Samurai Actor Dies for a Living

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Certain clichés permeate different films. Parodies like Scary Movie (and the other, awful franchises that followed) couldn't exist if movies didn't draw upon these stereotypes. Japanese samurai films are unquestionably … [Read more...]

Strange Japanese Festivals

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Festivals, or matsuri are an integral part of Japanese culture. Even matsuri can seem a bit old-fashioned and sometimes religious for ultra-modern, secular Japan, these festivals are a staple of Japanese society that most … [Read more...]

Japanese Sunday News #35

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Every Sunday we gather the week's weird and interesting Japanese news and present it to you in our Sunday News column. It might not always be hard-hitting news, but we hope that it still informs and entertains you. … [Read more...]