The mystery deepens once you enter this store.
Wild animal’s surprise appearance makes people wonder if this was a shapeshifting salaryman on his way home from work.
Hayao Miyazaki has spent over US$2 million to save the forest where Totoro was born, but needs more help.
That works out to 17-plus pints per night.
Team battle-style duel turned ambush with knives and stun gun, serves as reminder to not be too quick to trust violent street gangs.
posted on 2022-09-06 04:52 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Investigators: Kadokawa paid 70 million yen in consultancy fees to firm linked to former member of Olympic organizing committee
September 06, 2022 4:25am CDT
ufotable drew the new illustration on the aircraft that will fly around Japan
The singer-songwriter’s intimate, acoustic performance on The First Take reminded fans of what made Avril so great in the first place.
This beautiful location in Daisetsuzan National Park is an onsen must-visit.
posted on 2022-09-07 09:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Katо̄ directed music videos for Takeuchi’s musical group Amadeus
The room makes for a perfect spooky Halloween backdrop, unless you’re one of those people that happens to find old-fashioned dolls soothing.
September 07, 2022 7:20pm CDT
Another video featuring six dancers will be available on September 21
September 07, 2022 9:10pm CDT
The 1st season’s song collection CD will be available on September 21
Struggling museum sees its fortunes reversed after tweet from famous visitor.
It’s like Pikachu used some super effective time travel powers.
After spending decades without ever eating at Goemon, our ace reporter is finally giving the fusion chain a shot.
September 08, 2022 6:19am CDT
Sawashiro has “fully recovered” from the disease
posted on 2022-09-08 14:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
“It’s always ‘Aztech’ as far as the substance, but sonically I approached this album the same way I would approach handling an entire soundtrack. This one is for the anime fans.”
September 08, 2022 11:38pm CDT
Anya continues her games on October 1
Resident Evil 2 serves as inspiration for mission-based maze as zombie circus troupe takes over other part of the park for dancing.
Tokyo station employee could have chosen better words.
September 09, 2022 8:05pm CDT
She teams up again with Reiji Okii, who worked on her debut song
A new way to pray at the porcelain altar.
All the taste of melon with hardly any of the melon!
Special technique to help newcomers acclimate to life in Japan gives Japanese Twitter users a smile too.
Series star and its two biggest scene-stealers will escort fans to their destination…even when it’s the same airport they departed.
Sep 10th 2022
Sep 11th 2022
September 11, 2022 7:39am CDT
Two part installation includes unique character goods and photo spots reproducing scenes from Fukumoto’s manga
Rail otaku take NHK to task.
Sep 11th 2022
The song was released on her birthday and it describes her 5 feelings.
Sep 11th 2022
CD Jacket & Tracklist for Mini Album Sounds of Love Announced!
The impressive research leaves Japanese netizens both grossed out and in a moral quandary.
September 11, 2022 9:10pm EDT
Arawi drew the animation for “Onomatopée Rap”
September 11, 2022 11:06pm EDT
The secret will be revealed at 8 a.m. on September 12 (PT)
Our “Hey! Japanese Texi Driver” series makes its overseas debut.
He didn’t know where it would lead, but he had to find out.
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary wants foreigners to be able to visit Japan this fall and winter.
Number of children Japanese women want also drops to lowest ever in latest iteration of government study.
posted on 2022-09-12 16:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge
The SPY x FAMILY tot is collaborating with the 2022 World Team Table Tennis Championships
September 12, 2022 7:33pm CDT
The album includes “Demon Slayer,” “Sword Art Online” theme songs and more!
Animation professional and huge Pokémon fan Kiana Mai shares the fun Spy x Family and Pokémon crossover fan art we didn’t know we needed.
COCOA is coming to a close in the latest relaxation of coronavirus countermeasures in Japan.
The answer may mildly shock you.
Expert expresses concern about possible ninja bear apprentices adopting its hunting practices.
posted on 2022-09-13 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Voice of Haruhi’s Mikuru found solidarity with sex workers during treatment
posted on 2022-09-13 20:11 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New song is titled “Onomatopoeia Rap ~Natsu Asobi-hen~”
I guess you could call it a meta-metaverse.
posted on 2022-09-14 05:38 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Investigators: Kadokawa paid 70 million yen in consulting fees to firm linked to former Olympic organizing committee member
Fans mourn the loss of Lala, the fish that found a Pokémon glitch no human could in nearly 20 years.
September 14, 2022 9:10am CDT
Gawr Gura was in electrical the whole time, honest
Some Japanese snacks reign supreme, while others appear to be shameful.
posted on 2022-09-14 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Tanaka’s exhibit runs from Oct. 1-16; Nishikawa’s runs from Oct. 22-Nov. 13
September 14, 2022 8:25pm CDT
She also plans her first Zepp concert tour from May to June
September 14, 2022 9:42pm CDT
Her first full album “YOUr No.1” hits stores on October 5
September 14, 2022 11:40pm CDT
“I feel like if you watch the video a lot, I’ll be able to do a lot more!!”
Behind this door lies an oasis of cheap Japanese meals, if you know where to find it.
But the announcement of Japan’s Got Talent has netizens wondering if Japan is truly ready for an international-style talent show.
September 16, 2022 12:11am CDT
“I will sing with all my heart and soul with best wishes for a wonderful race!”
Travel restrictions finally set to be lifted as country returns to pre-pandemic entry procedures.
A place for otaku to nurture their “manga brain”.
And so ends the shortest investigation ever.
September 16, 2022 12:49pm CDT
Installation includes original manga materials, making-of videos, new artwork and more
An unsual tourist site shrouded in intrigue and mystery.
Fukurokuju sells “Man’s Romance” on the menu.
Architectural landmark is designed to expand your mind in new ways.
It’s time to turn some trash into cash.
Mr. Sato finds a whole new way to play with his food.
It’s a long way from Ishikawa to Shibuya, but was the overnight bus trip worth it?
posted on 2022-09-19 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Pre-registration is open now
September 19, 2022 12:00pm CDT
The academic advisor of TEMPUS
A vast majority of those in triple digits are women.
Will our butts survive the crushing blows of victory?
September 19, 2022 10:07pm CDT
Tanaka to hold meet and greet along with illustration workshop on first day of exhibition
It’s like looking into the future as Mr. Sato and his cohorts digitally advance themselves to a respectfully elderly age.
We visit this unusual shrine in a Kumamoto canyon and drink its water of eternal youth.
September 20, 2022 1:40am CDT
Her Budokan concert will be available on the same day
posted on 2022-09-20 03:25 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Gov’t plans to resume short-term visa exemptions for tourists from 70 countries
Sep 20th 2022
September 20, 2022 9:32am CDT
Go camping at the end of the century with autumn season event and special goods
September 20, 2022 12:00pm CDT
The human resources head of TEMPUS talks with us about the VTubing life
First weekend following new entry procedures sees foreign visitors picking up loads of bargains, thanks to the weak yen.
posted on 2022-09-20 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Visitors infiltrate the prison to help Jolyne via stamp rally, exhibition, marine animal show, goods, more
Sep 21st 2022
Chains, stoves, and coffee in the mountains of Hanno.
Our Berserk-loving reporter finds something to smile about while still dealing with the sadness of the series creator’s death.
September 21, 2022 12:00pm CDT
The guild’s resident publicist and alchemist reveals the secrets of the universe
Debate divides Japan when storms hit and stomachs rumble.
Fandom knows no age!
September 21, 2022 8:50pm CDT
He has also voiced Michio Hazama (The Idolm@ster SideM), Doppo Kannonzaka (Hypnosis Mic)
SwipeMart made romantic dreams come true, and now there are hopes it’ll spread around the country.
Proposed amendment comes as Japan is expected to announce timetable for unrestricted inbound tourism.
September 22, 2022 12:00pm CDT
He also said he would befriend Tingle from The Legend of Zelda if given the chance
An edible Sega tower of power to mark the start of married life.
posted on 2022-09-22 17:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
That’s a mistranslation, by the way
Sep 22nd 2022
Yoko Takahashi will attend MANGA BARCELONA for two live shows in December
posted on 2022-09-22 20:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Bronx Library Center hosts event
by Nicholas Dupree, Sep 23rd 2022
September 23, 2022 12:00pm CDT
We spoke with Motoaki Tanigo, the head of COVER Corp, about his company and the state of VTubing today
Sep 23rd 2022
Three Pokémon species are ready to send your mail on its way in this city south of Tokyo.
Sep 23rd 2022
Sep 23rd 2022
September 24, 2022 9:32am CDT
Kotaro and Romero join the brawl as the project continues into its third wave
Family Mart no longer gives a fork.
posted on 2022-09-24 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Takahashi will perform at Manga Barcelona event in December 8-11