From celebrity sightings to movie premieres to this year’s Godzilla Fest (and more), this year’s TIFF venues in Roppongi and Chiyoda are where it’s at.
By Joshua Meyer 9 min read
You know his name and might be aware of his pervasive influence but how many of the maestro’s movies have you seen?
Travel to real-life places in Japan where scenes from Studio Ghibli’s animated films spring to life.
If 007 only lives twice and you only live once, then you better add these travel spots to your bucket list.
No kanji? No problem. Here’s a collection of top Japanese animated shows you can watch in English.
With the film in its 15th anniversary year, you can still find many of the real-life locations it portrayed in Shinjuku, Shibuya, and Kyoto.
A free "Star Wars" exhibition opens this week in Tokyo to celebrate the saga’s latest episode while the franchise’s actors and directors open up about their personal connections to Japanese culture.
When it comes to unsettling, chilling and often gruesome films, nothing quite matches the visceral nature of Japanese horror.
Continuing my quest to sort the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan’s representation on the big screen, I now take a closer look at Memoirs of a Geisha, the 2005 movie based on the novel of the same name.
This series is dedicated to sorting the fact from the fiction when it comes to Japan on film.