The Art of Japanese Mirror Finishing (Coins, Knives)

Mirror Finishing (鏡面仕上げ) is a technique used to produce a mirror-like smooth surface on metal by mechanical or electrolytic polishing.

“Weathering with You” to represent Japan for Oscar Entry

Shinkai's latest movie "Weathering with You," already crossed 10 Billion yen (95 Million USD) at the Box Office. 10 Billion yen sale makes the top 10 films from all genre of all time in Japan.

The Best Japanese Reality Show on Netflix: Terrace House

Reality TV is anything but real - however, Terrace House does a commendable job of getting us close to a version of reality that feels like home.

Playing with Fire and Duelling with Demons

I am certain that as a child you were taught never to play with fire, no matter how tempting it seemed. ...

Giri/Haji: A Delightful, Unlikely Tale

Giri/Haji is an entertaining crime thriller worths watching, but it misses the opportunity to depict a more realistic version of Japanese people and culture.