Cosplay comes to the kitchen with the Cardcaptor Sakura apron

Afraid of spilling something on your favorite anime T-shirts while cooking dinner? Protect your wardrobe the magical girl way!

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Japanese scientists, hard at work finding answers to life’s most important questions.

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Geoff Keighley: Konami bans Metal Gear Solid V’s Hideo Kojima from game awards

Kojima also did not accept award at PlayStation Awards in Japan on Thursday.

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Evangelion Unit-01 looks perfect reimagined as a knight in medieval Europe

Whether the near future or the distant past, Evangelion Units look pretty fearsome in whatever era they appear.

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Dragon Ball fans rally for petition to officially change name of planet Kepler 22b to Namek

Who will win this epic battle between Johannes Kepler and Demon King Piccolo?

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Traditional Chinese art mixes with Star Wars characters to celebrate the New Year

Both the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire would agree that these renditions of our favorite Star Wars characters are the perfect way to welcome 2016.

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Artist Rumiko Takahashi’s popular characters Ranma and Lum have now become… instant ramen!

Fans of manga artist Rumiko Takahashi will be happy to know that a slightly unexpected new product featuring her work will soon be hitting stores—instant ramen!

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What Hayao Miyazaki’s Mei would look like if Studio Ghibli released My Neighbor Totoro in 3-D

Mei, the strong-willed four-year-old star of Studio Ghibli’s acclaimed anime film My Neighbor Totoro expresses 15 different emotions in brilliant 3-D renderings.

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Japanese mom’s advice to daughter: Ask your boyfriend for many selfish things

Step 1: Be selfish to your boyfriend. Step 2: Happy marriage.

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Philosophy with numbers: The math problem that stumped the Japanese internet

If a notebook costs 100 yen, 20 yen cheaper than a pencil case, then how much is an eraser? 

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Everything you need to know about dining at a sushi restaurant—in handy infographics!【Pics】

Many of us dream of eating authentic sushi in Japan. But do you know the proper decorum for ordering? How about paying the bill? And what’s the difference between nigiri and narezushianyway?

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Japanese music and vocaloid content disappears as YouTube rolls out new paid service

Japanese and overseas communities react to YouTube disabling U.S. access to content, as Google pressures Japanese labels and rights-holders to sign up for paid service YouTube Red.

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Shiba Inu dressed up as Japanese yokai achieve new level of cute and spooky

Even the pets of Japan want to show their respects to the recently passed yokai author Shigeru Mizuki.

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Anime girlfriend kiss-flavored candy: The lonely otaku’s new favorite snack?

Does best girl taste best, too?

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Five ways college life is different in Japan and the United States

From fashion to extracurricular activities, the lives of an American colleges students are an ocean apart from their counterparts in Japan.

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Astronaut Kimiya Yui’s photos tweeted from the International Space Station are simply stunning

Kimya Yui’s photographs are out of this world, in more ways than one!

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Japanese fashion company brings modern-day samurai look to your legs with hakama chino pants

Samurai style advances below the belt.

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Newest Pikachu figure is fully posable, fiercely adorable 【Photos】

Gotta pose ‘em all!

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Universal Studios Japan’s Evangelion, Attack on Titan attractions teased in videos

Universal Studios Japan‘s upcoming Universal Cool Japan campaign rides are rolling out in January with a new ride attraction inspired by fashion model and singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (Crayon Shin-chan) and upgraded versions of “Evangelion The Real 4D,” “Attack on Titan The Real,” “Biohazard (Resident Evil) the Escape,” and “Monster Hunter the Real.”

Fan anticipating the launch of “vangelion The Real 4D” got a sneak peek of the experience in a new ad.

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Awaken your need for random Star Wars stuff from 7-Eleven and Ichiban-Kuji

Forget Christmas, tis the season for all things Star Wars! In Japan, convenience store chain 7-Eleven is leading you on a quest for new Star Wars merchandise.

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