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!
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.
Peeling Back the Surface of Robot Geisha
MythBusters' Adam Savage explores Ghost in the Shell’s coolest practical effects at Weta Workshop.
Sip on Some Tea from Totoro's Forest
Now you can enjoy the flavors of some well-known characters from Studio Ghibli.
5 Japanese Films That Explore Sexual Diversity
We often see Japanese films talking about love in various forms, across different ages and social status. But there aren't so many about sexual orientation. We've found a few special ones to share with you.
3 Practical Tips for the Karaoke Beginner
With no shortage of options throughout Japan, it can be daunting for the karaoke box beginner to make their amateur singing debut. Luckily, we've got the three key tips you'll need to master the mic.
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.
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.
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!
The New Cardcaptor Sakura Trailer is Here!
The new animated installment of 'Cardcaptor Sakura' is to be released before the start of new TV series, bridging the gap between the old and new story arcs.
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.
36 Kisses, 9 Boys, 1 Great Music Video
This Japanese boy band is taking the internet by storm with their infamous 'Shadow Kiss' music video, featuring all nine of the members giving each other smooches.
An Interview with BRATS
NekoPOP's David Cirone sits down with all-girl rock band BRATS to talk music, live performances and sisterhood.
Saving Money Is No Problem for No-Face!
This new automated money box speaks, plays music from the film and burps after every deposit!
'Fake' 3-D Brings FEMM Closer to Real
Japanese dance/pop mannequins FEMM have released a 'fake 3-D' music video for 'Do It Again feat. LIZ.'
FAMM’IN Discovers its 'Animus'
The female rap crew FAMM’IN, formed by FAKY, FEMM and Yup’in, has released its new song, 'Animus.'
Smileberry Best Album: 'Hayazumi Berrys'
Smileberry will release their first best-of album on May 10, 2017, titled 'Hayazumi Berrys.'
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.
Inside the Secret World of Japan's LGBT+ Slang
Around the world, every language and culture has evolved to add jargon relating to the LGBT+ community, and Japan has its own words too. We'll teach you a few terms you may hear around the country—if you're listening carefully.
'Last Jedi' Official Japanese Teaser Trailer!
While the Japanese version of the 'Last Jedi' teaser sadly doesn't have any extra footage as it sometimes does, we do get to see that Japan will be getting Episode VIII at the same time as everyone else! We're primed. Are you?