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6 Hollywood Ripoffs of Japanese Anime and Manga

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

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

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

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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.

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5 of the Best Japanese Manga for 2019

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

By 7 min read

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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.

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‘Ohmu-raisu’ The Punny Food Trend on Twitter Inspired by Studio Ghibli

One bad dad joke has created a terrifying new version of Japanese omelet rice.

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8 Awesome Anime Christmas Gift Ideas

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

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Popular Children’s Anime Transcends Gender Norms with New “Magical Girl” Character

Precure (Pretty Cure) reveals the newest member of their magical girl lineup — a boy.

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6 Iconic Japanese Anime Every Foreigner Should Watch

For people new to anime or planning to visit Japan, here are six essential Japanese animated films

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A Complete Guide to the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

Fill in the gaps of your anime knowledge with this 11-film must-watch list.

By 8 min read

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5 Truly Scary Japanese Horror Anime to Set the Mood for Halloween

Are you a horror junkie or looking for something scary to watch this Halloween season? Here are five Japanese anime series guaranteed to send a chill down your spine.

By 7 min read

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5 Romance Anime to Fill the Current ‘Your Name’ Void

If you love romance anime and have watched “Kimi No Na Wa” (“Your Name”) more times than you can count, never fear — here are five more titles you can watch to take your breath away!

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