Japan is a purveyor of weird and strange information, and porn. The latest media frenzy was around the death of a man who was supposedly crushed by his porn collection.
Surgical masks, or face masks, are used year round in Japan, by regular Japanese people for illnesses such as the common cold and pollen allergies. Learn about the benefits of using the surgical mask.
Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF) 2017 was held earlier this month in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Submissions to the the feature animation competition explored universal themes from a global perspective. Check out our favorite feature anime picks!
Touring Japan on a budget? It's possible to enjoy cheap eats anywhere in Japan from ramen shops and conbini to the supermarket and department stores. Learn how to have a delicious, yet budget-friendly meal in Japan for less than 500 yen.
For Japan, Womenomics has been a keyword use a lot recently. Izanau explores this concept in a 2 part series.
Izanau brings you the best cosplayers of the annual cosplay event in Osaka, Nipponbashi Street Festa 2017!
Nipponbashi Street Festa will transform Osaka's famous Den Den Town into a stage for Japan's biggest cosplay event. Cosplayers from all over the country, and world, will strike a pose for hoards of photographers this weekend.
The IOC picks Kasumigaseki Country Club as the venue of the golf tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Backlash ensues as the club's archaic rules, such as sexist restrictions on membership, are brought to light.
For a night out in Osaka, why not make your way through this gaming-themed bar crawl? From classics like the NES, to the newest virtual reality (VR) systems, get your game fix (and a beer) at these Osaka hot spots.
Ume blossoms and cherry blossoms or "sakura" mark the advent of spring in Japan. Sakura also symbolize new beginnings and romance which is captured throughout various Japanese anime. Check out these animes to get ready for spring!