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Brad Pitt’s Bullet Train adds Japanese subtitles for its Japanese dialogue, makes Japan happy

It might sound redundant, but sound really is the issue here.

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The Berserk art exhibition: A powerful, and hopeful, experience for fans of the dark fantasy manga

Our Berserk-loving reporter finds something to smile about while still dealing with the sadness of the series creator’s death.

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Japanese fish that beat Pokémon video game passes away

Fans mourn the loss of Lala, the fish that found a Pokémon glitch no human could in nearly 20 years.

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It’s good to have problems, Hayao Miyazaki tells Studio Ghibli staff

Morning message to animation house’s artists is a bite-sized dose of Miyazaki philosophy.

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Tokyo’s giant Ferris wheel is closing for good, so it’s time for one last ride【Video】

An Odaiba view we’ll never be able to see again.

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What happens when a 40-something dude goes to an anime boy band fan event? Something emotional

Learning both what Sutopuri is and what makes them special all in the same day!

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Gifu pond where 3,000 fish were murdered gets back on its feet thanks to donations, volunteers

Touching outpouring of support comes from across the country as owner calls for burglars to apologize, but not to him.

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“My employees were killed.” Japanese pond owner breaks into tears after 3,000 fish die in robbery

Monetary damages “don’t matter at all” compared to the loss of life, owner says in heartbreaking video.

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Kyoto Animation posts touching memorial message on third anniversary of arson attack

”I will never forget you.”

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82-0 shellacking kicks off Japan’s National High School Baseball Championship

But who really won?

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Japan second-most popular country to move to according to Google Search analysis

It’s nice to feel wanted.

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What’s it like to attend an idol concert where they’re singing lyrics that you wrote? Complicated

Struggling musician Seiji attends the major debut of Gilty x Gilty, where they sing a song with lyrics written by…Seiji.

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Shochu brand Iichiko produces an anime short which leaves us warm and fuzzy inside

The story focuses on a father-daughter relationship, future dreams, and how two long-running Iichiko poster advertisements connect them all.

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Receipt from Japanese kid’s first shopping trip is a heart-melting symbol of his love for his mom

Seven-year-old boy proves he’s not just old enough, but kind enough too.

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Japanese customer service amazes foreign soccer player eight months after unfortunate taxi ride

Danish soccer player has been winning fans in Japan, and he’s become a big fan of Japan too.

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Japan respectfully says goodbye to a single bamboo shoot in Kyoto

Takenokone given death poem, posthumous name.

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Ghibli found out about the unofficial Ghibli cafe in Nagoya…then something very sweet happened

Anime studio had something to say about the restaurant filled with its characters and a menu inspired by them.

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Photos of Complete Strangers: Japan’s new strange, and strangely compelling, capsule toys【Pics】

Unusual concept is a hit, with a second line on the way.

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Ghibli now lets you give your mom a Totoro-style Mother’s Day present with the Corn Gift Set【Pics】

You can give gifts like Mei this May.

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Tokyo bento shop giving away 2,205 pounds of free food to help negi farmers

Kitchen Dive continues to be the most generous bento boxed lunch shop in Japan.

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