All About Japan

The 'Capital Dragon' of Dance & Theater

Kyoto's very own 'Dinosaur House' has been teaching and presenting dance, movement and physical theater since 1997.

Mario Runs on a New Platform

Nintendo's newest game Mario game won't be available on a console, but rather on iOS devices!

Sakura: A New Non-Verbal Musical Show in Tokyo

Non-verbal shows have proven to be a huge hit in Korea, attracting audiences of international visitors and even going on worldwide tours. Now Meijiza is bringing this accessible musical style to Tokyo!

Performing Western-Style Stand-up in Japanese

A new kind of comedy is being introduced into Japan, and it works surprisingly well—despite what Japanese television might have taught you about local humor!

The Dresser in Tokyo

Even in Tokyo, you can savor the bleak humor of a classic play dissecting the fading days of a touring British theater troupe.

All About the Yokohama Theatre Group

Founded in 1900, this theater group is about being part of the Yokohama community.

Bringing Japanese Performing Arts to Europe

Would traditional Japanese comic storytelling work in Edinburgh? Believe it or not, it does!

See Dancing Zombies in 'Resident Evil' Musical

Fans just can't get enough of the 'Resident Evil' series! For those unable to wait for the new game to come out, here's an upcoming live-action version sure to tide you over!

Interview with Hakata Idol Group HR

HR, or Hakata Reboot, aims to 'reboot' Hakata with a burst of energy!

Babymetal to Join RHCP on U.K. Tour

World-famous rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers always give fans what they want, and adding Babymetal as special guests on the U.K. leg of their tour is sure to delight British crowds.

Dance as a Camera on Life

For more than 40 years, Kei Takei has been redefining dance in both the U.S. and Japan.

Miyavi Releases New Album 'Fire Bird'

International musician and actor Miyavi released his first album in over a year, 'Fire Bird,' on August 31.

YTG Presents: The Full Gamut

This double-bill of physical theater in Yokohama offers both comic clowning and silent reflection.

Unmasking the World of Kabuki

Thanks to kabuki actor Ebizo Ichikawa XI, the public can now get a special look at what goes on behind the scenes.

Something Wicked to Tokyo Comes

Japan’s oldest, largest English-language theater company retells the timeless tale of a man brought low by his lust for power.

Now Serving: Hot Autumn Performances

If you think the only thing delectable in Japan is the rich cuisine, you're missing a lot. There's a vast menu of performances to enjoy in Tokyo in the early days of autumn—served hot, even as summer ends.

A Guilty Noodle in the West End

If you're in the West End on Friday, September 2, check out this crazy mix of comedy and martial arts!

All About Kangeki Theatre

Created in 2014, Kangeki Theatre (stylized Kan劇) is just one of the theater groups bringing quality multicultural shows to Nagoya. We talked to one of the founders to learn more about the group and the state of English-language theater in central Japan.

Hanazono Remixes Traditional Japanese Music

Audiences may not know what to expect when Naomichi Hanazono appears on stage. Dressed in garb inspired by traditional Japanese garments, he could have stepped out of a kabuki play. Then Western pop music starts up, and Hanazono springs into action!

Learn About Anatomy Through Pokémon

Underneath a Pokémon's cute furry exterior lies a nervous system, veins, a gastrointestinal tract and much more—all beautifully depicted by one artist.

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