Ichiro: Greatest Hitter Of All Time?

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 22 2016 |


Ichiro Suzuki hit 4,257 hits a few weeks back, eclipsing Pete Rose for the all time hits lead by one. With this milestone, Ichiro should be considered the greatest hitter of all time. However, there is a bit of a controversy: 1,278 of those hits came when he was still playing in Japan. Read full story...

Wacky Japanese Game Show Moments

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 22 2016 |


It is arguable that some of the most entertaining game shows on television belong to Japan. Although at times it may seem a bit difficult at times to keep up with what's going on, once understood, the Japanese have a way of captivating any audience in a matter of seconds. Read full story...

Which Death Note character are you? Take our quiz to find out!

by Sharilyn on Jun 21 2016 |


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Shooting Girl Pre-Registration Begins

by Morgana on Jun 20 2016 |


The popular online Japanese title Shooting Girl has been localized by by Nutaku, an online gaming portal that features Japanese games that have been localized for English audiences. The turn-based strategy game challenges players to expel an alien invader from Tokyo. Read full story...

Sashihara Rino Dominates The 45th Single Sousenkyo

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 20 2016 |


This past Saturday was the 8th annual Senbatsu Sousenkyo for AKB 48's 45th single, which took place in Niigata, home of the latest sister group NGT 48. Although Watanabe Mayu had a few thousand vote lead in the day 1 preliminary count, the final outcome was not even a contest. Read full story...

Scalebound: Is The E3 Debut Game Worth The Wait Until 2017

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 20 2016 |


During the E3 press conference in 2014, Microsoft announced Scalebound with a cinematic trailer. Gamescom 2015 featured Scalebound's gameplay, and the the studio intended a 2016 release. Read full story...

Live Action Bleach Rock Musical Continues Casting

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 19 2016 |


While the Bleach anime ended some time ago, the Bleach Manga is still finishing up the final arc against the rebelling Quincies. Though not as popular as it was during its heyday, the shonen manga still has a huge following. So it is no surprise that they are still producing a rock musical based on the series. Read full story...

Meet Tokyo Cat Man, Who Walks A Stroller Of 10 Cats Around The City!

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 19 2016 |


The YouTube series Abroadin Japan was started by a young British man named Chris Broad who moved to the country in 2012 to teach English with the Jet Program. Over the years, the series has hosted a hilarious cast of characters as Chris makes his way around the country visiting the famous and not so famous spots. Read full story...

Dragon Ball Super Enters Brand New Story Arc

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 18 2016 |


As Dragon Ball Super moves into its second year on the air, the show has finally moved away from retelling the last two movies. The last arch and the current arch are both full of new stories by the legendary Akira Toriyama. Read full story...

Lion At Japan Zoo Tries To Paw Boy Through Glass

by Japan Yay! Staff on Jun 18 2016 |


With the horrible story of Harambe the gorilla making the news, all over the United States, it is nice to have an animal/child story that doesn't end in tragedy. Check out the video in the full story Read full story...

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