Netflix’s Onmyoji Anime Will Retell Folkloric Japanese History

Image: Netflix You may not know Onmyoji, but you’ve definitely seen its affect on popular culture. If you’ve ever played Pokémon, congrats! You’ve been introduced to the basics of Yin-Yang Mastery. Now, the popular Japanese novels by Baku Yumemakura are being turned into an anime for the very first time. Check out the trailer below. … Read more

Japan to Disband Controversial Unification Church Tied to Abe Assassination

Japan’s government will ask a court to order the disbandment of the fringe religious group whose activities were cited as motivating the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The request could come soon, Masahito Moriyama, the culture minister said in a brief statement Thursday. Kyodo News reported the move could come as early as … Read more