This place will make you feel like you’ve been whisked away into a mystical story world.
Being open about your otaku status has an economic upside this month.
Just be careful not to spill your drink on the pages you’re reading.
Pretentiousness run amok, or madness with a method to it?
Japanese publisher touts the “practical” purpose of its new book.
It’s not every day that one of the world’s most renowned authors sits up and takes notice of one of your illustrations.
This brand new space has 5,000 books for guests to read, a special bar stocked with local beers, and bunks inside the shelves to sleep in.
The status of women in Japan is changing and the Japanese language is being modified along with it. Let’s see how women are viewed these days by surveying some of the modern Japanese words used to describe them.
The clever marketing gimmick lets readers undress a gorgeous Japanese woman with their hands as well as their eyes.
Come for the sex appeal, stay for the Japanese history lessons.
Whoa, check out the size of that girl’s DRAM!
Felines among the flab.
All it takes are two quick and easy steps to make wet notebooks look brand new again.
From drawing to playing with new friends, organisers release cute photos of the fun activities the toys got up to during their stay.
In what’s become an annual event, bookseller Junkudo is letting lucky lovers of literature spend one night slumbering among its shelves.
Using the amenities at this bookshop cafe means pulling back a shelf of books like a character from a spy movie.
Kirito and his fellow virtual reality adventurers to be portrayed by real-world actors.
It’s in both English and Japanese, so no language prerequisites here!
A new 63-page encyclopedic picture book provides a great reference to the whimsical rides of Studio Ghibli films.
Kuraberu Tōzai presents an easy-to-understand compilation of regional differences between Tokyo and Osaka in terms of cuisines, art, and cultural traditions.