How a Bento Manga Changed the Rules for Women
When “Nonchan Noriben” was published in 1995, the idea of a divorcée trying to pick up her life as a single mother was still taboo in Japan.
100 Manga Selected as Learning Tools
Selection includes Parasyte, Golgo 13 and Barefoot Gen along with Rose of Versailles, Ashita no Joe and Osamu Tezuka's Black Jack and Phoenix, as well as Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.
7 Things You Need to Sleep in a Manga Café
Eye masks and ear plugs are high on the list!
Manga Cafés: Japan’s Cheapest Places to Sleep
When you miss the last train, why not crash in a place with a free drinks machine?
Anime Hunks Dominate 'Hana Yori Dango' Café
While the "Flower Four" snacks are a feature, the biggest treats for "Hana Yori Dango" fans are no doubt the life-sized art panels, where you can pose with the hunk of your choice.
Catch His Eye with a Couples' Bento
Before dating, teenage girls may attract their love interest’s attention with a homemade lunch.