All About Japan

Explore the Process of Making Japanese Swords

After watching this short tutorial on how to make a katana, you may find yourself wanting to become a swordsmith!

The Power Wheels Kawasaki Ninja (Still) Rules!

Pow-Pow-Power through the cheesy music and relive this rocking retro ad from the '90s.

Peter Sohn on 'The Good Dinosaur' in Japan

In anticipation of the March 12 Japan premiere of Disney and Pixar's 'The Good Dinosaur,' Director Peter Sohn and producer Denise Ream spoke about their work.

How to Enjoy Studying Abroad in Japan

Follow this dancing girl all through her amazing study abroad experience in Japan, and be sure to watch for some stunning respect from a well-antlered deer!

Japan's 6 Weirdest RC Toys

Radio-controlled centipedes, anyone? No? How about a cockroach? Or a tissue box?

5 Furiously Funny Ninja Flicks

Here are our five favorite ninja comedies, full of high-flying action, wisecracks and cheesy training montages.

The 5 Best Japanese Toys of All Time

Japan has long been synonymous with anime, computer games and every kind of tech imaginable—and of course when it comes to toys, Japan has created some of the best you can find!

7 Winners of the 2015 Japan Toy Awards

We chose entries across seven categories to bring you a stellar group of toys that were all winners at the 2015 Japan Toy Awards.

Take Your Shelves on the Plane

Japanese furniture designer creates 'tansu' luggage, innovating a unique and yet somehow traditional approach to travel.

Tomy's Talking Sheep Robot is a Real Cutie!

OHaNAS is a cute, white, sheep-like talking robot that can play music and answer your questions. Think Siri, but adorable.

Interview with the 'Last Ninja'

Learn more about the realities of the ninja world from the self-proclaimed, 'Last Ninja,' Jinichi Kawakami.

Fukuoka Firefighters Have Ninja-Style Skills

Firefighters have a difficult job—and the Kasuya Hokubu Fire Department trains to be up to the task!

Sneak Back in Time to a Ninja Village

Ninja roam the streets of this themed village in Saga Prefecture, giving visitors a close-up glimpse of their shadowy lifestyle.

Art Student Creates a 'Plock'

Tick tock, what's a plock? Check out this hand-carved wooden clock that has over 400 moving pieces!

Mix it Up with a Musical Kendama

Made in collaboration with DJ Koo, this musical kendama toy lights up and makes DJ sounds when you successfully catch the ball.

The Meaning of Life & the Ninja Spirit

Want to know the meaning of life? Douglas Adams told us it was 42, but this TEDx video of 'Last Ninja' Jinichi Kawakami provides us with a very different and (arguably) much more relevant answer.

Fists of Absinthe Coming to TBS Digital

Absinthe, sneakers, swords, ninjas, and a whole lot of intentionally over-descriptive subtitles. Think Quentin Tarantino, minus the blood and F-bombs.

How to Be a Ninja in 6 Minutes

Want to be a ninja but don't know how? Fear not: Joe Bareta and his epic mustache are here to help you out!

Top 10 Reasons to Buy Takara Tomy Transformers

Transformers collectors have long known the difference between the Japanese and U.S. versions of the toys. See the differences here and start your collection right!

Makoto Shinkai's 'She & Her Cat' Coming to TV

Get ready to have your heart melt as a new anime series from Makoto Shinkai dives into the relationship between a girl and her feline companion.

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