This Supercut Of Super Sentai Heroine Transformations Is My Happy Place

Japan's insanely long-running Super Sentai series has produced a lot of really amazing female heroes and villains — including one who blows explosive kisses at people. (In the U.S., we know Super Sentai as Power Rangers, sort of.) Here's a lovely reel of Super Sentai Heroines transforming. Warning: highly addictive. » 12/25/14 6:00pm Thursday 6:00pm

Subway Etiquette Posters From 1970s Japan Are Just as Relevant Today

Don't smoke in the train station. Don't spit your gum on the floor. And please, god, don't splay your legs out like no one else is around you. These sound like basic rules of today's public transit, but they're actually messages that graced the walls of Tokyo's subway forty years ago. » 11/27/14 12:20pm 11/27/14 12:20pm

What Secrets are Big Hero 6 Keeping in Fred's Room?

Big Hero 6 hit theaters with a rocket-powered punch, thanks to superpowered nerds and a cuddly robot. People all over the net are going to try and take this apart piece-by-piece, and I can't speak for all of it, here're some pop culture (and especially Marvel Comics) nods you might not have caught. SPOILERS, naturally. » 11/10/14 10:32am 11/10/14 10:32am

Universal Studios Japan will host life-sized Attack on Titan statues

Attack on Titan's Titans are gigantic, hulking monstrosities with a penchant for gobbling up the remnants of Humanity - so what better thing to do than recreate life-sized versions of them for our viewing pleasure? Universal Studios Japan will be doing just that next year. » 11/06/14 1:00am 11/06/14 1:00am

The true Power Rangers are coming to the West for the first time ever

If you were a child of the 90's, looking at the picture above will probably elicit the response of 'Yeah, Power Rangers!' - but you're only kinda-sorta right. These are really the Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger, and they're making their way to the west for the very first time. » 10/25/14 5:30pm 10/25/14 5:30pm