movies

Second anime cafe based on films of Summer Wars’ Mamoru Hosoda now open in Japan

After spending the summer in Tokyo, the cafe moves to another major Japanese city.

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Chinese film is such a Mad Max rip-off that its own theme song seems to be mocking it【Video】

Also asks the soul-searching question “Should I say f**k you?”

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Anime Your Name passes Princess Mononoke on all-time Japanese box office list, is now at number 3

Only two Japanese-made films have ever earned more, and one of them is about to get knocked down a slot by Makoto Shinkai’s runaway hit.

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Japanese fan blown away by J.K. Rowling’s reaction to his Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts drawing

It’s not every day that one of the world’s most renowned authors sits up and takes notice of one of your illustrations.

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Hit anime Your Name inspires fashion line with gorgeous watches, bag, and umbrella 【Photos】

Umbrella includes romantic red string of fate, while the bag has a special secret.

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Do manga artists earn big bucks from film adaptations? Gintama author spills the beans

Watching a film adaptation multiple times might not be the best way to financially support your favourite manga artist.

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First trailer released for Fullmetal Alchemist live-action film shows potential for awesome【Vid】

Is this the movie that will put an end to the streak of bad live-action anime remakes?

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Japanese makeup artist transforms female TV personality into Ryuk from Death Note【Video】

There’s even a surprise appearance by an apple-pen.

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Someone found Pixar’s Nemo in real life, and he’s trapped in Japan!

Clownfish belong in the sea, Nemo, not in the sky.

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English-dubbed trailer released for anime film Your Name 【Video】

Millions of people have seen Makoto Shinkai’s newest anime, but no one’s heard it like this yet.

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After conquering box office, Your Name is ready to star at Christmas with beautiful anime cake

Champagne-like sparkling beverages also honor director Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime film.

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Live-Action Ghost in the Shell Film Unveils 1st Full 2-Minute Trailer

Star Scarlett Johansson introduces video in Tokyo event.

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Fukuoka town builds enormous Godzilla replica out of… straw?

After hearing about it last week, you bet we went to check out Japan’s gigantic straw Godzilla for ourselves, and it’s way more imposing than we’d anticipated.

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Hit anime film Your Name’s Academy Award qualification run dates officially announced

Makoto Shinkai’s latest film has seen huge success in the Japanese market, but can it win a nomination for the North America film industry’s top honor?

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Want to see the real-world Tokyo locations from anime Your Name? Walking tour will take you there

The hit film is full of fantasy elements, but some of its most important locations exist in reality.

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Live-action Ghost in the Shell recreates anime’s most famous fight scene in new preview 【Video】

21 years after the original, Scarlett Johansson tries her hand at one the most legendary fights in Japanese animation history.

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Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie will return to the Japanese big screen early next year

The first Cardcaptor Sakura anime film will experience a revival in selected theaters throughout Japan.

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Hit anime Your Name inspires new sake, blessed by priests in the shrine that appears in the movie

After making a splash at the box office, Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime leads to something you can pour into a sake cup.

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Shin Godzilla set to leave an imprint on your next drinking adventure

Make your night a “monster” of an evening with this elegant but geeky sake set.

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Ryuk from Death Note performs Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen in official release video

Nobody is happier with a Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen than the apple-loving owner of the Death Note notebook.

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