Understanding Japan’s Mascot Obsession

Japan has thousands of mascots that it has gotten to the point where the Japanese government has started to crack down on the numbers. But how did these cute characters get so popular?

Japan’s Best Summer Festival Foods

Summertime is Japan is festival time! And the highlight of any matsuri is the FOOD! Add these 10 sweet and savory Japanese festival foods to your list for your next trip to Japan.

What Is An Ikemen And Where Can I Find Them?

If you’ve watched enough anime or have played enough games, there’s no doubt that you’ve encountered an ikemen character but never knew what they were called.
Article | 11/07/2019 | Animezenplus

Shimano 2019 Reel Giveaway

ZenPlus' Summer Fishing Giveaway has now ended, and after checking all your entries, we would like to congratulate our incredible winner Phong F.
Article | 10/07/2019 | zenplusfishing

LET'S LEARN JAPANESE WITH LUNA! PART 7

Let's learn Japanese with Part 7 of our free Japanese lessons with ZenPop's mascot Luna. In this series, we look at a frame from ZenPop’s original manga, FULL MOON MAGIC and teach you Japanese from it.
Article | 09/07/2019 | nihongoZenpop

5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Studio Ghibli Films

For nearly 35 years, Studio Ghibli has been giving the world movies that could take your breath away. But why should you watch them? We listed our top 5 reasons.
Article | 09/07/2019 | Animezenplus

How To Buy From SEGA Japan

Do you love SEGA? Then you need to check out the exclusive products on the SEGA Japan store! From Sonic the Hedgehog goodies to Mega Drive Mini accessories, the store is a must-visit for all fans. Find out how to buy in our handy tutorial!
Article | 05/07/2019 | gaming

Let's Learn Japanese with Luna! Part 6

Let's learn Japanese with Part 6 of our free Japanese lessons with ZenPop's mascot Luna. In this series, we look at a frame from ZenPop’s original manga, FULL MOON MAGIC and teach you Japanese from it.
Article | 02/07/2019 | nihongoZenpop

How To Buy From Disney Japan

Looking to buy exclusive Disney Japan goodies? We have you covered! Find out how to buy from Disney Japan online store in our quick and easy tutorial!
Article | 28/06/2019 | Tutorial

These Parrot Goods Are Taking Japan By Storm

After four images being posted on Twitter earlier this year, parrot goods are taking Japan by storm. Why? Well, these adorable A4-sized posters hold all the answers.