Your Name (Kimi no Na wa)

Learn More About the Actress From “Your Name” and Her Newest Japanese Drama!

Are you curious about the young lady who provided the voice for Mitsuha (三葉) in the box office hit anime film Your Name (君の名は)? Then check out this Japanese drama featuring her as the lead – Hokusai to Meshi Saeareba (ホクサイと飯さえあれば) or All You Need is a Meal with Hokusai. Hokusai to Meshi Saeareba #上白石萌音…

Do You Know This Traditional Japanese Art of Braiding Shown in ‘Your Name’?

Your Name (君の名は。) is now officially the highest-grossing anime film of all time. The continuous popularity and success of Makoto Shinkai’s (新海誠) soul-swapping, gender-bender fantasy movie inspired the creation of exclusively designed bus and travel tours, a limited themed cafe, and even a fancy jewelry line. The movie’s universal theme of love and longing touched…

Loved ‘Your Name’? Visit Its Limited Themed Cafe in Tokyo and Nagoya!

Going on a trip to Tokyo, or basically, to any place in Japan, wouldn’t be complete without trying out some of the best, exquisite dishes the area has to offer. From the widely popular sushi (寿司) and ramen (ラーメン) to Japan’s unique variation in tea, coffee, and chocolates, having a taste of them once in…

What’s Popular in Japan? Here Are the Top 5 Hit Products for 2016!

With its trendsetter position in various areas such as technology, fashion, and science, Japan introduces an extensive variety of new products and services to the world every year. To keep track of the latest trends, magazines such as the monthly publication Nikkei Trendy (日経トレンディ) are good resources to refer to if you want to learn…

How Crazy and Sexy Was Halloween 2016 in Japan? Find Out With These 13 Photos!

18 More Photos to Show How Crazy and Interesting Halloween 2016 in Japan Was! Do you know that Halloween is a big crazy event in Japan nowadays? From small parties to gatherings in the streets of big cities – lots of various Halloween events are held and an insane number of people join them. Let’s…

The Reason Why the Japanese Film ‘Your Name’ Is a Box Office Hit

By far the biggest anime film hit of 2016! In a span of three days after its release in Japanese theater on August 26, 2016, Your Name (君の名は。 – Kimi no Na wa) easily grabbed the top box office hit throne with its stunning 1.2 billion yen earning! Ever since the announcement of Makoto Shinkai’s…