Preview highlights loyalty to source material’s character motivations.
All Stories by Casey Baseel
Director of previous animated installments returns to co-helm new anime from Production I.G.
No need to wait until the workday is done before knocking back a cold one, and it just might lead to a full-time position.
Taxis in Japan’s most refined city seek to minimize unpleasant, awkward conversations.
Artist behind the product says he’s making a point about modern society.
National government confirms legality of decision by administrators in Osaka.
Special exhibition looks back on the amazing depictions of food in Studio Ghibli’s anime films.
Dorayaki are usually palm-sized, but you’ll need both hands to eat this one.
Though the kanji can translate as “lonely country,” his complaint lies elsewhere.
Idol Expo allows fans to worship their favorite idols in one convenient location.
Perfect place to pig out on pork stock ramen is waiting for noodle fans in Asakusa.
Two kinds of beef, and a surprising amount of veggies, are keeping Tokyo’s otaku and businesspeople full.
From bookstores to barbecues to balance-loss, these Japanese women would love to meet the love of their life in these unexpected ways.
The franchise, now far too big to be just an anime and manga, is expanding into a banking tie-up.
Anime isn’t like reality: High school days edition.
Bold innovation isn’t motivated by ecological concerns, but a desire to preserve a part of Japanese agricultural heritage.
Delicious maguro tuna and all-you-can-drink coffee for less than most fast food set meals.
Thank God only the arms are motorized and this berserk bunny can’t chase us.
Japanese intimate apparel company that brought us Sailor Moon panties turns its eyes to another icon of the anime world.
New animated instalment to be released before start of new TV series, bridge gap between old and new story arcs.