'Shinya Shokudo' Finds the Heart in Izakaya
Every day after midnight, different motley crews of characters enter a tiny eatery called Shinya Shokudo, where they share their life stories. Yet the takeaway message from each episode of this manga and TV show can be remarkably profound.
Death Note 'Shinigami' Join Amuro Namie
J-pop queen Amuro Namie appears with 'Shinigami' from the Death Note series in this hot video for the new Death Note movie.
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.
'Rurouni Kenshin' Has a New Spinoff Series
Creator Nobuhiro Watsuki takes readers back to Japan’s Meiji Period for a tale of criminals and treasure.
New Akihabara Animate for Your Ikemen Needs
Opened on June 16, 2016, Akiba Girls Station is a massive, seven-floor shopping center dedicated entirely to anime/manga for the female audience.
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?
The Creepy & Cool Come Out on Halloween
Walk around Tokyo’s Shibuya on Halloween and you're sure to grab some incredible photos of cosplaying revelers.
Every Animator's Dream Desk
This DIY project by a Japanese animator is complete with an embedded graphics tablet!
A Clever New Way to Display Your Figurines
Keep your figurines dust-free and set up in beautiful environments with this easy idea from Japan!
Touring Japan’s Scenic Sanin Coastline
Those sand dunes aren't in Hawaii, Australia or the Middle East—they're on the west coast of Japan!
Like Father, Like Son
This anime artist turns his young sons' sketches into awesome character designs.
Obake in Japanese Popular Culture
Japanese ghosts and monsters have infiltrated everything from manga and anime to theater and movies—or maybe you'd just prefer to experience a good old haunted walk?
The Devil Is in the Details
You'll simply be amazed by this dedicated 'Dragon Ball' fan's detailed drawing!
An Old Spin on Some Modern Characters
From Disney's Frozen to One Piece, these animated classics are getting an 'ukiyo-e'-style makeover!
Blade of the Immortal Trailer
Directed by Takashi Miike and starring SMAP boy-band hunk Takuya Kimura, the live-action adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's manga promises to be just as brutal as its print interpretation.
How a Weekly Shonen Jump Cover is Made
Have you ever wondered how a 'Weekly Shonen Jump' manga magazine cover is made? Check out this video!
Fullmetal Alchemist Live Action Trailer!
The first trailer for the upcoming 'Fullmetal Alchemist' live action movie was revealed at 8 a.m. on November 16 Japan time.
The (Recent) Evolution of Anime Eyes
Pokémon digital illustrator Naoki Saito offers an eye-opening account of how Japanese manga and anime eyes have changed over the years.
New E-Book Has Easy-to-Read Design for Manga
Beefed-up specs and functions address the needs of Japanese comic fans.
Japanese Baker Reveals Beautiful Bread Art
Using a combination of all-natural ingredients, this talented creator colors beautiful and intricate illustrations for loaves that are as cute as they are delicious!