Anime and Manga

Tenki no Ko Main Characters Hodaka and Hina
Culture

Tenki No Ko (Weathering with You): The Story, Themes, and Music Revealed So Far

Your Name director Makoto Shinkai's new film hits theaters next Friday. So what can we expect?

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Culture

Detective Pikachu Review: Pokémon Fans in Japan Can See It First

A creative blend of CGI, live action and humor makes “Detective Pikachu” a must-see film says one anime fan.

By 7 min read

Work

Studio Ghibli is Hiring Digital Animators for an Upcoming Feature Film

Your dream job in Japan has landed.

By 3 min read

Learn

Learn Japanese with These Classic Video Games

Maybe you play games instead of studying Japanese. What if you could do both at the same time?

By 9 min read

Culture

6 Hollywood Ripoffs of Japanese Anime and Manga

Hollywood’s three biggest fails and three biggest blockbusters based on anime and manga from Japan.

By 9 min read

Culture

Japanese Visual Novels: What They Are, Plus 5 Reading Recommendations

A guide to Japanese visual novels and suggested game titles to get you started.

By 11 min read

Culture

5 Japanese Anime Perfect for the ‘Harry Potter’ Fan

Experience the age-old theme of magic presented five different ways in these must-see anime from Japan.

By 8 min read

Culture

5 of the Best Japanese Manga for 2019

Solid writing and incredibly original ideas make these titles required reading.

By 7 min read

Culture

5 Movies Based on Japanese Anime and Video Games Coming in 2019

These anxiously awaited movies should be popular with super fans and do their source material justice.

By 7 min read

Culture

5 Japanese Sci-Fi Anime to Fill Your ‘Black Mirror’ Void

From romance to action and even sci-fi horror — this list of anime titles has it all.

By 6 min read

Culture

8 Awesome Anime Christmas Gift Ideas

Four new and four classic goodies from Japan for the animaniac in your life.

By 6 min read

Explore

7 Experiences You Can Only Get in Tottori, Japan

Dune't stop me now!

By 10 min read