The Japanese entertainment industry is one of the world's largest and most innovative, and despite the culture and language barrier, various forms of Japanese entertainment have become internationally popular.


Karaoke Singing to the instrumental version of songs.
Manga and Anime About Japanese comics and animation.
Movies About the Japanese cinema.
Amusement Parks About amusement and theme parks in Japan.
Pachinko A mixture between pinball and slot machine.
Hot Springs About hot springs (onsen).
Department stores About Japanese department stores.

Filming Locations

Okuribito (Departures) Mainly filmed in Yamagata Prefecture.
Lost in Translation Mainly filmed in Tokyo.

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