Beat the crowds and skip the tourist traps with this guide to the little-known gems in the region.
All Stories by Oona McGee
The long-awaited release of the Muji Hut has finally arrived, and the first lots for sale come complete with a garden.
Fire ramen has the potential to singe your eyebrows but that’s all part of the appeal.
Dramatic scenes were captured on film today as specialist teams and truckloads of equipment were sent to the busy station in Tokyo.
From racy red to baby pink, now there’s a virgin-killing sweater to suit all tastes and occasions.
Two strangers came together over the theme song from an 80s film starring David Bowie.
Moulded by hand by a sushi chef in front of you at the counter, this impressive selection is the type of special locals usually keep a secret to themselves.
The “Phantom Nugget Thief” and his son front a new campaign to promote this intriguing “parent-and-child” sauce set.
This artist perfectly captures all the joy and hardship that comes with being a new mum.
So does this mean you have to do a headstand to insert your face into the comic panel?
Recipes don’t always turn out how you expect them to.
These legs turned heads on the weekend as they ran on the wind like a character in a video game.
The well-known doughnut chain is now the place to go for Michelin-quality ramen.
People around Japan are spreading news of the J-Alert System and the manual that explains what to do in the event of an armed attack.
If there was an award for most male-on-male kisses in a mainstream music video, this idol group would take home first prize.
The well-known duo take us on a spectacular journey to some of Japan’s most famous sites, complete with some gorgeous Sailor Moon cosplay.
The unusual machine with the sweet folded paper designs is warming people’s hearts around Japan.
Come with us as we take you through some of the interesting things you can discover inside one of the country’s most historic stations and the busiest train station in the world.
For the first time ever, the Frappuccino now comes with a domed pie crust lid, and it’s one of many reasons we’re in love with this new release.
This quick and easy technique for spotting a soon-to-fall blossom is surprising even the most ardent cherry blossom lovers in Japan.