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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSvrIZKI8mk] This guy is not human. Every time sword savant Isao Machii comes up with a new stunt, it only adds to the ever-mounting...

While the word otaku probably makes you think of manga and anime lovers, it’s actually a much bigger idea than just that. You can...

Samurai were a part of Japan’s history for about 700 years from the end of the 12th century to the 19th century. They are...

An actor was fatally stabbed with a samurai sword while rehearsing a play at a Tokyo studio, and police are investigating if his death...

Warning: This story contains spoilers from ‘Batman v Superman.’ Please proceed with caution. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, the Flash, Green Lantern, Cyborg make a...

The opening credits of “The Force Awakens,” rolling into the infinite distance as usual, remind you that Jedi Knights are down, but not completely...

Toshiro Mifune, one of the great Japanese actors of the 20th century, is best remembered by western audiences for his roles in Akira Kurosawa's...

district, a row of old latticed teahouses in a town that’s convoluted in both its layout and history. Steam wafted up from the stone...

A newly translated 19th-century book, written by samurai, describes martial arts techniques designed to help police officers of the time. The highly guarded practices...

  In a scene from the 1957 film “The Bridge on the River Kwai,” a haughty British Col. in a prisoner-of-war camp confronts the camp’s...