Japan

Pokémon Go at the American Embassy in Japan: A Police Officer Appears!

Uh, oh! Mr. Sato’s on a different kind of diplomatic mission…

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Could the Pokémon GO model be the future of idol singer management video games?

With a few tweaks, the smash-hit Pokémon mobile game could be the perfect framework for idol-rearing franchises.

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In Japan and the rest of the world, 2017 comes with a bit of extra time thanks to the leap second

Have you ever wished you had just a little more time? Well, you should have been more specific!

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Japan’s new Pokémon cosmetics will have you looking pretty in Pika

Female Pikachu takes center stage in promoting new line of makeup created with Japanese fashion brand.

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Got tattoos, but still want to experience a Japanese hot spring? It’s no problem here!

At this enlightened facility, the management would rather people gaze at Mt. Fuji than worry about their fellow bathers’ body art.

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Cute cat can’t stop putting its paw on human’s mouth【Video】

This sleepy kitty knows what it wants and there’s nothing its owner can do about it.

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Religious solicitors bothering you? Japanese Twitter user has an easy way to get rid of them

If you’re one of the many people who’d rather be playing video games than discussing religion with a stranger, this is one trick you’ll want to know.

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China creates its own version of Pokémon Go called “City Spirits Go”

China’s knock-off game has a number of surprisingly similar elements and characters that look weirdly like the originals from Pokémon Go.

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Tiny houses are back and more versatile than ever with Yadokari and Enjoyworks’ Skeleton Huts!

Would you like your new tiny house in Small or Large?

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New laws could inadvertently ban Pokémon GO in some areas of Japan

Soon it may become illegal to take any photos from “hidden cameras” in Shiga Prefecture, which may mean a ban on catching Pokémon with your smart phones – Nooooo!!!

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Catch Pokémon in the real world by checking out their real-life counterparts!

How well do you know your Pokémon? This clever photo guide shows you what your cute little Pokémon buddies really look like in real-life.

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Kobe police on the lookout for man blowing kisses in public

Police are advising not to approach the suspect who may also be capable of hurling complements or playing “In Your Eyes” by Peter Gabriel from a distance.

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Sweet soft serve corn ice cream on grilled corn? We try Dominique Ansel’s new Crème de la Corn

Oh, golden corn, how sweet you are — but you’re even sweeter as this new soft serve ice cream on grilled corn from Dominque Ansel Bakery Japan!

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Hanshin Rail Line gives hilariously cute reason for train delay

This has to be the cutest excuse for a train delay we’ve ever seen involving a train driver, a dog, and a cookie.

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Are people already playing Pokémon Go in Asia?

Even though Pokémon GO is not yet available to download in Asia, there have been rumours of people playing in South Korea and China. Could this be true?

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Pokémon GO can wait while we play with these new Happy Meal toys from McDonald’s Japan

While people in other countries are already enjoying the mobile game, Japan is celebrating the local release of the latest Pokémon movie with exclusive toys from McDonald’s.

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Who wore it better? LowCostCosplay takes on Overwatch’s Mercy and many more!

LowCostCosplay never fails to entertain with their creative interpretations of some of our favorite characters!

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6 things people in Japan should watch out for when Pokémon Go lands in the country

With the augmented reality world of Pokémon Go on its way to the Land of the Rising Sun, here are six things people in Japan should watch out for when the game hits its shores.

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Roomba relishes freedom while zipping at ridiculous speeds across a park

This family decided to take their Roomba for a walk — but this Roomba doesn’t do walking!

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Awesome “Poké-drone” video shows how to catch the monsters in Pokémon Go from the air【Video】

As if flying a drone around isn’t cool enough, imagine flying a drone that helps you catch the Pokémon in Pokémon GO that you couldn’t otherwise reach.

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