10 Anime With Real-life Locations in Japan!
Discover the real-life locations of 10 popular Japanese anime, including 'Your Name,' 'Evangelion,' and more!
Ghibli Now Delivering Kiki's Dress
Official dresses approved by the Studio Ghibli team bring anime heroine vibes to your wardrobe.
Did Rick & Morty Confirm Fan Theory in Tokyo?
The two popular animated characters make a trip to Japan in a special episode, which includes a bombshell revelation for fans!
Japan Anime's Take on Star Wars at Disney+
Lightsabers in katana sheaths, a Jedi turned pop star, and Japanese-speaking droids, oh my. Star Wars: Visions is Japan's anime offering on the popular science fiction universe.
Sanctuary for All Types of Otaku
If you’re into anime, manga, Gundam, idols, 'doujinshi,' dolls, retro toys and more, you’re looking for Mandarake, a shopping complex that specializes in second-hand items for every otaku.
Party with 2,000 Pikachus
For an entire week, over 2,000 Pikachus invade and parade through Yokohama's Minato Mirai area with five huge shows and many mini events.
Tokyo Disneyland's New Attraction
Tokyo Disneyland unveiled a new attraction area based on "Beauty and the Beast".
Meet Chef Pikachu at the Pokémon Café
Haven't you ever think you wanted to eat the food in Pokémon? Well, now you can make your dreams come true at the Pokémon Café! Eat Pikachu curry, an Eevee plate, Snorlax hamburg steak, magical Gengar drinks, and more.
Making Anime Food in Real Life
Eating like an anime character is a great way to drag fantasy out of the screen and into your daily life. Yes, I can always munch on melon pan or pocky, or stuff my face with ramen, but Tokyo Survival Challenge has something trickier in mind.
Our Otaku Journey: Part II, The Big Move to Japan
The second episode in a series of conversations between two generations of otaku—Patrick Macias (Gen X) and Selina Lin (Gen Z)
Train Station Now Playing Music from 'Totoro'
Fans of Studio Ghibli's film “My Neighbor Totoro” will immediately recognize this famous tune now playing at a Saitama train station.
Kyoto Animation Unveils First Film Since Arson
Arson-hit Kyoto Animation unveils their first movie since the arson attack that devastated their studios in July 2019.
Our Otaku Journey: Part I, Growing Up Otaku
The first in a series of conversations between two generations of otaku--Patrick Macias (Gen X) and Selina Lin (Gen Z)
Japan Tourism Increase for Sacred Anime Sites
More foreign tourists are coming to Japan than ever before, with about 32 million visiting in 2019. And many of them are coming just to see the sights represented in their favorite anime series.
Japanese Sword Expert Paul Martin and his "Demon Slayer" Project
Paul Martin is the first foreigner recognized as a Japanese sword expert by the Japanese Government and the first foreigner to be appointed as a trustee for a major Japanese sword craftsman's public foundation.
In the Name of the Moon, She'll Feed You
At Shining Moon Tokyo, you can reminisce in your Sailor Moon feels with magical Sailor Moon themed dishes, exclusive goods, and a dinner show featuring the Sailor Scouts and Tuxedo Moon.
Pokémon Reimagined as Classic American Cartoon
Japanese animators and composers channel the traditions of American slapstick shorts for a new take on classic Pokémon.
Canal City: Exploring Fukuoka's Luxury Mall
Check out Canal City Hakata for all of your entertainment needs! Whether you’re in search of an extraordinary date night, cafe time with friends, or fun with the kids, it has you covered!
6 of the Best Original Netflix Anime Series
Here we explore 6 of the best 'original Netflix' anime series that have emerged from the streaming service's recent venture into anime!
Five Otaku Things to Do at Japan’s Nijigen no Mori Theme Park
There’s plenty to keep you busy at the eclectic Nijigen no Mori Theme Park on Awaji Island.