All About Japan

That's Not a Photo!

These amazing pencil-drawn portraits of celebrities are so good, you'll swear they were professionally photographed pictures! And we've got video evidence of how it's done!

'Sanada Juyushi' Appear in Ninja Gear

On March 17, a press conference was held to announce the crank-up of the movie 'Sanada Juyushi,' which is set to premiere on September 22, 2016. The Sanada Juyushi, or the Sanada Ten Braves, are legendary ninja from Japan's Warring States Period.

Origami-Inspired Mural by Artist DAAS

It’s rare to find commissioned street art in Japan. However, there are exceptions, and this colorful mural in Osaka is one of them!

The GazettE Invades North & South America

Japanese hard-rock, visual-kei band The GazettE will be playing New York, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Dallas, Toronto and more from April 15 to May 5, 2016.

Babymetal Goes Spooky with Karate MV

Babymetal is growing up, and their “Karate” music video is definitely darker in tone.

Stray Cat Samurai Comes to Life, Edits Mag

Hiroyuki Takei's manga 'Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai' follows a one-eyed cat samurai as he 'cuts through insolence.' The real-life version apparently cuts through split infinitives.

World's First Snoopy Museum Opens in Tokyo

Get your dancing paws ready for a Snoopy-tastic experience in Tokyo's Roppongi district!

Babymetal Making it Big in the USA

Babymetal's newest album, Metal Resistance, made it onto the U.S. Billboard Top 40—the first Japanese album to do so in 53 years!

Sip on Sailor Moon-Inspired Drinks

The outer sailor scouts will not only appear in season 3 of Sailor Moon Crystal, but also in parfaits and drinks for a limited time.

A New Kind of Kitty Café Opened in Shanghai

If you're heading to Shanghai, and are a big Hello Kitty fan, you definitely won't want to miss this café!

Babymetal — Metal Resistance Review

Babymetal’s 'Metal Resistance,' the follow-up to the trio's 2014 cross-cultural smash 'Babymetal,' raises the epic level by a factor of 100.

From English Teacher on Up

What can you do after teaching English in Japan? We highlight 10 unique individuals who were able to transition from the classroom to television, stage, sword arts, professional blogs and the silver screen!

10 Misconceptions We Assume True About Japan

If you live overseas and find yourself captivated by the intrigue of Japan, you’re certainly not alone. But sometimes what you think you know about Japan might not match up with reality!

Babymetal Nails US Television Debut

Metal idol band Babymetal slays the audience on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Godzilla Resurges

Toho Cinemas has released a new trailer for Godzilla Resurgence, the studio's first new Godzilla movie in over a decade. And this time we get to see a lot more of the iconic kaiju!

Grab a Piece of Ride History

Before the last 'Back to the Future: The Ride' in the world closes its doors forever, fans of the movie franchise can purchase various pieces of history!

Interview with Rhedoric

It's been a long road, but rock band Rhedoric is finally achieving its dream of playing the U.S.

Sputniko! Bonds Myth, Science & Music

This new scientific discovery not only has its own music video, but also ties to ancient Japanese mythology.

Top 10 Souvenirs from the Ghibli Museum

Ghibli fans will definitely want to collect these 10 items that you can't find anywhere except the Ghibli Museum!

Make Your Special Day Too Cute to Forget

What better way to celebrate your wedding day than have Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma greeting your guests at the door?

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