Unlike yours truly, Japan looks even better in super high def.
On November 7, 1937, the Los Angeles Examiner published a prescient map predicting how Imperial Japan could attack the US during World War II.
Just be sure you’re wearing proper 19th-century attire – you don’t want to get any funny looks.
Centuries-old earthenware plate gets a special assist from a kitty in becoming an ultra-rare, ultra-cute antique.
One of the Meiji Period’s most prolific artists painted more cats than you might have expected.
Japanese commenters aren’t so impressed with modern cityscapes, but are they just being nitpicky?
These gorgeous illustrations of workers’ uniforms over the past century and a half is sure to charm lovers of seifuku [uniforms] everywhere!
From Castle Day to Haircut Day, there’s an old-school, black-and-white video for any occasion!
Tokyo resident is the first foreign member of the Hattori Hanzo Ninja Squad.
Japan is looking for a few good shinobi.
Fires, floods, and famine have all been a part of Japan’s historical past.
“From birth to death, a woman must never forget to display fondness and affection … a woman will surely experience a life of sorrow without it.”
Performers sought to play the role of two of Nagoya’s greatest historical heroes.
A lot has happened in the past 20 years of Poké-history, and now we have it conveniently summarized for us in nine info-packed minutes.
Time to strap on your katana and kabuto, history buffs.
Twenty-four enchanting images of China now available to us thanks to quite the unexpected source.
Having beans thrown at you, being glared at while sitting in a flower…what horror!
How many variations can you make of the same 1910s hairdo? A lot apparently—so many that we can barely tell the difference between them!
Have historical weapons from Japan’s Sengoku period guard your legs against the cold.
Japan’s most famous urban ruins weren’t always deserted, as shown in this video from the 1960s when Gunkanjima’s ghost town was still alive and well.