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4 Great Day Trips from Kanazawa

Kanazawa is known for its gold, its historical streets and its top-ranked garden. It can also serve as a brilliant base for a number of incredible sights in the region!

Robotics Inspired by 'Ghost in the Shell'

University of Tokyo robotics engineer Takuya Umedachi is working on synthetic 'soft-body' technology capable of complex and flexible movement.

Ice Skater Becomes Sailor Moon in Routine

Professional skater Evgenia Medvedeva recreates Sailor Moon’s transformation sequence on the ice in Tokyo.

Meet the Anime Ambassadors for the Olympics

Some of the most famous faces of anime are ready to welcome you to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games!

Bring Anime Flair to Your Hair

Cardcaptor Sakura often dons a cap for her anime adventures, but you won’t need one with this 'kanzashi' hairpin keeping your hairstyle perfectly in place.

Top 10 Anime Featuring Kimono

Anime is a good place to see nods to traditional Japanese life and culture, and one of the most ubiquitous elements of old-school Japan is the kimono.

'Your Name' Coming Subbed & Region Free!

Missed your chance to see the decade’s biggest anime hit in theaters? Soon you’ll be able to watch it at home—region-free, and without the language barrier!

'Summer Wars' Director Announces Upcoming Film

Mamoru Hosoda, anime director of 'Summer Wars' and 'The Boy and the Beast' announces his new film that'll be a return to the human drama elements of 'Wolf Children' and 'The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.'

All Aboard the 'Your Name' Bus!

If you’re an anime fan planning to make a pilgrimage to the location that inspired the hit anime film 'Your Name,' your bus has arrived!

5 Romance Anime Movies for Lovers

Who says we need to wait until Valentine’s Day to watch romantic movies? It's always a good time to get dreamy and romantic with great anime, and we bring you our Top 5 picks for lovey-dovey anime movies.

Comiket Survey Reveals Foreigners' Top Manga

A survey reveals the top manga and anime picks among foreign visitors at Comiket, Japan's largest doujinshi convention.

'Your Name' Finally Coming to North America

After opening in Asia and the U.K., record-breaking anime 'Your Name' is finally set for theatrical release in the U.S. and Canada this April.

Which Jump Manga Had the Best Live Movie?

Japanese netizens were polled for the best live-action film adaptations of Jump manga series. Did your favorites make the cut?

Theme Songs from 'Your Name'—in English!

Still can't get over Shinkai Makoto's 'Your Name'? Neither can we! That's why we're excited to hear that Radwimps, the equally successful rock band behind its soundtrack, has released a short clip previewing four tracks from the movie—all in English!

First 'Attack on Titan' Season 2 PV!

Considering how far Hajime Isayama's manga has progressed in the intervening four years since the first season of the 'Attack on Titan' anime, the big question will be just how much of the ensuing story the new season will be able to cover.

Ghibli Artist's Bread Ad Will Melt Your Heart

A former Studio Ghibli animator has created a heartwarming new anime commercial to promote a pastry shop in Fukuoka. Just try not to get the feels!

Teaching English Through Anime

Instead of the standard freshman composition classes, one U.S. university offers a 'Reading and Writing Course About Magical Girls' where you can watch anime in class!

The New Cardcaptor Sakura Trailer is Here!

The new animated installment of 'Cardcaptor Sakura' is to be released before the start of new TV series, bridging the gap between the old and new story arcs.

Top 5 Anime Girlfriends as Voted by Women

Lesbian anime fans make their picks for their favorite animated romantic companions.

Explore 'Your Name' in a Whole New Way

The hit anime movie that took Japan by storm now has its own world, built and designed by a Minecraft player.

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