Mario and Luigi appear in a new artwork that combines traditional Japanese art techniques with the modern-day video game world.
All Stories by Oona McGee
Say hello to six chocolates in handsome human form.
Japan’s popular shrimp-flavoured snack now comes covered in a coating of dark green matcha chocolate.
Step into a magical world where girls go about their daily lives alongside a giant, gentle canine protector.
The delicious Disney Princess release is in honour of Girls’ Day in Japan this year.
From Fallout to One Punch Man, these kitties know how to cosplay.
Japanese artists reveal their imaginative flair by drawing each other’s pictures from memory.
Male customers can receive same-sex kabe-don with romantic ear-whispering from the staff member of their choice this Valentine’s Day.
If you need to flag something important, these cheeky kittens will do the job for you.
One of the most popular colours is called “Kotori Beige”, based on the character from Love Live!
The range even includes a couple of sporty kimono.
Inside a phone booth, a table, and in the shape of an old Japanese lantern, these fish tanks are some of the most unusual we’ve seen.
Takoyaki, Japan’s ever-popular street food gets a sweet gourmet makeover in time for Valentine’s Day.
Japanese beverage maker Suntory has just announced it will be releasing its first-ever cherry blossom-flavoured Pepsi this spring.
Customised lingerie service offers a range of options which are a perfect match for some of the anime world’s most popular characters.
The famous illustration has stepped out from the page and into the world as a fully poseable action figure.
Forget about renting an obviously unbelievable hottie; these rental boyfriends charm with more attainable good looks.
Edo-period artwork gets the cute cat treatment in Japan.
Lotte’s gum brands become samurai warriors from the Shinsengumi and fight to protect a tooth that claims to be a high school girl.
Because the best way to celebrate the arrival of a fast train is with a serving of fast food.