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Guillermo del Toro as Totoro: The amazing fan art concept that was right under our noses

Guillermo del Totoro is the touching result of a child actress’ pronunciation hurdles.

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Bedridden Japanese elderly home residents transformed into stars of the silver screen

Bedridden senior home residents pose for photos like stars of the silver screen.

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A cute robot will make you a perfect ice cream cone for 100 yen in Japan【Video】

Just watching him make it is worth the price alone!

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Singapore Airlines adds country’s attractions to safety video so passengers actually watch【Video】

Because watching the same old life-saving information can get boring sometimes.

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Japanese beer-vending girl refill teams have the speed and precision of an F-1 pit crew【Video】

Behind-the-scenes video shows the laser-focus and hard work that keeps fans supplied with ice-cold draft beer at Japanese baseball stadiums.

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Katana of four of Japan’s greatest samurai turned into gorgeous scissors

Merciless warlords and noble reformers serve as inspiration.

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Tokyo’s new life-size Gundam giant robot statue to be completed, open to public next month

Tokyo will once again be able to boast a giant anime robot come September.

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Spirited Away No Face soy sauce bottle and rice scoop will bring taste of Ghibli to your kitchen

Iconic character from Hayao Miyazaki anime is ready to terrify and/or charm you at mealtime.

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The secret undo codes for Japanese elevator floor buttons

Elevate your elevator etiquette by deselecting a floor button you hit by accident.

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Tokyo’s new Gundam statue stands tall as torso and head are mounted【Video, photos】

From nearly 20 meters above the ground, the Unicorn Gundam looks out over Tokyo.

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Retro freak classic game console returns in cocktail table form【Video】

Relive the classic games of your childhood on a piece of stylish furniture.

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First-ever electronic taiko developed with help from world-famous Japanese drum troupe

Kodo drummers help modern technology blend with one of Japan’s most traditional instruments.

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Crummy Japanese dish dryer still gets five-star reviews on Amazon for unexpected reason

Many are calling this a “high-performance” product even though it’s apparently terrible at drying dishes.

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AI website’s automatic anime character designs are cute, quick, and free for anyone to create

Picking parameters and having a brand-new anime-style character made takes only a few seconds.

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How to fold an entire origami schoolgirl, sailor suit and all, out of a single piece of paper

Japanese origami master shares folding steps to make something more challenging than a paper crane.

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Shinkansen travel tip: A clever way to keep your suitcase from rolling around on the bullet train

Quick and clever maneuver eliminates one of the few hassles about high-speed rail travel in Japan.

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Japanese cat gets the ultimate playhouse: a giant cardboard robot hand-made by its owners【Pics】

We wish there was space for us inside too.

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World’s largest Pikachu and Poké Ball appear on Ferris wheel in Japan【Videos】

It takes a big Poké Ball to catch a giant Pokémon.

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Videos show Tokyo’s new life-size Gundam is nearing completion, and has an awesome moving head

Fans have been shooting photos and videos of the 19.7-meter (64.6-foot) Unicorn Gundam, and it looks incredible.

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Famous philosophers reimagined as cute anime boys by Japanese student cramming for entrance exams

Would anime-style Descartes say “I think, therefor I super deformed am?”

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