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Pocky sticks and potato chips.Everyone knows the latter, but what the heck is a Pocky Stick?The milk chocolate-dipped Japanese biscuits-on-a-stick are the unofficial, but awesome, snack food o…
First Look at the Samurais vs. Kaiju Medieval Monster Movie Koujin
Bandai's Tamashii Nations collector imprint is known for taking familiar superheroes and Star Wars characters, and giving them a feudal Japan makeover into samurai and ninja. When it comes to Batman, however, no makeover was necessary: the upcoming Ninja Batman anime already did the perfect redesign...
Ghost of Tsushima is an upcoming action-adventure game in development by Sucker Punch Productions exclusively for the PlayStation 4.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, a revolution that ended the reign of the Tokugawa shogunate and kicked off Japan’s modernization process.
They say everyone now has access to the tools to make a film and Path of Blood is something of a testament to the romantic idea that anyone can make anything if they just put their mind and talent to good use....
Official first look at the animated feature film: Path of Blood! Directed and Animated by Eric Power Score by Many Birthdays For more info. on the film visit...
KYOTO--Rarely seen Buddhist statues and paintings with a colossal dragon thrown into the mix will be
If you have ever found yourself wondering what kind of food a samurai takes into battle, or what kind of name a baby samurai should be given if he is to be a fierce warrior, there is now a new ...

Japanese history YouTuber Scott Patrick talks about Uesugi Kenshin.

In this episode, guest host Scott Patrick talks about various aspects of the facts and myths of legendary Sengoku Daimyo Uesugi Kenshin. Scott's Youtube page: Scott's Blog: https://samuraistories.wordpr...
These collections of samurai armor, ancient artifacts, and futuristic technology are sure to pique your interest.

What are your top 5 Samurai films? Post your list here! We have an upcoming podcast episode where we cover the top Samurai films, and we want to list out the listener's favorite films. So let us know which ones are the best.

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Japanese Art and Kano Sanraku (1559-1635): Centralization and continuity Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) witnessed the power processes of
The Zen temple Zenshōan in the Yanaka district of Tokyo has long been a place of reflection for the political elite, including several prime ministers. The second installment of this two-part series looks at the role its founder Yamaoka Tesshū played in ensuring the peaceful handover of Edo Castle...

Interested in Japanese history? How about checking out the Samurai Archives Japanese History Podcast?

Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.
The government on Friday decided to nominate ancient tumulus clusters in Osaka Prefecture as a UNESCO World Heritage site candidate for 2019. The governmen

Get a tour of Tokyo with Marky from the JapanThis blog.

Take a guided walk just off the main tourist spots for a different view of the Japanese city.