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Japanese Horror Story: 5 Scary Video Games for Long Winter Nights

Here are five Japanese horror games every fan of the genre should check out.

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5 Innovative Genre Filmmakers from Japan

Feel the pulse of anime, J-horror, samurai and yakuza movies with these celebrated Japanese directors.

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3 Things to Know About the Blockbuster Japanese Movie ‘One Cut of the Dead’

It’s the zombie comedy everyone’s talking about and it’s not just for horror fans.

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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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5 of the Weirdest Japanese Video Games (You Can Play in English)

Nothing says “otaku” like crazy video games. Here are five of Japan’s craziest.

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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.

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5 Easy Manga for Japanese Learners

Want to try your hand at reading Japanese comics? Here are five titles to get you started.

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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.

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Top 5 Showcases of New Games at TGS 2018

Didn’t make it to last weekend’s Tokyo Game Show? Don’t worry, GaijinPot has you covered with the five best showcases at this year’s big event!

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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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5 English Novelizations of Popular Japanese Anime

No Netflix? No problem! Here are five superb novelizations of Japanese anime that you can purchase right now. Can’t get enough of Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name)? Try reading the light novel for a fresh take on the anime that brought you to tears.

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Otaku Time: 5 Anime to Binge on Netflix Japan Right Now

No kanji? No problem. Here’s a collection of top Japanese animated shows you can watch in English.

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