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Sitting Down with Sierra Todd, the Founder of Black Lives Matter Tokyo
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Sitting Down with Sierra Todd, the Founder of Black Lives Matter Tokyo

Harajuku fashionista, art student, Black Lives Matter Tokyo founder, and all-around badass.

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Top 5 Must-Watch Anime from Kyoto Animation Studios

You can't call yourself a true fan without knowing these five anime from Kyoto Animation!

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6 Japanese Crime Novels To Get Your Heart Racing

Was it suicide or murder? Accident or arson? Add these novels to your summer reading list to find out.

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Japan’s Obvious Poems Turn Silliness into Art

Learn how to say nothing in the most impressive way possible with atarimae poems.

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Couples Stuck in Quarantine Found it Helped Them Grow Closer According to Survey

Turns out being cooped up was a good thing for our readers in relationships. As for the singles, is your finger tired of swiping on Tinder yet?

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Getting a Commuter Pass in Japan

Get a shiny new commuter pass all by yourself with this kanji guide.

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Just How Much of the Yakuza Series is a Replica of Japan? A lot.

Discover the real-life places in Osaka and Tokyo that inspired Sega’s Yakuza video game series.

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Five J-Rock Artists for Anime Fans to Get Into for 2020

Add these killer bands to your otaku playlist.

By 4 min read

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How Discovering Meditation in Japan Helped Me Find Peace

Chronicles of a turbulent meditator and where you can try it for yourself.

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The Drag Queens of Tokyo: How I Became a Nonbinary Drag Performer in Japan

A gender-bending journey in Shinjuku Nichome.

By 8 min read

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What to Watch on Netflix Japan in 2020: 10 Recommendations

Add these to your watch-list in preparation for Japan’s upcoming humid summer.

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Voices from the Black Lives Matter Tokyo Protest

Over 3,000 people marched in Tokyo for Black Lives Matter. Here are the voices of organizers and protesters.

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Into the Mind of Shintaro Kago, One of Japan’s Most Infamous Erotic Manga Artists