All About Japan

The Pokéworld Meets Our World

We all wish Pokémon could exist in real life, but one 3-D artist has taken matters into his own hands and has drawn Pokémon in our world.

Woody & Sora Team Up to Defeat the Heartless

Get your Keyblades ready because the newest trailer for 'Kingdom Hearts III' is here!

Nintendo's Bringing Back Old School Gaming

Nintendo’s new retro Super NES includes a never-before-released game, plus some of the odder elements of gaming in the 16-bit era.

Three Xylophonists Take on Video Game Songs

Who needs an orchestra when you can have three talented xylophonists play your favorite theme songs from memorable video games?

Final Fantasy XIV Takes Over Hotel's Exterior

Watch a party of adventurers take down an evil dragon as they are projected onto the wall of the InterContinental Yokohama Grand.

Introducing the Ultimate Gaming Chair!

Ever gamed for too long only to have your back suffer? No worries—this chair's got your back... er, front!

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.

Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Logo Released

Square Enix celebrated the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy in Tokyo on January 31, unveiling anniversary logos designed by legendary character artist Yoshitaka Amano.

Looser Rules for Permanent Residency in Japan

Japan has loosened its requirements for obtaining permanent residency to include even more fields of employment. If you're working in the fashion or anime industry in Japan, you too can now apply for permanent residency after just twelve months!

Kill Time Gaming With Mario at Kansai Airport

Kansai International Airport, the principal international airport close to Nintendo's Kyoto headquarters, lets you start your travel fun right away!

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.

Famous Artists Become Anime Boys in Video Game

Da Vinci, van Gogh, Courbet and Renoir need your help in turning around their underperforming institution in this video game!

Functional & Funny Cosplay T-Shirts

Now you can transform yourself into popular characters like No Face, Slime, Ryuk and Spider-Man, simply by pulling your shirt over your head!

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.

Get Your Fill of Food & Games at Namja Town

If you like gyoza, ice cream, cute cats, weird fishing games and frightening toilets, Namja Town in Ikebukuro is the perfect park for you!

Run Away from Ghosts in a Pac-Man Rickshaw

Why settle for an ordinary rickshaw when you can glide through Asakusa in one shaped like legendary video game character Pac-Man?

Larger Than Life Attractions Coming to USJ

'Big' is looking to be the operative word for 2017's Japanese pop-culture-themed attractions at Universal Studios Japan. We're talking 'Monster Hunter,' 'Godzilla' and 'Attack on Titan' big!

Programming Isn't Just for Youngsters Anymore

How cool is this 81-year-old Japanese woman who learns programming from scratch to make an awesome mobile game!

Ditto Debuts in Pokémon GO

You won’t find the clever shape-shifter on the in-game map, but you can now catch them in a rather unexpected way...

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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