Do You Know This Japanese Designer Famous for Her Western-Style Wedding Dresses?

Did you know that Japan has one of the world’s most prolific fashion designers? Her name is Yumi Katsura, popular for her stunning wedding dresses that are considered modern masterpieces. She is also known for showcasing the most expensive wedding dress to date, which is valued at one billion Japanese yen. Find out more about…

Who Is This Cute Little White Bear Who Often Follows San-X’s Rilakkuma?

Everyone knows Rilakkuma, a popular fictional bear character from the company San-X that can be seen in many Japanese merchandise. But did you know that he is usually accompanied by a smaller, child-like white bear called “Korilakkuma”? She often follows him wherever he goes. Unlike Rilakkuma, she is more playful and loves listening to loud…

Want to Learn About Some of Japan’s Famous Classic Writers? Watch This Anime!

William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, and F. Scott Fitzgerald are just some of the most widely acclaimed classic authors. Literature is an essential part of a country’s culture, and Japan is also known for its diverse literary heritage. Unfortunately, people today prefer to watch television or play video games instead of reading books. While…

Have You Seen This Japanese Film Made by Former Animators of Studio Ghibli?

In August 2015, a Japanese animation studio called “Studio Ponoc” was founded by former Studio Ghibli lead firm producer, Yoshiaki Nishimura. The studio is supported by former animators who worked under Studio Ghibli. Many of the former employees also worked together in order to come up with Studio Ponoc’s first feature film entitled Mary and…

Japanese Fashion: How to Dress Like a Japanese Man for Spring 2018

Many people think that the way Japanese men dress is full of personality and style, and that they really understand the philosophy of dressing well. From hairstyling and accessorizing, to mixing and matching colors, they seem to have good fashion sense. Japanese men’s great taste in fashion can even be compared with Japanese women’s. When…

Check Out the Live-Action Adaptation of This Romantic Comedy Manga in June 2018!

Can you write about love without understanding love? Discover true love as you watch the live-action adaptation of this manga series by Ema Toyama coming out in Japan this summer 2018! Missions of Love 映画『 #バツしな 』ポスターをみて感動した原作の #遠山えま 先生が描き下ろしてくれました❣️ありがとうございます〜😂感動😂折角なので2つを並べてみました。そして、明日3/2発売の『なかよし』(4月号)から「バツしな カップル編」が連載スタート‼️こちらも絶対チェックして下さい💕 pic.twitter.com/Ym8iQW7Spe — 映画「わたしに××しなさい! 」公式 (@batsu_shina) March 1, 2018 Watashi ni xx Shinasai! (わたしに××しなさい!), or Missions…

Catch the Live-Action Adaptation of the Manga “My Little Monster” This April 2018!

Feel your heart move as you witness how love blossom between a seemingly unlikely pair. Don’t miss this hit shojo manga’s live-action movie adaptation coming out in April 2018 in Japan! Tonari no Kaibutsukun (となりの怪物くん) Also known as My Little Monster, Tonari no Kaibutsukun is a manga series by Robico. It ran in Kodansha’s “Dessert”…

Have You Seen These 2 Interesting-Looking “Inspection Trains” in Japan?

We have already seen or heard about some trains in Japan that either look different or are equipped with extraordinary facilities. Be it the Panda Train, the Genbi Shinkansen, and whatnot, they are all running to give passengers an unforgettable ride. However, did you know that there are a bunch of trains whose sole purpose…

Why Is Japan the Safest Place in the World for Babies to Be Born?

Out of the many questions people from the outside have about Japan, one seems to be more interesting than others – is Japan safe for pregnant women? Or simply put, is Japan a good place to give birth? Japan has hundreds of things to be regarded for, but when it comes to infant mortality rate,…
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