Bieber Meets PPAP—Bromance Ensues
Justin Bieber teams up with Piko Taro for a hilarious new Softbank commercial featuring pens, pineapples, apples and a whole school full of excited students.
JRock247 sits down with Fuki, who is a member of no less than four bands at once—including Doll$boxx, Light Bringer and Unlucky Morpheus.
Meet the Anime Ambassadors for the Olympics
Some of the most famous faces of anime are ready to welcome you to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games!
Band-Maid Wrecks the Party in Latest MV
'Don't You Tell Me' is the lead track off Band-Maid's new album, 'Just Bring It,' slated for release on January 11, 2017.
One Third of Ladybaby Back in Brats
Featuring Rei Kuromiya, formerly of Ladybaby, Japanese rock band Brats have released their new music video, 'Nounai Shoukyo Game,' the theme song from the upcoming film 'Slaveman.'
David Cirone Exist†trace Interview
JRock247's David Cirone catches up with Japanese all-female rock band Exist†trace to talk about their new EP's themes, the songwriting process, their sense of empowerment—and their English lyrics!
Sorry Gents! Galentine's Day Is for the Girls
Seems like some Japanese girls out there prefer to enjoy yummy chocolates on Valentine's Day with female friends!
Introducing Sanrio's Newest Character
This mid-20s working red-panda may look cute on the outside, but you don't know what's lurking underneath that adorable exterior...
Bring Anime Flair to Your Hair
Cardcaptor Sakura often dons a cap for her anime adventures, but you won’t need one with this 'kanzashi' hairpin keeping your hairstyle perfectly in place.
How to Find Love in Japan
You can find just about anything in Japan, from dancing robots to maid cafés! But what about love?
Saving Money Is No Problem for No-Face!
This new automated money box speaks, plays music from the film and burps after every deposit!
FAMM’IN Discovers its 'Animus'
The female rap crew FAMM’IN, formed by FAKY, FEMM and Yup’in, has released its new song, 'Animus.'
Satomi Ishihara in Subculture Mecca
Taking a break from her turns in 'Godzilla Resurgence' and 'Attack on Titan,' Satomi Ishihara heads to Nakano Broadway to check out Tokyo's No. 1 hotbed for collectibles.
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!
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.
The Pokéworld Meets Our World
We all wish Pokémon could exist in real life, but one 3-D artist has taken matters into his own hands and has drawn Pokémon in our world.
Dip Your Sushi in 'Star Wars' Soy Sauce Dishes
Even a galaxy far, far away needs a dish to dip your fish in.
The Bromance Is Strong with These Two Artists
The Justin Beiber x Piko Taro Softbank commercials have finally been released, and the Pineapple x Baby bromance is strong.
Namie Amuro & Masaharu Fukuyama Rock Asahi
Superstars Namie Amuro and Masaharu Fukuyama join forces to promote Asahi’s new beer, Asahi Super Dry Extra Hard.
Peeling Back the Surface of Robot Geisha
MythBusters' Adam Savage explores Ghost in the Shell’s coolest practical effects at Weta Workshop.