Japanese people wonder: Why does a school in America revel in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people by calling themselves "The Bombers"?
Known as a uneventful, markedly "boring" show, Terrace House has still gained a massive following overseas. But how much of it is truly "natural"?
"Cultural appropriation" usually hasn't made waves in Japan. Then Kim Kardashian came along. Learn why even the city of Kyoto is objecting to the celebrity's latest business project.
How a casual tweet promoting an author's new book about Japan blew up into a discussion of Western privilege and Orientalism.
Why two separate sets of killings have Japan's recluses fearing that what little space they have in society will be taken from them.
How did Japan's "parade of demons" get its start? Learn about the history behind the creatures who haunt some of Japan's most popular games and anime.
How deeply ingrained are cultural attitudes against tattoos in Japan? We sat down again with YouTuber Misaki to talk about her experiences in Japan - and how her thinking shifted after moving to America.