All About Japan

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.

Kyoto Butoh-Kan

The world's first-ever dedicated theater space for the Japanese art of Butoh.

'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.'

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.

Experience the Era of the Silver Millenium

For a limited time, the space museum TeNQ in Tokyo will feature an exhibit that shows the intimate relationship between various Sailor Scouts, but from an astronomical perspective.

Affordable Sailor Moon Clothes Are Back at GU

Low-priced Sailor Moon fashion returns with new winter pieces from Uniqlo's sister brand, GU.

'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?

Hayao Miyazaki Reveals Details About Next Film

Looks like Hayao Miyazaki has finally come out of retirement to work on his last full feature film.

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.

Anime-Inspired Question Makes It Onto JLPT

Who says that watching anime won't help you study for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test?

Bonsai Artist Explores the Depths of Tradition

The Japanese botanical artist Makoto Azuma finds inspiration in presenting the natural world in an unnatural way.

BiSH Take 'My Landscape' Airborne

Japanese idol sextet BiSH are back with what may well be the most expensive alt-idol music video, shot on and around aircraft at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California.

Top 10 Songs That Are Perfect for 'Momijigari'

How does autumn sound? Listen to our recommended playlist to find out.

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!

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.

New Adaptation of 'Cinderella' Comes to Osaka

Witness a brand new version of the story you thought you knew.

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.

'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!

The Rules & Costs to Rocking Out in Japan

Seeing live music in Japan can be one of the best places to make new friends and get involved with the creative scene. But sometimes it's not cheap. Here are some tips on how to get the best prices and how to mind your manners the Japanese way.

Where to Go in Japan for the Best Live Music

Tokyo has a number of suburbs that are overflowing with live music hubs, many of which accommodate specific genres. No matter your taste there’s a venue (or live house) for you, even if you're not in Tokyo.

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