Japanese popular culture
Japanese popular culture not only reflects the attitudes and concerns of the present but also provides a link to the past. Japanese cinema, cuisine, television programs, anime, manga, and music all de...
Japan’s ‘Kawaii’ Queen Kyary Pamyu Pamyu eyes global domination « The WILD Magazine
The queen of Japan’s sugar-coated pop scene, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has unveiled bold plans to conquer the world — just as soon as she’s done her English homework. Still only 22, Kyary’s rise to superstard...
Japanese Baby-Crying Sumo Festival - Nakizumo
Nakizumo is a 400-year old tradition where parents hand over their ki...
11 Of The Hottest Women Of Cosplay
In the last few years, fan culture has been on the rise and is becoming a part of modern culture. Everyone who is a fan of anything come out to expo’s and conventions to join in on the fun of geek cul...
Japanese subcultures - Minori s World - Japanese Shiro-Nuri Subculture Interview & Photo Shoot
English-subtitled interview with Japanese shironuri artist Minori & a behind the scenes look at her nature-themed photo shoot Her Memories of a Dream. The ...
Anime
this is the history of anime if you wondere dhow it started here it is this video was made by sam farha, its vanessa mae's storm. enjoy it and learn.
Music of Japan - Sakura
Very famous Japanese folk music.
Music of Japan - Umekichi
traditional Japanese music, Edo-era minyo folk songs, shamisen hayashi, SXSW Austin 2006, South by Southwest Japan nite, Japanese artists.
Anime
Anime (Japanese: アニメ, Hepburn: [anʲime]) are Japanese animated productions featuring hand-drawn or computer animation. The word is the abbreviated pronunciation of "animation" in Japan...
Manga
Manga (漫画, Manga) are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex...
J-pop
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; Japanese: ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as pops, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in...
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Dōjin
Dōjin (同人, dōjin), often romanized as doujin, is a general Japanese term for a group of people or friends who share an interest, activity, hobbies, or achievement. The word is sometimes transl...
Kawaii
Kawaii (かわいい, [kaw͍aiꜜi], "lovable", "cute", or "adorable") is the quality of cuteness in the context of Japanese culture.It has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainmen...
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Kaiju
Kaijū (怪獣, kaijū) is a Japanese word that literally translates to "strange creature," and is used to refer to a genre of tokusatsu entertainment. Kaiju films usually showcase monsters of any f...
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Tarento
Tarento (タレント) is a Japanese rendering (gairaigo) of the English word "talent". The term originated in the golden age of Hollywood when bankable stars were described as "talent", and were distingu...
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Cosplay
Cosplay (コスプレ, kosupure), a portmanteau of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific c...
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Japanese television drama
Japanese television drama (テレビドラマ, terebi dorama, television drama), also called dorama (ドラマ), are a staple of Japanese television and are broadcast daily. All major TV networks in Japan ...
Japanese magazines
The following is a list of magazines published in Japan.
Rakugo
Rakugo (落語, literally "fallen words") is a form of Japanese verbal entertainment. The lone storyteller (落語家, rakugoka) sits on stage, called Kōza (高座). Using only a paper fan (扇子,...
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Fruits (magazine)
Fruits (stylized as "FRUiTS") is a Japanese fashion magazine covering the fashions of the Harajuku district of Tokyo, established in 1997 by photographer Shoichi Aoki. Excerpts from the magazine were...
Fruits (magazine) - Wikipedia