All About 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.

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.

Catch His Eye with a Couples' Bento

Before dating, teenage girls may attract their love interest’s attention with a homemade lunch.

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?

7 Things You Need to Sleep in a Manga Café

Eye masks and ear plugs are high on the list!

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.

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