5 Places in Japan That Inspired Studio Ghibli Anime Movies

Studio Ghibli films are known for their amazingly authentic protagonists, storylines that intrigue both children…

Where to See Mount Fuji in Japan – Top 5 Spots

Japan’s tallest mountain, Mount Fuji, is the most iconic landmark in the land of the…

5 Reasons Why Tokyo is Living in the Future!

Japan is a wonderfully eclectic country, where time appears to stand still in some places…

5 Surprising Facts About Japanese Traditional Inns (Ryokan)

Staying at a Japanese traditional inn is a quintessential part of exploring Japan. Ryokan have…

Why You Should Watch Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of going to Animation is Film and watching a…

Ghibli Museum Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Giant Totoro Balloon

The Ghibli Museum recently celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 1, and to commemorate the monumental…

Teen Inspired by Anime Saves a Burning Building

Once again, anime comes in handy. An 18-year-old Japanese boy was honored by the Kagoshima…

Baki Manga Celebrates 30th Anniversary in Tokyo Dome City

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the serialization of Keisuke Itagaki’s martial arts manga series,…

Tokyo Comic Con 2021 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Another anime, manga, and gaming convention affected by Covid-19! Organizers for the Tokyo Comic Con…

Japan to Lift State of Emergency on September 30

Japan has decided not to extend the country’s state of emergency and will end it…