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Godzilla: Facts And Trivia About The King Of All Kaiju

November 3, 2020

In 1954, Godzilla first walked out of the Pacific Ocean to attack Japan and this big, bad kaiju hasn't stopped since. Sure, Godzilla has changed over the years -...

Hello Kitty: Origin Of Sanrio's '70s Phenom (Who Isn't ...

November 1, 2020

Who's British, loves apple pie, and looks like a cat but is actually a pre-teen girl and definitely isn't a cat? Clearly it's Hello Kitty, the Japanese chara...

KFC: Japan's Groovy Christmas Tradition That Started In...

December 4, 2019

Every year millions of Japanese families flood their local KFC locations to take part in the annual tradition of Kurisumasu ni wa Kentakkii: Kentucky for Chr...

How Ninjas, As You Know Them, Only Date Back To The '60...

September 2, 2019

How old are ninjas?Pop culture in the U.S. and Japan has long been fascinated by the ninja, a black-clad assassin practicing ancient Japanese martial arts an...

The True Story Of Sukeban: Violent Girl Gangs Of '70s J...

July 18, 2019

Violent schoolgirls on the loose, ruthless brawlers in cute outfits, teens with concealed razor blades -- the young female street-gangsters known as sukeban ...