All About Japan

The Creepy & Cool Come Out on Halloween

Walk around Tokyo’s Shibuya on Halloween and you're sure to grab some incredible photos of cosplaying revelers.

Blade of the Immortal Trailer

Directed by Takashi Miike and starring SMAP boy-band hunk Takuya Kimura, the live-action adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's manga promises to be just as brutal as its print interpretation.

'Pokémon GO' to Tohoku to Catch Rare Pokémon

Travel to the Tohoku region, the site of the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake, to see the effects of pocket monster Lapras’ real-world healing powers. And with a higher-than-usual catch rate, you can take one home too!

5 Fantastic Character Bread Recipes

Find out how to make fluffy, edible versions of Totoro, Baymax, Winnie the Pooh and more!

What's on the Menu Today, Ignis?

Take a real-life cooking class with Ignis from 'Final Fantasy XV' while enjoying music, costumes and iconic images from the game.

Who Makes the Most Money in Anime?

Thinking of getting into the anime industry? Read up on how much you can earn with our in-depth comparison of five different positions.

Larger Than Life Attractions Coming to USJ

'Big' is looking to be the operative word for 2017's Japanese pop-culture-themed attractions at Universal Studios Japan. We're talking 'Monster Hunter,' 'Godzilla' and 'Attack on Titan' big!

Hilarious Nissin & Final Fantasy Mashup

Put together by the Final Fantasy XV development team, this is being billed by its producers as the first-ever official mashup TV commercial in the history of Final Fantasy.

8 Cosplayers Improvise Missing Costume Parts

Find out how a little quick thinking and simple everyday objects can save your day of cosplaying in a pinch thanks to these eight Twitter cosplayers.

The Darker Side: 'Star Wars' Ink Portraits

'Bujin-ga' artist Masayuki Kojo captures characters from 'Star Wars,' creating versions of Darth Vader and the storm troopers like never before.

Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Trailer!

The first trailer for the upcoming 'Fullmetal Alchemist' live action movie was revealed at 8 a.m. on November 16 Japan time.

'Rurouni Kenshin' Has a New Spinoff Series

Creator Nobuhiro Watsuki takes readers back to Japan’s Meiji Period for a tale of criminals and treasure.

Lupin III: Goemon Ishikawa’s Spray of Blood

Slated for release on February 4, 2017, 'Lupin III: Goemon Ishikawa’s Spray of Blood' fills in a crucial piece of swordsman Goemon's backstory.

Pre-Order Your 'Evangelion' Kimono Today!

A fantastic blend of traditional and contemporary, this new kimono inspired by the hit anime series 'Evangelion' is sure to turn heads.

Outstanding 'Overwatch' Origami

Let these YouTubers show you how to create your very own goods based on the extremely successful multiplayer game.

New Gudetama Café Opens in Tokyo!

Sanrio made the egg a star, then this café made his butt a marshmallow.

Relive Your Childhood with Famicon Stationery

From clear folders and memo pads that can all fit snug into the tote bag, Famicon stationery is the perfect gift for your gaming friends this holiday season.

A Monstrous Version of Origami

With amazing dexterity and ingenuity, one Japanese user is able to fold a creature from 'Monster Hunter' using a single sheet of paper.

Shinigami Ryuk's 'PPAP' Dance Cover Is Fierce!

Ryuk has a Death Note, a pen and an apple! Who knew this grim reaper had so much soul?!

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