Onbashira: The Japanese Festival Where You Ride Down Mountains On 20,000lb Logs For Some Reason

Does riding down a hill on top of a giant log at high speeds sound a little bit dangerous to you? Good. Then you'll probably want to be in the audience if you ever make it to the Onbashira-sai festival, held every six … [Read more...]

Japan’s Greatest Artist Site Pixiv Is Going International (And Tofugu Readers Get Early Alpha Access)

*If you just want the invite to get into Pixiv.com's alpha testing group, skip down to the bottom of the article. Maybe you've heard of DeviantArt. It's a big art website that people like everywhere except Japan. Even … [Read more...]