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  • 10 Best Japanese Horror Movies in 2022 (Ringu, Ju-On, and More)

    10 Best Japanese Horror Movies in 2022 (Ringu, Ju-On, and More)

    Whether you're a horror movie fan or a newcomer to the genre, Japanese horror movies are sure to terrify and entertain you. Japanese horror movies, often shortened to J-horror, take inspiration from Japanese folk tales. The culture, combined with incredible practical and special effects and dreadful, creeping suspense, make these movies unique. As some of the most popular horror films, J-horror movies are found on many popular streaming sites like Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu, and more. We searched through popular Japanese horror movies across many different streaming services and compiled a list of our 10 favorites that will shock and terrorize you. Our favorite Japanese horror film is Ringu because its story is full of mystery and scary moments. The film also proved its influence by helping to popularize J-horror across the world, spawning a trend of Hollywood remakes of J-horror films in the early 2000s. Our buying guide goes into more detail on which criteria to keep in mind when selecting the perfect Japanese horror movie!
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  • 10 Best Anime Movies on Netflix in 2022 (Hayao Miyazaki, Naoko Yamada, and More)

    10 Best Anime Movies on Netflix in 2022 (Hayao Miyazaki, Naoko Yamada, and More)

    Looking for an engaging anime film? Netflix is an excellent option for streaming anime movies, whether you're watching for enjoyment or studying Japanese. The best anime movie for you depends on your personal tastes and the mood you're in at the moment. To help you pick a film, we've done our research and created a guide explaining common genres of anime.We've also carefully curated a list of the best 10 anime movies on Netflix. Our favorite is Spirited Away due to its beautiful animation and themes of courage. Be sure to check out the rest of our favorites as well! For ease of use, we'll be focusing on standalone movies you don't need to watch an accompanying anime show to enjoy. To get help picking a movie, be sure to check out the buying guide.
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  • 10 Best Japanese Movies on Netflix in 2022

    10 Best Japanese Movies on Netflix in 2022

    Have you been browsing Netflix wondering what movie you should put on next? Consider a Japanese film! These movies cover a variety of genres and styles of filmmaking, so there's a film for everyone to enjoy. Whether you have time for one movie or want to get invested in a longer series, you can find the perfect Japanese film. Plus, Japanese movies can give you insight into Japanese culture.To help you sort through the plethora of options, we found several excellent Japanese movies that range in genre and style. Our favorite movie was The Fable because it blends some fantastic comedic and action moments. See what other movies made our list of 10 best Japanese movies on Netflix, and use our buying guide to select the best one for you. 
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  • 10 Best Japanese Novels in 2022 (Haruki Murakami, Banana Yoshimoto, and More)

    10 Best Japanese Novels in 2022 (Haruki Murakami, Banana Yoshimoto, and More)

    Whether you're a bookworm or someone who is interested in learning more about Japan, Japanese novels have a lot to offer. From unique observations of the world around us to exceptional perspectives and commentary that transcend physical borders, Japanese novels are impactful, thought-provoking, and provide a glimpse into the country's rich culture and history. To help you choose, we've put together a list of the 10 best Japanese novels in English. While there are Japanese books of all genres, the novels we've chosen highlight genres that are unique to Japan. Our favorite is Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood because it is a coming-of-age story that contends with love and loss. Check out the rest of our list, and read our buying guide for tips on choosing a novel you'll love.
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  • 10 Best Halloween Disney Movies in 2022 (Halloweentown, Hocus Pocus, and More)

    10 Best Halloween Disney Movies in 2022 (Halloweentown, Hocus Pocus, and More)

    It's never too early to get into the Halloween spirit! Halloween movies are a great way to do this. Whether you're watching alone, with the family, or at a Halloween party, there is an abundance of options. Disney in particular has a great selection of Halloween films, especially if you're looking for something that isn't too scary or violent. Witches, ghosts, skeletons, and ghouls can all be found in these entertaining Halloween Disney movies. There are classics from childhood as well as new movies to explore. Our number one choice, Halloweentown, was extremely successful. It was the beginning of a four-movie series, is beloved by people of all ages, and is still as popular today as it was when it first aired. Keep reading to see the rest of our top choices, and if you're still having trouble choosing one, check out the buying guide. 
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  • 10 Best Horror Movies for Kids in 2022 (Coraline, Gremlins, and More)

    10 Best Horror Movies for Kids in 2022 (Coraline, Gremlins, and More)

    Are you looking for the perfect horror movie to watch with the kids? Many kids like being scared, especially around Halloween, but it's important to not terrify them too much! That's why Hollywood has made so many movies with child-sized chills and scares.Finding a movie that has the right balance of scary, but not terrifying can be difficult, so that's why we've done the research for you. We picked Coraline by Henry Selick as our favorite horror movie for kids as it has wonderful animation and interesting characters. We’ve also put together a top 10 list, with movies ranging from ones from the 80s to the present day, for you to consider and created a handy buying guide to help you make your choice!
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  • 10 Best Low-Sodium Cookbooks in 2022 (American Heart Association, Christopher Lower, and More)

    10 Best Low-Sodium Cookbooks in 2022 (American Heart Association, Christopher Lower, and More)

    Are you looking to reduce the sodium levels in your diet but don't know where to start? Are you worried that reducing salt also means reducing flavor? These cookbooks have a wide variety of recipes that will help you create delicious dishes that are healthy and so good that you'll want more!Choosing the right low-sodium cookbook for you can be difficult, so that's why we've done the research for you and picked the 500 15-Minute Low Sodium Recipes by Dick Logue as our favorite. It's full of quick and easy recipes that are low in sodium and high in taste. We’ve also put together a 10 best list for you to consider and created a handy buying guide to help you make your choice!
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  • 10 Best Books About Space in 2022 (Planetarium Operator-Reviewed)

    10 Best Books About Space in 2022 (Planetarium Operator-Reviewed)

    Are you ready to learn something new or blast off into a unique and fascinating world? A book about space can launch you into your next adventure! Outer space is a vast topic that encompasses all kinds of books—from atlases that map out the solar system to novels that explore fictional galaxies. So, if you're looking to add a book about space to your shelf, we've got you covered.We've done the work to find the top 10 best books about space! At the top of our list is "The Martian" by Andy Weir because of how it incorporates real scientific facts into a fictional story about an astronaut stranded on Mars. Check out the rest of our top 10 list, and read our buying guide for tips on how to find a book you won't be able to put down! 
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  • 10 Best Time Travel Books in 2022 (Madeleine L'Engle, Octavia E. Butler, and More)

    10 Best Time Travel Books in 2022 (Madeleine L'Engle, Octavia E. Butler, and More)

    Looking for an adventurous and intriguing story? If you have an interest in what science and technology may accomplish someday, reading time travel books may be for you! Although time travel books are based on science fiction, these stories can fall into various sub-genres like romance and historical fiction.We chose Kindred by Octavia Butler as our number one pick due to its combination of social commentary, storyline, and eloquent writing style. Check out the rest of our list of the 10 best time travel books for other great additions to your home library! If this is your first time selecting a time travel book, be sure to read through our buyer's guide for tips. Let's get started!
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  • 10 Best Graphic Design Books in 2022 (Josef Albers, Michael Bierut, and More)

    10 Best Graphic Design Books in 2022 (Josef Albers, Michael Bierut, and More)

    Are you looking to begin a career in graphic design or are you an experienced designer that's hoping to learn something new? There are many graphic design books available that can help any designer, no matter their level of experience. Whether you're looking for new techniques, examples, or advice on the business, there is a book for you.It can be difficult to pick the right graphic design book, which is why we've done the research for you. We chose How to Be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul by Adrian Shaughnessy as our favorite as it has useful advice for anyone new to the business. We’ve also put together a top 10 list for you to consider and created a handy buying guide to help you make your choice!
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