Leonardo DiCaprio Receives Weird Reception at Japanese Revenant Premiere

by JapanYay Feed on Mar 27 2016 |


If you've seen The Revenant - and if you haven't, get on that - you know that Leonardo DiCaprio's character, Hugh Glass, is brutally mauled by a bear. Yes, he survives, but you almost wish he doesn't. It looks like it really, really hurts. Read full story...

2016 Guide On How To Visit Japan On A Long Term Basis (Video)!

by Dave on Mar 26 2016 |


One of my favorite Japan Vloggers on YouTube is very well versed in Japanese culture. And she has produced a lot of quality content on the cultural differences in Japan and informational videos geared towards foreigners interest in Japan as well. If you're looking to try to move or visit Japan on a long term basis - I'm talking about beyond the 90 day visa - checkout the video in the full story! Read full story...

Book Fancy Japanese Loft Shown On HBO's GIRLS On Airbnb!

by Dave on Mar 24 2016 |


We recently wrote about HBO's series GIRLS filming an episode in Japan. The main character of that particular episode, Shoshanna, was living in a pretty kickass looking apartment (pictured above), which you can actually sleep in if you're visiting Japan soon! Read full story...

College Students In Japan Dress In Mad Max: Fury Road Cosplay For Graduation

by Dave on Mar 24 2016 |


OK... it's an art school, so this makes sense. A graduation ceremony at Tama Art University in Setagaya, Tokyo was in for a surprise. Read full story...

Netflix Partners With Production I.G. To Bring Perfect Bones Anime Series Worldwide

by Dave on Mar 23 2016 |


Netflix is really starting to ramp up its interest in Anime series from Japan! Sometime in the near future Production I.G.'s latest series, Perfect Bones, will premiere on Netflix world wide. If you're a fan of Ghost in the Shell, Production I.G.'s most popular and well known cyberpunk anime series, you might be getting a bit excited! Check out the full story for more details on Perfect Bones! Read full story...

Nintendo's First Mobile Game "Miitomo" Gets Over 1 Million Downloads In 3 Days!

by Dave on Mar 21 2016 |


It's official - Miitomo is a hit in Japan! Read full story...

HBO's GIRLS Filmed In Japan

by Sharilyn on Mar 19 2016 |


In the latest seeason of HBO's GIRLS the character Shoshanna has a job in Japan so episode 45 is naturally titled, 'Japan'. You see her vibrant apartment and watch her walk through the famous Shibuya crossing before arriving at her job. There Hiro Mizushima plays her potential love interest Yoshi, and apparently the love interest of thousands in Japan. Read full story...

Japan Tourism Board/Travel Agencies Urging Onsen Owners In Japan To Accept Foreigners With Tattoos

by Dave on Mar 18 2016 |


This is a pretty straight forward issue in Japan: tattoos are associated with the Yakuza and are frowned upon. Japan is also ridiculously Japanese (duh...), and by that I mean there aren't a lot of overall foreigners living in Japan with tattoos. Check the full story for more info and video on how Japanese people view tattoos! Read full story...

Nintendo Launches First Mobile App Game "Miitomo" In Japan

by Dave on Mar 17 2016 |


Nintendo has officially launched its first mobile game for iOS and Android! Miitomo is a social networking app with the ability to customize a Mii avatar to your liking/ugly face, and chat with similar ugly friends. Read full story...

Namco Teams With Soft Drink Company To Launch Potato Chip-Flavored Soda

by Dave on Mar 17 2016 |


Uh, gross? Thankfully this soda is for a limited time only and you have to WIN it inside a UFO catcher (AKA claw machine's inside of arcades in Japan) and cannot be forced to purchase it against your own will. Check out the picture of the machine in the full story! Read full story...

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