movies

McDonald’s releases new “Yakki” burger based on a popular Japanese meal

There’s even a scent-filled 4-D promotional movie being screened to coincide with the new burger’s release.

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Traditional Japanese braiding is in high demand thanks to success of anime Your Name

These “gathered threads” have leapt through time and space to return as popular fashion accessories.

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Every new English song for anime hit Your Name previewed in teaser video【Video】

”Zenzenzense” isn’t the only song getting new English vocals from original Japanese singer Yojiro Noda.

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There’s one thing that really bugs me about the live-action Ghost in the Shell trailer【Video】

There’s been plenty of controversy about the casting and plot, but something else jumps out at me in the latest preview.

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Beautiful anime bus will take travelers to Your Name’s countryside setting starting this month

If you’re an anime fan planning to make a pilgrimage to the real-life inspiration for Your Name’s location, your bus has arrived.

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Kong: Skull Island’s exclusive Japanese movie poster reigns supreme over the original

For the first time in forever, this Japanese movie poster seems to be hitting all the right marks.

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Japanese Twitter user shares lifehack for easing lower back pain using a blanket

Simple, speedy solution touted as just the thing to prevent backaches while watching movies.

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The best part-time job in Japan? Get paid $440 per day to take naps!

Celebrate the upcoming release of anime film Hirune Hime (“Napping Princess“) by winning the job of a nap.

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Studio Ghibli’s Toshio Suzuki talks about chance of Your Name become highest-grossing anime ever

Ghibli co-founder explains how he’d feel if Makoto Shinkai’s film passed his studio’s Spirited Away.

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Anime Your Name’s English subtitles struggle to show difference between “I” and “I” in Japanese

You think the anime movie’s body-swapping teens have it rough? Its translators are the ones in a real jam.

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Hit anime movie Your Name dazzles its way into the fashion world with jewelry collection

You could engrave your name on this Your Name jewelry.

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Anime left out – Your Name fails to secure Academy Award Nomination

Sometimes it seems like everyone in the world loves Makoto Shinkai’s hit anime, but the Academy is apparently not so impressed.

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Japanese government looking for people to join new official “Your Name” anime pilgrimage tour

The all-expenses paid trip will take foreign visitors to sites in Tokyo and Gifu Prefecture that feature in the hit animated film.

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Official English version of anime Your Name’s theme song sounds cool as Japanese original【Video】

Sneak preview released for new version of mega-hit rock song that will appear in U.S. theatrical screenings.

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Your Name reportedly becomes highest worldwide earning anime film of all time

American website’s number-crunching puts Makoto Shinkai’s hit ahead of anything from Studio Ghibli.

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Anime hit Your Name’s is finally coming to theaters in the U.S. and Canada, start date announced

The wait to know how long anime fans in North America will have to wait is finally over.

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Anime Your Name passing Disney’s Frozen in Japanese box office records looks increasingly likely

Makoto Shinkai is poised to outperform anything ever produced by Walt Disney.

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That time we almost got arrested for doing mankini cosplay on the streets of Tokyo

We sent two of our writers out to get ramen, but they almost ended up with criminal records instead.

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Collection of Jackie Chan’s best freerunning scenes never stops being amazing 【Video】

In case you didn’t already know that Jackie Chan is a total badass.

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Distributor of anime Your Name reportedly responds to rumors of live-action adaptation

Anime fans have been buzzing about a possible foreign adaptation of director Makoto Shinkai’s hit.

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