Pop Culture

Netflix Japan 10 Series to Binge in 2019
Culture

Netflix Japan: 10 Series to Binge in 2019

Turn on the AC, buy some ice cream, and check out these recommended titles on Japanese Netflix.

By 10 min read

Culture

Netflix’s Aggretsuko: Why It’s So Relatable for Women in Japan

Sometimes death metal karaoke is the only stress relief for navigating Japan’s gender inequality.

By 7 min read

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

Learn

Emoji Nation: Peculiar Emoticons You’ll Find in Japan

Have these confusing Japanese emojis ever made you 💢 ?

By 6 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

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 Films to Put You in the Oscars Mood

Have a personal Academy screening at home with these awards-worthy drama features from Japan.

By 9 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

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.

By 6 min read