Some of you may not know, but Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump–the magazine that has brought together manga like Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, One Piece, Bleach, and more–is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. And as part of that celebration, they are opening a limited-time library of almost all of their 50-years of weekly magazines. And you can read them for free!!! Once you step inside, … Continue reading Limited-Time Shonen Jump Library To Open In Roppongi!
The 2018 Pyeonchang Winter Olympics just finished this weekend, and Japan is one step closer to being ready for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. Today, they decided on their 2020 Summer Olympics and 2020 Paralympics Mascots–two out-of-this-world Robot Mascots! Of course, these Robot Mascots are just as cute as you would imagine. The Tokyo Summer Olympics Mascot has a blue and white checkered pattern that … Continue reading 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic And Paralympic Mascots Have Been Decided!
Rakuten’s Japanese Marriage Match-making Service “O-net” recently released the results of a “Love Survey” they conducted about Valentine’s Day and White Day, and it looks like its getting harder and harder to find true love. From February 15th to February 20th, 396 men and women (ages 20-34) filled-out the survey, which asked specific questions about gifts they received (or didn’t receive) on both Valentine’s Day … Continue reading Japanese Love Survey For Valentine’s Day And White Day!
Fans of Paris Saint-Germain F.C. showed just how much they love anime during PSG’s game this Sunday by raising a Super Saiyan Goku Banner for the world to see. And they even brought six of the seven Dragon Balls–one for each of PSG’s prior League titles. You can see how the giant Saiyan entered his Super Saiyan mode here: PSG is the most successful soccer … Continue reading Paris Saint-Germain Want Goku On Their Team!
If you are a fan of great manga/anime, then you have probably seen some of Tezuka Osamu’s works. In fact Tezuka-san created some of the most iconic manga characters in Japanese history–such as Astro Boy! He is held in such high regard that he is sometimes called the “Godfather of Manga”! Well, thanks to RegattaCanoe (an Osaka shoe brand), you can now wear shoes with designs … Continue reading Tezuka Osamu And Regetta Canoe Mashup!
Today, I wanted to talk about the top 5 most unique and special swords in Japanese history. The Tenka-Goken or “Five Swords Under Heaven”. These five swords are considered to be in a class of their own. Three are National Treasures of Japan, one is an Imperial Property, and one is a holy relic of Nichiren Buddhism. Please enjoy the following video about these swords, … Continue reading Tenka-Goken or “Five Swords Under Heaven”!
McDonald’s Japan is always ready to try new things in their meals, and this time you might get a tasty surprise with your fries! Bolognese sauce and cheese! McDonald’s recently announced this limited time special on their Twitter page: 2/28(水)の発売まであと3日‼️チーズとろとろ、ひき肉の食感ごろごろの贅沢なソースをかけて楽しむ🍴、マックフライポテト🍟に #カケテミーヨ チーズボロネーゼ💗 pic.twitter.com/ZRxSRdywVV — マクドナルド (@McDonaldsJapan) February 24, 2018 And the fries look so good with this meaty, cheesy, gooey, goodness all over them. The … Continue reading McDonald’s Japan Brings Bolognese Sauce to Fries!
If you have been watching the 2018 Winter Olympics, then I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of great action from many different countries. But, it looks like one of the highlights for people was the Japanese Women’s Curling team’s “Mogu Mogu” or “Snack” time! Whenever the team had a break from battling their way to the Bronze medal this year, they would all get in … Continue reading Japan Women’s Curling Team Get National Attention for “Mogu Mogu” Time!
Hello everyone! I know its been a little while since we have made blog posts, but we have been busy thinking of some great ideas for you. And to show you what we mean, please take a look at our latest video, which is a brief video history of Japanese Katana! We hope you enjoy! We really hope you learned a little bit more about … Continue reading Quick History of Japanese Katana!