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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.

6 Stylish Cafés in Tokyo Perfect for Instagram

We're rounding up the most stylish cafés in Tokyo to snap an Instagram-worthy moment to post on your feed and impress your friends.

Anime-Inspired Question Makes It Onto JLPT

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

'Ranma 1/2' Café Set to Open in 3 Cities

Longtime 'Ranma' fans can indulge in a bevy of lovingly crafted dishes with clever nods to the series and even experience some VR entertainment while waiting for their orders.

Kamen Joshi Reach Record 3M FB Followers

Japanese underground idols Kamen Joshi achieved a social media milestone last week by surpassing 3 million Facebook followers.

Final 3 Mascot Pairs for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

These six mascots take their inspiration from sakura cherry blossoms, shrines, and Japanese fairy tales. But only one pair can represent Tokyo at the 2020 Olympic Games. Which team deserves the gold?

Top 10 Songs That Are Perfect for 'Momijigari'

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

Gundam Makes Debut in 'Ready Player One'

It may be hard to miss Akira's iconic red bike in 'Ready Player One,' but did you spot the RX-78-2 Gundam as well?

Tokyo Disneyland Is Getting a Whole Lot Bigger

The company behind Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea is planning a massive ¥3 billion expansion of the popular resort.

These Stray Cats Have Serious Ninja Skills!

A Kyushu-based photographer is snapping shots of adorable strays while they demonstrate their purrfect form!

Kamen Joshi Named Akihabara Ambassadors

In the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara tourism.

The Ishinomori Manga Museum

Fans of Shotaro Ishinomori, of Kamen Rider and Cyborg 009 fame, have a haven waiting for them in Miyagi Prefecture.

Transformed Not by Alchemy, but by Sanrio

Hit anime/manga 'Fullmetal Alchemist' characters Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy.

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.

Permanent Pokémon Café to Open in Tokyo

Missed your chance to eat at the limited-time Pokémon restaurants? The new eatery will be ready for you whenever you come to town.

Everyday Japanese Words Not in Your Textbook

Textbooks are essential to Japanese learning. But even if you memorized everything from your book and passed the N1 test, there's still a long road to mastering daily Japanese. Here are a few frequently used words that can add some magic to your Japanese!

Affordable Sailor Moon Clothes Are Back at GU

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

Samurai Snoopy & More at Pop-Up Peanuts Shop

Japanese-style Snoopy art exhibition celebrates 50 years of Peanuts in Japan.

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.

John Woo Back for Action Remake Set in Japan

In acclaimed action director John Woo's latest film, 'Manhunt,' Chinese actor Zhang Hanyu stars as a prosecutor accused of a crime he didn't commit, while Japanese actor-musician Masaharu Fukuyama is the super-detective sent to chase him down.

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