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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.

'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.'

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Godzilla Resurges

Toho Cinemas has released a new trailer for Godzilla Resurgence, the studio's first new Godzilla movie in over a decade. And this time we get to see a lot more of the iconic kaiju!

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!

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!

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!

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.

Captain America & Iron Man... Samurai?!

Iron Man and Captain America get a samurai makeover in this beautiful rendition of a classic 'ukiyo-e' painting.

Halloween on the Cheap

Halloween in Japan has become bigger, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big money to enjoy it!

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!

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.

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.

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?

Get Inside Hayao Miyazaki's Head

English filmmaker Lewis Bond created a video documentary in which he perfectly captures the genius of Hayao Miyazaki.

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