Centuries of Japanese tradition welcomes a contemporary anime character to its ranks.
All Stories by Oona McGee
Bring some Ghibli magic into the kitchen with Calcifer from Howl’s Moving Castle and the famous fish pie from Kiki’s Delivery Service.
The beautiful four-layered Frappuccino is filled with jelly made from Starbucks’ roast espresso blend.
And Japanese Twitter users are quick to provide us with some hilarious political commentary.
Both these limited-edition Japan releases contain new ingredients used for the first time ever in the history of the company.
From well-known anime characters to traditional Japanese imagery, this artist creates an astonishing amount of detail with card and a paper cutter.
The look of happiness on this adorable pup’s face makes us want to run out to the park and act like kids again.
The gigantic new waterslide combines several thrilling slide elements into one monster experience.
As you’d see in any election race, there are sweet characters, stern faces and some crazy candidates you’d never think would win…
While many believe the tradition of making the ghost-like doll can be traced back to a bald-headed monk, history suggests it actually began with a small girl.
Kuraberu Tōzai presents an easy-to-understand compilation of regional differences between Tokyo and Osaka in terms of cuisines, art, and cultural traditions.
Will station staff let him give up his kaiju monster-fighting days and allow him to commute like an ordinary Japanese salaryman?
The man who kneads rice at incredible speeds of three hits per second lets us into his world and tells us why he lives for making mochi.
Recordings of multiple sightings of the bright light also show the visible plume it left as it streaked down from the sky.
The discovery of more than 60 cats in a cafe space of 30 square metres (323 square feet) has prompted the first shut-down of its kind in the country.
It’s amazing to see what a cat can get up to in the city during the night and day.
Forget the little old lady who lived in a shoe; there’s a Japanese family who lives in a milk carton.
Afternoon Tea TEAROOM is recalling the affected batch of fried items after customers complained of numbness in their tongues.
Whether you’re a man or a woman, now you can swim like a sailor thrown overboard and look cute while you do it.
Sometimes there are restaurants you want to keep a secret all to yourself, and this is definitely one of them.