The Ultimate Anime Fukubukuro Collection!
New Year’s Day is an extremely important day for otaku in Japan—it’s one of the best days of the year to bring home hauls of your favorite anime goods!
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!
10 Oddly Wonderful Items in Japan's Drugstores
Outside Japan, can you find a product similar to one of the 10 listed here in a drugstore?
Anime & Game Artists' Happy Halloweens
Anime News Network presents a superb selection of more than 60 Halloween images from Attack on Titan, Black Butler, Macross, One Piece, Nintendo, Crunchyroll, Sanrio and more!
Anime Characters Are Taking Over USJ!
These three shounen manga are jumping from the page and into theme park attractions at Universal Studios Japan!
Luffy Depicted as a Stone Cold Fighter
See Luffy about to sock the demon Nue right in the face in this 30-ton stone masterpiece at Daikaku-ji Temple in Kyoto.
Chomp on Some Chopper Sweets
Although you might lament taking a bite out of Tony Tony Chopper, these Japanese sweets are too delicious to simply be a decoration.
7 Best Spots to Buy Toys in Japan
Japan is home to some of the most famous toys in the world. So what should you do if you’re in Japan and you—or, um, your kids—feel a sudden urge for toy shopping?
Sip on Coffee from Limited-Edition Manga Cans
Why choose between coffee and manga when you can have both in this latest promotion celebrating 50 years of comic history?
Watch 100 Years of Anime History in One Video
This year, anime turns 100! And to celebrate, the Association of Japanese Animations has spliced together some of the most significant and popular anime to date.
Who Will Win in an Epic Manga Character Brawl?
A new fighting game will pit some of your favorite 'Shonen Jump' characters like Luffy, Naruto and Goku against one another in a crossover brawl of epic proportions.
Bidding Seniors Farewell with Sand Art
We wish our own high schools had sent us off into the adult world with these spectacular sand creations!
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.
An Old Spin on Some Modern Characters
From Disney's Frozen to One Piece, these animated classics are getting an 'ukiyo-e'-style makeover!
11 Anime You Have to Watch Before You Die
Everyone has on opinion on the 'best' anime. But which are the anime that—regardless of quality—you simply have to watch before you die? These 11 are the ones you need to see!
Triangular Rice Balls Are So Last Season
This group of cute anime edibles with rounded, 3-D bodies might be at home sitting in a museum!
Ghibli in a Bottle?
These miniature models bear a striking resemblance to Ghibli's 'Laputa: Castle in the Sky' or the island of Merveille from 'One Piece.'
The 15 Most Powerful Male Heroes in Anime
Mirror, mirror on the wall: Who's the most powerful anime character of them all?
Meet the Anime Ambassadors for the Olympics
Some of the most famous faces of anime are ready to welcome you to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games!
TripAdvisor's Top 10 Theme Parks in Japan
There’s more to theme parks in Japan than just Disney Resort and Universal Studios; there’s also ninjas, go-karts and more!