4 Japanese Horror Movies to Chill Your Summer
Longing for the good old days of ’The Ring’ and ’The Grudge’? Here are four classic Japanese films that will give you old-school shivers, whether you’re into genuine chills or just a bit of silliness mixed with ghosts.
Cutie Honey Back in (Live) Action
Scheduled for release on October 1, 2016, the new iteration stars Mariya Nishiuchi as the titular android crime-fighter, who famously transforms her outfits to battle her foes.
The Magical World of Universal Studios Japan
Coming to Osaka? Then make sure to also book a visit to Universal Studios Japan for a thrilling adventure straight from the silver screen!
'A Silent Voice' Pulls at Heartstrings
You may want a box of tissues by your side when watching the emotional trailer for 'A Silent Voice.'
Halloween on the Cheap
Halloween in Japan has become bigger, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big money to enjoy it!
Get Inside Hayao Miyazaki's Head
English filmmaker Lewis Bond created a video documentary in which he perfectly captures the genius of Hayao Miyazaki.
Experience the Edo Period at Toei Eigamura
Where can you still see samurai, ninja and geisha roaming the streets of Japan? The answer is this theme park in Kyoto!
Official Japanese Ghostbusters Theme
Ever wonder what the Ghostbusters theme would sound like in Japanese? Sony got comediennes Yukiko Tomochika, Oniyakko Tsubaki, Naomi Watanabe and Shizuyo Yamasaki into full Ghostbuster gear to show us!
'Your Name' Tops Ghibli Box Office Records
Makoto Shinkai’s 'Your Name' surpasses the earnings of two of Hayao Miyazaki’s films as its box office romp continues.
Now Serving: Hot Autumn Performances
If you think the only thing delectable in Japan is the rich cuisine, you're missing a lot. There's a vast menu of performances to enjoy in Tokyo in the early days of autumn—served hot, even as summer ends.
Captain America & Iron Man... Samurai?!
Iron Man and Captain America get a samurai makeover in this beautiful rendition of a classic 'ukiyo-e' painting.
5 Creepy Japanese Film Remakes From the West
Whether you've seen the Japanese originals or the inspired versions from the States, these horror films take creepy to a whole new level.
Yuko Oshima Wants You to Ride Her Train
Former AKB48 member Yuko Oshima finds romance on the Romance Car in this heartwarming 2016 film.
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?
Sadako & Kayako Face Off in Baseball
Two of Japan's scariest spirits take a break from haunting houses to participate in a ceremonial first pitch.
Grab a Piece of Ride History
Before the last 'Back to the Future: The Ride' in the world closes its doors forever, fans of the movie franchise can purchase various pieces of history!
Exorcise Your Hunger Demons
With a Marshmallow Man burger and a Slimer Ghost shake on the 'Ghostbusters' menu at J.S. Burgers Cafe, an empty belly is the only weapon necessary.
The Story of a Sweet Old Dog
Hachi was an Akita dog famous for waiting for his master at Shibuya Station for nearly 10 years after he died. This is his story.
17 Awesome Things to Do for Halloween 2016
In a city famed for cosplay and seasonal celebrations, you just know Halloween is going to be epic! And we've got 17 great things lined up for you!
Ghibli's 'Red Turtle' Trailer is Beautiful
You may have worried when you heard that French-Japanese collaboration on 'The Red Turtle' would only be 'half-Ghibli.' These gorgeous visuals should put your mind at ease.