A Primer on Japanese Homoerotic Manga
Yaoi or Bara? GL or BL? And what about Yuri? If you're feeling confused by all the jargon, follow us through the complex world of homoerotic manga. You're in for some surprises!
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.
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.
Round & Round the Sushi Goes
Forget sushi boats. Eat your next piece of sushi off a Ferris wheel that slides the dish onto a roller coaster!
Command Your Own Eva & Mario Kart in VR
Warm up those throwing arms, because it’ll take more than a button tap to chuck those Koopa shells and power up an Eva.
Meet Amina—Japan’s First African-American Idol
Cute as a button, this girl’s winning fans all over the world, from her home country of the United States to Japan.
All Aboard the Pikachu Train!
This adorably awesome Pokémon train is part of disaster relief project for a tsunami-damaged region of Japan.
'Your Name' Coming Subbed & Region Free!
Missed your chance to see the decade’s biggest anime hit in theaters? Soon you’ll be able to watch it at home—region-free, and without the language barrier!
How a Weekly Shonen Jump Cover is Made
Have you ever wondered how a 'Weekly Shonen Jump' manga magazine cover is made? Check out this video!
Sanrio & Sailor Moon Collab Goods Are Here
Sailor Moon and My Melody are teaming up in their first collaboration to bring you adorable goods with a dash of Moon Prism power.
An Ode to Magikarp: The Weakest Pokémon
Magikarp, considered the most pathetic Pokémon of all, gets its very own song!
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.
Transform Yourself with the Power of the Moon
Sailor Moon’s Cosmic Heart Compact will transform your cheeks as a gorgeous blush container.
Homemade Cosplaying Accessories for Only ¥100
With just a couple of ¥100 coins and some creativity, you can make your cosplay accessories out of items from a ¥100 shop!
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!
Explore 'Your Name' in a Whole New Way
The hit anime movie that took Japan by storm now has its own world, built and designed by a Minecraft player.
Functional & Funny Cosplay T-Shirts
Now you can transform yourself into popular characters like No Face, Slime, Ryuk and Spider-Man, simply by pulling your shirt over your head!
Kiyohiko Azuma’s Urban Sketches of Japan
Manga artist Kiyohiko Azuma draws the main character of his popular work 'Yotsuba&!' as an adorable cartoon, but his cityscapes are incredibly realistic in contrast. Take a look at a few of his wonderful sketches.
Ghibli Artist's Bread Ad Will Melt Your Heart
A former Studio Ghibli animator has created a heartwarming new anime commercial to promote a pastry shop in Fukuoka. Just try not to get the feels!
Three Xylophonists Take on Video Game Songs
Who needs an orchestra when you can have three talented xylophonists play your favorite theme songs from memorable video games?