New Adaptation of 'Cinderella' Comes to Osaka
Witness a brand new version of the story you thought you knew.
Tap Dancing Their Way Into Our Hearts
From graceful Awa Odori dance movements to routines in kimono at a New York subway, his tap dancing duo are turning heads everywhere they go.
The world's first-ever dedicated theater space for the Japanese art of Butoh.
Otherworldly Art Explores the Duality of Life
Japanese artist Yoshitoshi Kanemaki creates mesmerizing, contemplative wooden sculptures that ask big questions about our complicated world.
This Is One Cammy You Don't Want to Mess With
Famed cosplayer turned idol pop star Ladybeard dressed as Cammy from the 'Street Fighter' franchise, complete with a crimson beret and signature army green bodysuit.
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.
Surprise: 'My Neighbor Totoro' Has a Sequel!
Have you seen all the Ghibli movies? All of them. Including the 'My Neighbor Totoro' sequel that only plays in one theater in all of Japan!
Sailor Moon & Senshi Squad to Grace Postcards
With gorgeous illustrations, we doubt these Sailor Moon postcards and stamps will be sent in the mail anytime soon.
Captain America Turns Samurai Warrior
Chances are, figurine collectors who are obsessed with Marvel characters probably already have one or two Captain America figurines, but this one from Bandai is the perfect blend of the beloved American comic book hero and historical Japanese warriors.
FEMM: My Revolution/Konyaha Boogie Back
Mannequin rap duo FEMM have launched an '80s/'90s Japanese culture revival project, kicking it off with two '80s/'90s cover tracks and one new song, set off with some funky 'Akira'-style illustrations!
'My Little Pony' Café Coming to Tokyo
Snack on desserts that are inspired by your favorite 'My Little Pony' character and stock up on some merch as well!
'Your Name' Gets the Live Action Treatment
Hollywood producer J.J. Abrams is set to produce the live action remake of Makoto Shinkai’s mega-hit 'Kimi no Na wa.'
Vending Machines: Beacons in the Snow
Vending machines are ubiquitous in Japan and can be found even in the most remote of areas. One artist was transfixed by the juxtaposition of these machines against the snow-covered landscapes of Hokkaido's winter.
How to Dominate the Bass, with F Chopper Koga
Want to learn some high-level slap-bass techniques? Rocker F Chopper Koga's best-selling series may be just the thing for you!
Bring a Taste of Ghibli to Your Kitchenware
Iconic characters from the popular Hayao Miyazaki anime 'Spirited Away' are ready to terrify and/or charm you at mealtime.
Lovebites Unleash 'Shadowmaker' MV
Japanese power metal heroines Lovebites have unleashed the ferocious first music video taken from their debut album 'Awakening from Abyss' ahead of its October 27, 2017 CD release in the UK and Europe.
'DC Super Heroes vs Eagle Talon' Trailer
The Justice League takes on both the Joker and a Japanese Flash-based parody anime. It may just be an excuse to animate a 'bishii' Superman—and an awesome transforming Bat-mech-mobile—but who's complaining?
Head & Torso Mounted on Japan's Newest Gundam
The Unicorn Gundam looks out over Tokyo from nearly 20 meters above the ground.
Bonsai Artist Explores the Depths of Tradition
The Japanese botanical artist Makoto Azuma finds inspiration in presenting the natural world in an unnatural way.
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.