Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play to make Asia debut in Tokyo with Japanese cast

The stage sequel to the Harry Potter series is finally coming to Japan!

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Two Harry Potter cafes opening in Japan, serving up Gryffindor bento and Hagrid misspelled cakes

”You’re a Japanese cafe, Harry.”

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Japanese schoolkids to be able to carry their books in official Harry Potter randoseru backpacks

Hogwarts crest and wand holder-equipped bags for the start of little wizards’ academic careers.

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Upcoming Making of Harry Potter exhibition in Tokyo now has a website and a promotional video

It’s happening! The Making of Harry Potter really is coming to Tokyo!

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Tokyo theme park closes down, thanks visitors with touching water graffiti message

The only thing better than the message itself is the fascinating water printer machine that “prints” it. 

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Harry Potter permanent exhibition museum to open in Tokyo

Facility recreating environments from Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts films will be built on former site of one of Tokyo’s oldest theme parks.

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Brand-new all-Harry Potter theme park could be opening in Tokyo

One of Japan’s oldest theme parks is fading away, but it might be magically reborn as a mecca for fans of the wizard school saga.

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Japanese Hermione cosplayer goes with something much more terrifying for Halloween【Photos】

So…so many teeth. Dear God, why are there so many teeth?!?

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Foy foy foy! Harry Potter’s official Japanese LINE stickers are incredibly bizarre

We had no idea that Malfoy’s name was so memeable in Japanese.

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This isn’t a Harry Potter photo – it’s an incredible colored pencil portrait from a Japanese fan!

Even magic couldn’t make this picture look any better.

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Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts designer shop to open in Osaka for a limited time!

You can take home the magic of Hogwarts with you right from Osaka.

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Harry Potter actor apologizes for wearing shirt critics say glorifies Japan’s WWII aggression

Draco Malfoy’s real-life actor apologizes for causing offense through his “ignorance.”

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We interview Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler at the new Wizarding World Cafe in Japan

The wizarding world and real life blurs as we sit down for a magical meal with the actor who plays Jacob Kowalski.

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Wizarding World Cafe: First ever official Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts cafe opens in Japan

We step into the wizarding world of Harry Potter and Newt Scamander, and dine on magical transforming meals with some well-known characters.

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Osaka shows off Great Britain’s flair with Hankyu department store’s Great British Fair!

Hankyu Umeda will showcase highlights from British culture, with spotlights on fantasy characters, cuisine and even Buckingham palace-style marches!

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Harry Potter and the what?! Netizen’s childhood artwork draws laughs from Japanese Twitter

At first you’ll be impressed with this drawing, but then you’ll want to laugh when you scroll down to see the rest.

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Japanese museum dedicated to rocks with faces becomes popular with international visitors

Voldemort, Donald Trump, and Johnny Depp are just some of the famous faces you’ll find at this one-of-a-kind museum.

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Magical, Hogwarts-inspired interior makes this inn a must-stay for your next Japan trip

The Expected Inn is really quite unexpected!

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Anime Your Name passes original Harry Potter in Japanese earnings, now trails Frozen

The Makoto Shinkai film now trails the monumental Disney hit, and is actually picking up momentum at the box office.

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Platform 13½ set to open at Ueno Station in Tokyo

Like Hogwart’s Express, a new Japanese train is now getting its very own mysterious in-between platform.

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