Ghibli's Kiki Is Back & Delivering Cup Noodle
Relive the magic of 'Kiki's Delivery Service' with this commercial that takes place four years after the original movie.
Get a Sneak Peek into Super Nintendo World
Universal Studios Japan has built what looks like a real life 'Super Mario' level and we've got the pictures to prove it.
Satisfy Your Sailor Moon Fix with These Cakes
All five Inner Senshi are represented in an out-of-this-world tie-up with magical girl franchise 'Sailor Moon.'
Say 'I Do' with Pikachu
Get your hands on the August issue of 'Zexy' so that you and your partner can sign your marriage registration form with Pokémon pizzazz.
Stars of Anime & Rock Collab on Cup Noodle Ad
Megumi Hayashibara, Bump of Chicken and manga artist Eisuke Kubonouchi come together to create an amazingly inspirational anime short for popular Japanese food company Cup Noodle.
New Web Series Shines Light on LGBT+ Community
The new web series 'Tokyo Neighbors' explores what it’s like to be gay in Japan.
5 Touching Japanese Ads You'll Need Tissue For
If you need a dose of J-Drama without the time to watch an entire series, these commercials may just give your tear ducts the exercise they need. Make sure you have tissues at the ready!
Emoji: An Origin Story
The true meaning of emoji is not as simple as one might think.
Get the Mario Seal of Approval with New Stamps
He's stomped out goombas and koopas, now Mario and friends are finally here as stamps for your postage.
Why Would Buddhas Battle for France?
Would you associate Buddha with France? Japanese people would! Cable network WOWOW uses some clever kanji association to drum up publicity for its 2017 French Open coverage.
Why Are Japanese Commercials so Different?
It's no secret that Japanese commercials tend to be pretty different from what you might see in Europe or North America. But why? One piece of the puzzle can be found in the distinction between 'concept' and 'sizzle'!
Soccer vs. Samurai
What happens when you put a freestyle soccer champion in samurai armor and send him around the streets of Brazil? This—this is what happens.
Top 4 Globally Famous Japanese Advertisements
We've put together four of our favorite viral videos that garnered fans on an international level.
Fate Gear is Back, Bigger & Steampunkier
Fate Gear offers up thrash metal with steampunk aesthetic, expanding from a duo to an all-girl quintet.
Sanrio & Sailor Moon Collab Goods Are Here
Sailor Moon and My Melody are teaming up in their first collaboration to bring you adorable goods with a dash of Moon Prism power.
5 Notable Songs from Japanese TV Commercials
If you find yourself humming a song in the middle of a packed train, your TV may be to blame!
Documentary on Ghibli's Hayao Miyazaki On Sale
This NHK special documentary follows master animator Hayao Miyazaki as he comes out of retirement to work on his next projects.
Command Your Own Eva & Mario Kart in VR
Warm up those throwing arms, because it’ll take more than a button tap to chuck those Koopa shells and power up an Eva.
Wonder Woman & Hello Kitty Finally Join Forces
For the first time ever, Sanrio’s cute cat will be teaming up with a Western-made film.
4 Commercials Perfect for Dog Lovers
Even without the puppy dog eyes, these Japanese commercials are incredibly effective. Get ready for a laugh, or perhaps a smile, while watching these dogs on camera.