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5 Japanese Horror Films You HAVE to Watch this Halloween

Get right into the Halloween spirit with these highly acclaimed Japanese horror movies.

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Culture

Down the Well: The Real Ghost Story That Inspired ‘Ringu’

Himeji Castle, the real-life location that influenced the hit J-horror movie.

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Explore

Jurassic Jaunt: 5 Places to See Dinosaurs in Japan

Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, you'll love these dinosaur-themed attractions and parks found across Japan.

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Explore

5 More Cool Studio Ghibli Locations You Can Visit in Japan

What were some of the real-life locations that inspired our favorite anime films?

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Explore

GaijinPot on Location: ‘The Karate Kid’ and ‘Cobra Kai’ in Okinawa

Okinawa is a big part of the Karate Kid franchise, but where are the real-life locations that inspired it?

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Learn

5 Japanese Teen Romance Flicks to Improve Your Listening Skills

Watching Japanese young adult movies can be a great way to improve your intermediate listening ability. Here are five that contain natural dialogue to help you practice.

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Culture

5 Japanese Christmas Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

Japanese holiday films are different than Western ones. Here are five to show you the meaning of a Japanese Christmas.

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Culture

Exploring Japan Through Kids’ Games

With everyone talking about Squid Game, here are some other games that children like to play in Japan.

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Culture

5 Manga that Deserve an Anime Adaptation

At the very least, there's no better time to start a new series.

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Culture

Top 5 Post Apocalyptic Anime to Watch While Social Distancing

Turn off the lights and get comfortable with one of these titles while you're stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Culture

Isekai Anime: 5 Must-See Fantasy Anime Set in a “Different World”

Looking for anime similar to Sword Art Online? Escape from reality with these titles.

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Culture

Top 5 High School Romance Anime Every Otaku Must See

Grab your loved one, or a comfy pillow, and cuddle up next to one of these high school romance anime for Valentine’s Day.

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