The Ishinomori Manga Museum
Fans of Shotaro Ishinomori, of Kamen Rider and Cyborg 009 fame, have a haven waiting for them in Miyagi Prefecture.
A Super Cheap Akihabara Tour
Super Cheap Japan has put together an incredible cheapo tour of Akihabara—or 'Akiba,' as they call it here. Follow the recommended route to find all the arcades, maid cafes, manga and anime stores, electronic stores and used good stores that you need!
Checking Out Tokyo Game Show 2017
Come join us as we take you on a tour of Tokyo Game Show!
10 Shades of Otaku
You've likely have heard the term 'otaku' thrown out around Japan. But, did you know that there is not just one, but many types of otaku?
Watch 100 Years of Anime History in One Video
This year, anime turns 100! And to celebrate, the Association of Japanese Animations has spliced together some of the most significant and popular anime to date.
Permanent Pokémon Café to Open in Tokyo
Missed your chance to eat at the limited-time Pokémon restaurants? The new eatery will be ready for you whenever you come to town.
11 Anime You Have to Watch Before You Die
Everyone has on opinion on the 'best' anime. But which are the anime that—regardless of quality—you simply have to watch before you die? These 11 are the ones you need to see!
'Batman Ninja' Coming to DVD & Blu-ray in 2018
Produced by Warner Bros., Batman Ninja sees the Dark Knight transported to the Warring States Period to encounter Japanese versions of his most iconic allies and enemies—with character designs by Afro Samurai's Takashi Okazaki!
Transformed Not by Alchemy, but by Sanrio
Hit anime/manga 'Fullmetal Alchemist' characters Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy.
Experience the Era of the Silver Millenium
For a limited time, the space museum TeNQ in Tokyo will feature an exhibit that shows the intimate relationship between various Sailor Scouts, but from an astronomical perspective.
'Sayoasa' Long Trailer Released
The official trailer for the anime movie 'Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazaro' was released in December. The film's lush visuals have drawn comparison to the works of Makoto Shinkai, director of the mega-hit 'Your Name.'
Cowboy Bebop Creator Set to Direct a New Short
Shinichiro Watanabe, creator of acclaimed anime series 'Cowboy Bebop,' will be creating a new 'Blade Runner' anime to connect the film's two franchises.
New Giant Gundam Statue Is Finally Complete
Complete with transformations from Unicorn Mode to Destroy Mode, this new giant Gundam statue in Odaiba is hands down better than its predecessor.
Get Immersed in VR Park Tokyo
VR Park Tokyo presents an entire floor of immersive VR games you can play at your leisure for 90 minutes at a time.
Gundam Makes Debut in 'Ready Player One'
It may be hard to miss Akira's iconic red bike in 'Ready Player One,' but did you spot the RX-78-2 Gundam as well?
Anime-Inspired Question Makes It Onto JLPT
Who says that watching anime won't help you study for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test?
16 Authentic 'Japan' Experiences around Tokyo
How do you get an 'authentic Japan' experience in the Tokyo area? It depends on what you mean by 'authentic,' and what you mean by 'Japan!' Here are 16 'real Japan' options around Tokyo, running the gamut from the very old to the very new!
Defeat Final Fantasy Bosses on Yamanote Line
Unlock goodies, battle bosses and collect Final Fantasy characters at each of the Yamanote Line stations.
Giant Robots Battle It out, but Who Will Win?
The giant robot battle between Team USA and Team Japan that was two years in the making finally comes to an end, but it's only the beginning of giant robot fights.
Learn to Code Alongside a Cute Maid
This school in Tokyo aims to please maid fans while helping both maids and the students learn a new essential skill set for the 21st century.