon relating to the LGBT+ community, and Japan has its own words too. We'll teach you a few terms you may hear around the country—if you're listening carefully.

Experience 'Attack on Titan' Like Never Before

Be surrounded by Eren, Levi, and Armin as they battle against the Titans that surround you in a planetarium.

Radio Ghibli Perfect for Ghibli Music Fanatics

Get ready for hours of scenes, songs and memories that tantalize your ears as you listen to iconic songs from Ghibli movie classics!

Tokyo Side Trips for Every Type of Traveler

While Tokyo alone could satisfy your craving for a yin and yang experience—say, a taste of city life in Shibuya coupled with the greenery of Shinjuku Gyoen—there's more to enjoy beyond the city limits of Tokyo!

Smileberry Best Album: 'Hayazumi Berrys'

Smileberry will release their first best-of album on May 10, 2017, titled 'Hayazumi Berrys.'

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