My Favorite News (May 20, 2017)


Eureka Seven


MONDO GROSSO will release his first new album in 14 years, "Nandodemo Atarashiku Umareru", on June 7. A few days ago, the song "Wakusei Tantra" was premier

Oricon Charts for the Week of 5/8 – 5/14

This week, Bodan Shonen Dan topped the Oricon single chart with their new single Chi, Ase, Namida, selling 238,795 copies in its first week. Yuzu retook

from twitter

Dragon Ball

The excellent 'Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2' will finally be coming to the Nintendo Switch in Japan sometime this fall.

Studio Ghibli


These adorable sweets have been meticulously handcrafted by a centuries-old confectionery retailer in Kyoto.

Japanese language

Check out what we thought of the Japanese language course released today!

from twitter

Kyoto City Bus


Japan’s Foreign tourists

$110.5 mil

A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record 0.5 million at Sotheby's auction of contemporary art Thursday night. Sotheby's said the sale of "Unt...



Capybaras can now be found in 59 parks across Japan, up from 21 in 2006.


Japanese manicurist Britney Tokyo may not be a household name, but she counts US pop singer Ariana Grande, model Gigi Hadid and TV personality Kim Kardashian am...


Okinoshima, an island steeped in Shinto religious tradition, takes ancient taboos seriously.


A hiker walks through the early morning mist hanging over the marshes in Oze National Park, in the village of Katashina, Gunma Prefecture, on May 19, 2017, the ...