Meals chosen by capsule machines sold in Hyogo service area in August

Let lady luck decide your next meal for a fraction of the cost.

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Utena Cafe opening in Tokyo this summer to celebrate landmark anime’s 20th anniversary

The revolutionary girl is the latest anime icon to become the face of a cafe in one of Tokyo’s anime fandom hot spots.

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Liquid nitrogen-topped Kit Kats now on the menu at Tokyo cafe【Video】

Japan has plenty of awesome Kit Kats, but we just ate what might be the craziest one of all.

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Tokyo Olympics committee head: Manga parade would be good for opening ceremonies, but not kabuki

Chairman singles out two aspects of Japanese traditional culture that people of other nations “wouldn’t understand.”

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All-you-can-eat Yoshinoya and all-you-can-drink beer in Tokyo for less than 15 bucks

If you like beefbooze, or both, then this event is for you.

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Early otaku gets the worm! Idol anime fans pluck Tokyo ad freebies before most people start work

The Idolmaster compels otaku and gamers to get to Shinjuku Station at the crack of dawn for some cool free merch.

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SamuraiGuitarist’s Disney song medley will bring a smile to your face【Video】

The classic sing-along-songs of a million childhoods seamlessly blended and performed for your listening pleasure by a samurai in a dapper suit.

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McDonald’s Japan adds “free smiles” to delivery menu in celebration of McDelivery Day

Next time someone rides a tiny scooter through a typhoon to bring you a filet-o-fish, don’t forget to request your free smile too!

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A century’s worth of Japanese beauty trends, from silver screen chic to puffy-eyed catharsis

Shiseido tracks Japanese makeup movements through the decades.

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As anime Your Name comes out on home video, did it manage to beat Frozen at the box office?

Makoto Shinkai’s anime juggernaut was chasing the Disney hit, but which film pulled in the bigger audience at theaters?

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We investigate a Japanese military base convenience store – no need to enlist!

Courageously protecting Japan with the aid of garrison-exclusive convenience store meals and socks.

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34 things that happen when just guys drink together in Japan, according to our eternal bachelor

Pointless competitiveness, unbridled perversion, and mysterious sadness are all on the menu, says our experienced expert.

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New sun protection mask becomes popular in Japan

Some are likening the new look to Darth Vader while others can’t stop raving about its many benefits.

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Ginzan Boyz: Japan’s newest idol group, made up of underground mannequins 【Video】

Handsome miner dummies take the mannequin challenge to new heights with a catchy new music video that’s winning over fans around the country.

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The Tokyo Olympics might be taking its Akira anime connection too far【Video】

One of the bleakest depictions of Tokyo in all of film is part of Olympics celebration projection mapping project.

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Japanese artist thrills Twitter with stop-motion anime that plays out like a short film 【Video】

With action, humour and a twist ending, it’s easy to see why this captivating anime has become so popular online.

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If you’re good at rhythm games, you might also be an expert at petting cats【Video】

Japanese gamer’s feline pet would be blissfully happy as a controller substitute.

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Meet Azuki and Matcha: The two newest vocaloids 【Video】

If you’ve never heard of Project 575 before… well, we can’t blame you. Despite existing for a few years now, the pair have never been considered “official” Vocaloids. Until now.

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Japanese book teaching kids to reenact YouTube videos gets more hate on Twitter than it deserves

Educational book’s value is getting buried under all the grumbling about kids these days.

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Kirin beer company toasts same-sex marriages for its employees

A step towards same-sex marriages being officially recognised throughout Japan?

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