15 of Japan’s Best April Fool’s Jokes From 2016

By Kristen Olson Evangelion X Godzilla Image: iDigitalTimes When Hideaki Anno of Evangelion fame posted that the Evangelion units would… Read More

Why Virtual Dating Apps Can Help Real-Life Dating

By Kristen Olson Above: Illustration by Christopher DeLorenzo “Whether I create a catastrophic couple or the happiest couple is really… Read More

Solid or Striped? Japanese Mythbusters Take On Anime Physics With Schoolgirl’s Skirts

By Kristen Olson Mythbusters may be wrapped in the US, but separating truth from fiction is far from over in… Read More

Japanese Mascots: Why Size Matters… When Traveling

By Kristen Olson Whether you’ve been on the giving, receiving, or happened-to-overhear-your-roommate’s-girlfriend end, at some point in our life we’ve… Read More

Male Teacher Cosplays As Female Characters, Gets Discovered By Own Student

By Kristen Olson Once upon a time Uncle Ben told Spiderman, “With great cosplay power, comes great notoriety.” While Uncle… Read More

Netflix Teams With Studio Behind Ghost In The Shell To Deliver ‘Perfect Bones’ Original Anime Series

By Kristen Olson Just last year, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings expressed the company’s intention to invest in more diverse show… Read More

Metal Gear Solid Creator Plans For An Anime-Inspiring Next Project

By Kristen Olson You can take the Kojima out of the Konami but you can’t take the passion for breaking… Read More