First Ghost In The Shell Teaser Trailers Premier During Mr. Robot Finale! (Video)

by Dave on Sep 21 2016 |


The first teasers for the live action Ghost in The Shell movie premiered during Mr. Robot's season 2 finale on USA. Check out the teasers in the full story. GitS is due out March 31, 2017 in the United States. Read full story...

32,000 People In Japan Turned 100 This Year!

by Dave on Sep 21 2016 |


There are now more than 65,000 citizens 100 years old or older living in Japan, according to Business Insider! Japan officially has the largest percentage of 100 year olds in the world. Read full story...

Behind The Scenes Of A Japanese Ramen Shop In Japan! (Video)

by Dave on Sep 20 2016 |


Check out this very interesting mini-documentary that showcases Mengokoro Kunimoto, a tiny ramen shop in Tokyo. While you may be used to throwing ramen noodles in a microwave or a boiling pot for a few mins, there's actually a lot that goes on behind the scenes to make authentic and fresh ramen dishes. Check out the video in the full story! Read full story...

What Japanese Street Fashion Showcases Your Style?

by Japan Yay! Staff on Sep 19 2016 |


Japanese street fashion plays a prominent role in popular Japanese culture. The trends in street fashion have emerged from their roots dating back to the 1950s. The 1990s propelled street fashion into a major influence on Japanese and foreign fashion labels.  The subculture attire can be categorized into about a dozen different styles. Which of these styles suits your fashion? Read full story...

Tokyo Game Show Mannequin VR Simulator Causing Controversy

by Dave on Sep 17 2016 |


A company called M2 at this years Tokyo Game Show is stirring up some concerns about the future of VR. A mannequin was set up in place for TGS attendees to feel while wearing VR goggles. Read full story...

EVO Is Expanding Into Japan In 2018!

by Dave on Sep 16 2016 |


The Evolution Championship Series is heading to Japan finally! At the Tokyo Game Show last night, it was announced that in 2018 EVO will be in Japan sometime in January. The game lineup for EVO Japan will be announced sometime next year. Read full story...

3 Anime Genre Trends To Watch Out For Going Into The Fall Season!

by Japan Yay! Staff on Sep 13 2016 |


The anime market has grown into a mega-industry by meeting consumer desires and likes in creative way. Each year, creators and studios attempt to carve out new niches and favorites by adding new flavors and twists on the basic anime premise and concept.

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Final 2016 Sumo Tournament In Japan "Autumn Basho" Has Begun!

by Japan Yay! Staff on Sep 12 2016 |


It has come time for the last Tokyo sumo tournament of 2016, known as the "Autumn Basho". It takes place from September 11 through September 25 in Ryogoku Kokugikan, the home of sumo in Tokyo.

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‘Hafu’ and Proud: Japanese-Indian Elephant Trainer Crowned Miss Japan World

by Amy on Sep 09 2016 |


On September 5, the Japanese-Indian elephant trainer and freelance translator Priyanka Yoshikawa was crowned Miss Japan World after biracial Ariana Miyamoto became Miss Universe Japan last year. Critics say the women are not “Japanese” enough, while supporters are glad to see Japan embrace a more tolerant attitude toward mixed-race residents. The mere participation of these women marked a major turning point in Japanese history while the selection of these women as champions was revolutionary! Read full story...

Crunchyroll And FUNimation Team Up To Enhance Anime Streaming Catalogs!

by Dave on Sep 08 2016 |


Crunchyroll and Funimation have teamed up to make anime viewing on the interwebs a bit easier. While Crunchyroll has focused on quick-simulcast streaming anime with subtitles, Funimation's niche has always been dubs and physical releases (and re-re-re releases of DBZ). So it does make sense these two would partner up. Read full story...

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