Umami is MSG
“Godzilla Minus One” Doesn't Quite Add Up
Halloween Special: the Yokai Guy
Halloween Spooks Shibuya
An interview with Alfred Birnbaum
Murakami didn’t, but a Norwegian would
Osamu Tezuka's "Com"
Head in the Clouds
Making Out in Japanese: An Oral History of a Seminal Text
An American Icon, Made in Japan
A Package of Pure Invention-related Podcasts
In America, “Barbenheimer” is a success. In Japan, it’s a scandal.
Manga is the Rock 'n' Roll of Gen Z
Did Mario teach Zuckerberg everything he knows?
How Do You Live, Mr. Miyazaki?
Japan failed at social media
Konbini: the life-changing Japanese magic of convenience stores
The Bells of Booya
Invaders on Broadway
The Evolution of Walkmankind
When Japan cool meets American violence
The Smile Trade
The Pac-Man Who Sold the World
On the Shoulders of Giants
How “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” made a billion dollars
The “Human Algorithm” Behind Manga’s Success
Sayonara to a Techno-pop Pioneer
Under the AI Kimono
The Secret Behind Spirited Away’s Oscar Win
Hot Looks for Spring: Rubber and Scales