Check Out This Sushi Chef's Star Wars Vegetable Sculptures!

by Dave on Jun 10 2016 |


Okitsugu Kado is a Sushi chef with a twist. He creates Star Wars sculptures out of veggies! Check out the video in the full story to see how he creates these masterpieces. Read full story...

Back To The Basics: Godzilla Resurgence To Release In Japan After Twelve-year Break

by Amy on Jun 09 2016 |


Godzilla is a character that resonates across cultural boundaries, representing powerful forces beyond human control and playing on human anxieties of the unknown. He is a behemoth in pop culture, but one that has been worn down to the point that the original intent of his creation has been forgotten.

In the twenty-ninth installment Godzilla, co-directors Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi of Godzilla Resurgence say the film is back to the basics, meaning it is structured around the premise of a monster wreaking havoc to abolish civilization. Read full story...

Hibana Spark: The Slice Of Life TV Drama From Japan We've All Been Waiting For (Available On Netflix)

by Dave on Jun 08 2016 |


I am a big fan of the slice of life genre. Honey & Clover remains one of my all-time favorite anime/manga series and I've yet to find another series or live-action TV drama from Japan that could dethrone H&C. Until now. Hibana Spark is a brilitantly paced drama that has somehow perfectly captured the every day atmosphere of living in Japan, which is byfar the series biggest strength. Read full story...

Play Nintendo Tour 2016: Covers 12 U.S. Cities

by Sharilyn on Jun 08 2016 |

Play Nintendo is touring to bring family friendly fun to a city near you. You'll be able to rekindle your love of classic games as well as check out some newer ones in a unique experience. Read full story...

18,600 U.S. Saliors In Japan Banned From Drinking

by Dave on Jun 07 2016 |


U.S. Sailors stationed at Okinawa have been banned from drinking after a string of related incidents, including an American civilian working for the U.S. military who was arrested for suspicion of murder. Local Okinawans, obviously, have grown worried. The island has a population of only ~50,000. Read full story...

Nintendo Partners With Vans For Old School Gaming Clothes And Shoes

by Sharilyn on Jun 07 2016 |


Nintendo has been trying to revamp it's image and get new users interested in it's games. Their new Miitomo app and the Super Mario Theme Park are signs of the changing times. Now they have a partnership with Vans for for some super cool apparel. Read full story...

Japanese High School Students Hatch An Egg With NO Shell!

by Sharilyn on Jun 06 2016 |


These students helped develop a novel way to hatch an actual chicken from an egg without a shell. Check out the video! Read full story...

The Ring Throws First Pitch To The Grudge

by Sharilyn on Jun 06 2016 |


Watch Sadako from The Ring throw out the first pitch at a Japanese baseball game to Kayako and Toshio from The Grudge. Read full story...

Behind The Scenes: Interview With A Cosplay Photographer

by Sharilyn on Jun 03 2016 |


What's the difference between taking pictures of your cosplay versus having a professional photographer take them? Is it that much better? We strive to answer all the questions of our fans, and recently we had the chance to film some photo shoots and interview Fluffy Fox Photography at Anime Central. Read full story...

Meet Maru: Cute Canine With 2.4 Million Instagram Followers

by Amy on Jun 01 2016 |


We live in an age where humans along with their endearing animals can become public figures. Some of you may follow Boo, the fluffy Pomeranian that has been named the world’s cutest dog, while others may laugh at wacky Grumpy Cat memes. The latest Japanese culture sensation is not from anime, manga or J-Pop, but is an 8-year-old Shiba Inu named Maru who has gained 2.4 million Instagram followers. Read full story...

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