All About Japan

5 Next-level Maid Cafés

Warrior maids, gaming maids, toy maids, magical maids and massage maids await!

Mario and Luigi Get a Makeover

Reimagined as the famed gods Fujin and Raijin, the Mario Brothers look as if they could take down Bowser with only one punch!

Where to Buy Cheap Stuff around Tokyo

Because shopping in Tokyo isn't only for the spendthrift, but also for the budget-conscious buyer, we give you a lowdown on where to get good stuff and great deals in and around Japan's capital city.

Tokyo Toy Show: A Toy Lover's Paradise

From adorable characters and video games to unique plushies and robots, Japan is a great place to visit for both the young and young at heart. The International Tokyo Toy Show may well be the ultimate embodiment of this youthful spirit.

Hang Onto Your Turtle Shell!

The coolest Teenage Muntant Ninja Turtles game yet will have fans shouting 'Cowabunga!'

This 3DS LL Design is a Blast From the Past

For those missing the look and feel of one of Nintendo's earliest gaming consoles, this new Super Famicom-themed 3DS is a must-have.

The 5 Best Japanese Toys of All Time

Japan has long been synonymous with anime, computer games and every kind of tech imaginable—and of course when it comes to toys, Japan has created some of the best you can find!

Top 10 Coolest Toys at Tokyo Otaku Mode

There's lots of fun stuff over at Tokyo Otaku Mode that keeps us hovering over the 'add to cart' button. Here are 10 of our most tempting favorites!

The Nintendo Revolution in the Good Old Days

Most of us probably had at least one product from Nintendo, and it’s time to travel back in time and visit the most popular ones.

Video Games Get Up Close & Personal

The future of digital media is here and it looks very bright!

7 Winners of the 2015 Japan Toy Awards

We chose entries across seven categories to bring you a stellar group of toys that were all winners at the 2015 Japan Toy Awards.

Throwback to the '80s & '90s

For those who lived through the '80s and '90s, get ready to feel nostalgic as we turn back the clock and dive into toys that were a hit in Japan and around the world during the late 20th century.

4 Traditional Japanese Toys

Nowadays Japan has digital toys like PS4 and 3DS, but what were the popular toys that were widely played generations ago?

Top 10 Ninja Characters in Video Games

See if you can recognize these stealthy agents of mystery from all corners of the video game world.

The Top 10 Ninja Video Games

Ninja have been a staple of video games since the 8-bit NES era, and we've highlighted some of our favorites. See if you agree!

The Whole-Body Gaming Experience!

From your head to your feet, you'll be able to control a 3-D scanned version of yourself in IBM Japan's newest gaming project.

Attack Those Titans!

Capcom's new Attack on Titan game features omni-directional maneuver gear controls that are quite similar to the equipment used in the manga and anime.

How to Play Go

If Google's AlphaGo program can learn this traditional two-tone board game, then so can you!

Break Out Your Real-World Pokéballs!

Nintendo and Google need you to help make their new game—which allows players to catch, battle and trade Pokémon in the real world! Read on to find out how to sign up for the field test!

Amazon Lets You Buy Japanese Games Overseas

Got your eye set on a particular Japanese video game that hasn't been released overseas? After forbidding international game distribution for years, Amazon now has you covered!

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