Anime isn’t like reality: High school days edition.
In what’s become an annual tradition, the star musician gave a group of teens the surprise of their young lives.
The upcoming product arose out of a collaboration between two University of Tokyo students and a Japanese fashion designer.
Annual tradition is more beautiful than ever this year.
Can you spot what’s wrong with this kids’ work? Because a lot of adults sure can’t.
Teacher reprimanded, school apologizes to families.
The existence of the Japanese-style toilet in places of education may be circling the drain.
Apparently kids just can’t learn properly if they’re wearing any other shade.
People all over Japan are falling in love with the drama and humour in this charming re-enactment.
The annual hit to the family’s finances has certain households dreading the start of each new school year.
Downpour turns room into pond in less than two minutes.
Trading a library for a canoe course wouldn’t be an entirely bad deal.
Courses include maid cafe management, idol production, and dojinshi promotion.
Glass-domed rooms grace five-story atrium.
Labels the country’s schools as stifling “salaryman training facilities.”
Where do Japan’s young witches and wizards go to hone their magical abilities? Why, Mahoutokoro on the island of Minami Iwo Jima, of course!
No one said the most important meal of the day can’t also be the cheapest.
Young children are full of surprises, but sometimes the biggest surprise comes out of their backpacks. Meet Zen and the newest “student” at a Thai kindergarten, his cat.
Autumn is the season of school cultural festivals (bunkasai) in Japan. Students pour hours and hours of their time into creating the best possible attractions, food stands, and performances and proudly display these efforts of love for the surrounding community to enjoy.
There must be something in the water because, starting with the teacups ride we introduced last month, Japanese students seem to be showing some unprecedented creativity this year. Just take this musical arcade game that was built entirely by high schoolers, and which many stunned guests have proclaimed to be “good enough to be in a real game center.”