Mr. Sato visits a virtually abandoned station that continues to operate in Yokohama.
All Stories by Master Blaster
With a lot of luck on their side, everyone made it out uninjured.
It’s a tale of two city councilmen like no other.
It was also probably the slowest lap ever recorded on the notorious race track, but that’s understandable.
One of Japan’s premier names in rock music, Guitar Wolf, is looking for a new bassist, and our reporter Seiji Nakazawa has filled out his resume.
You can’t put a price on safe sex. At least that’s what Chinese company Scisky is banking on.
Sometimes it pays to look intimidating.
One quaint little town calling themselves “Japan’s USA” unexpectedly found themselves in hot water for celebrating the new American president.
Six-year-old Ai-chan is getting the full idol experience at a young age: the singing, dancing, meeting fans, and even the occasional hatchet-job by the media.
Piko Taro is the creation of a real musician with real talent named Kosaka Daimao, but unfortunately for him, Piko will be the one playing the Budokan this March.
This “unsinkable convenience store” has become a source of inspiration for exam-takers all over and business couldn’t be better as a result.
For some people, living an idyllic life of apples and cake is hard to relate to. For those people the makers of Hello Kitty bring you Aggretsuko.
The debate continues over whether plying a carp with booze is inhumane treatment of animals or a treasured part of Japan’s cultural heritage.
One burger to rule them all…
For some young adults in Japan, Coming of Age Day is a somewhat solemn or drab affair, but in Kita-Kyushu it is anything but.
It seems obvious, but “when does water stop being water?” can be a tricky question to answer.
McDonald’s Japan is getting off to a good start this year by announcing the return of their beloved curly fries.
Tired of reading about lucky bags but not being able to own one? Well, courtesy of our Kenyan correspondent Luka Sunte some are up for grabs…but it won’t be easy to get one.
Recent study suggests that Japanese males are significantly less interested in getting wasted as they used to be.
Once again, to feel the true thrill of the gamble of a New Year’s fukubukuro (lucky bag) Mr. Sato doubles down and grabs a bag of junk… or is it?