An Afternoon With the Yakuza: Japan’s Most Notorious Crime Syndicate
A group member reflects on their violent reputation and uncertain future as they face a public relations crisis in Japan.
The Samurai Lives on in These Dazzling Digital Drawings
The Mexican American artist incorporates traditional Japanese folklore and American animation in these kick ass character designs.
Rarely-Seen Samurai Weaponry Finally Goes on Display
Did you know the Japanese used stingray skin to wrap sword hilts?
Samurai Jack Is Coming Back to TV
Genndy Tartakovsky's beloved samurai returns on Adult Swim in 2016.
[Music Video] It's a Slo-Mo Samurai Fight in I'm in You's Remix for KATIEE
We can’t resist a good sword fight—thankfully, we have "BAD & THE BEAUTIFUL."
A Robot Challenged a Sword Master to a Battle of Blades
The Yaskawa Bushido Project gives new meaning to the term "samurai code."
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Just Passing Through: ‘The Witcher 3’ and the Legacy of the Rōnin
Geralt of Rivia is never truly welcomed anywhere. A hero with few allies and no home, his actions are evocative of the manga 'Rurouni Kenshin.'
The Best Drum & Bass Albums You Missed in 2014
It was a big year for the drum & bass single—but there were plenty of great albums that deserve some love.
Japan's ENA Might Be a Computer Posing as a Man
We've got the exclusive on "Nerve Fiber," and it'll do things to your brain. Quietly.
Meet The Indie Developer Using 'Samurai Jack' To Inspire A New Style Of Gaming
Student game designer Kevin Wong made a stunning, vector-based stealth game that will spark Aku-related flashbacks.
Here's How To Create Digital Destruction In Blender
These awesome carnage-causing animation techniques will put you one step closer to becoming a true CGI wiz.
Download: X priest X - Samurai (SertOne Remix)
Dream-pop trio X priest X is like Grimes for the lavender cupcake set.