Japan

Step into a fairy tale at Japan’s new Beauty and the Beast themed cafe restaurant

This new eatery is transporting diners to another world with its special menu and atmospheric rooms.

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Capybara characters ride on each other’s heads and walk home through Japanese shopping mall

Just another regular day in Japan.

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Winter 2016 Cat Punch Gloves from Felissimo come with adorable new details

Whether you’re swiping at a mobile game or making a point, these cats keep their paws on your finger everywhere you go!

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Tokyo shopping center celebrates Halloween with so, so many eyeball-shaped sweets 【Photos】

Eyeballs for everybody! Oh, except the teddy bear cake that they clawed one off of.

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Japanese dessert lovers go crazy for crème brûlée crêpes at new Harajuku crêperie

The famous delicacy from Toyama Prefecture is now one of the most sought after sweets in the heart of Tokyo!

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The 10 most beautiful places to see the autumn leaves in Japan, as chosen by travelers

Ranking of Japan’s best fall colors will have you ready to head into the great (and red) outdoors.

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Japanese gamer shares images of most realistic Pokémon Go gym battle ever

Okinawan seaside becomes the perfect setting for this Lapras vs Gyarados showdown.

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VR and GPS combine for new Japanese castle and historical landmark sightseeing app

Introducing the “Street Museum” smartphone app enhanced with VR contents to make your travels that much more memorable.

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New Suntory Japanese beer tells you what time to drink it

According to Suntory Japan, different times of the day call for different types of beer.

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Kenji Kamiyama Teases Ghost in the Shell News

Anime director Kenji Kamiyama teased news of a new Ghost in the Shell in his official Twitter account on September 19.

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One-Punch Man anime is coming back for a second season!

It sounds too good to be true, but it’s actually happening.

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Japanese collector buys one of the most expensive and exclusive life-sized figurines ever made

Priced at $19,600 and with only ten ever produced, this is one special delivery you don’t get to see every day.

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Woman kills self jumping onto train tracks, delay causes conductor to jump off tracks at other station

Approximately 20 minutes after an elderly woman leapt in front of an express train, a conductor threw himself from an elevated train track down the line.

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Cute cat fights yearning desire to eat food on table with adorable results【Video】

The way this cat stares longingly at the dish while attempting to control her rising paw is winning hearts all over the Internet.

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Japanese commenters hypothesize the source of a Goomba’s Killer Touch

Is Mario a total wimp, or do Goombas have something hidden up their sleeves? Oh, wait…

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We talk to Matt Damon in Tokyo about films, Tommy Lee Jones and how to be cool like Jason Bourne

On 7 October, Japan finally gets to enjoy Jason Bourne, the latest instalment in the Bourne movie series, and ahead of the movie’s release our Japanese reporters were lucky enough to enjoy some time with Matt Damon.

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Mega-hit Your Name. reimagined as a horror movie is terrifyingly perfect

Strange cosmic events, sketchy writing on an arm and tears are all fodder for scary movies.
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This Studio Ghibli-style “Legend of Zelda” video hits all the right notes 【Video】

Let’s start a petition to get this made in to a feature-length film right now!

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Japanese family find creatives solution after “tanuki” sends daughter letter, promises play date

Don’t forget the cream puff!

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Japanese cafe chain serves up purple pancakes for Halloween

The sweet stack isn’t the only brightly coloured item on the menu!

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