Japan

The top 10 most mildly infuriating kitchen disasters, as presented by Japanese Twitter

Don’t cry over spilled milk, but definitely cry over some of these.

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Crazy infographic series shows why Japan can feel both shockingly crowded and amazingly empty

The tiny shaded part of each map represents half of the population.

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Mr. Sato meets fans, hands out the treasures of RocketNews24 at Moshi Moshi Nippon Festival

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, so we decided to test that theory at the Japanese pop culture expo.

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More Japanese are marrying friends and acquaintances because they don’t want to bother with dating

Japan’s latest buzzword, “Marriage sans dating,” sheds some light on new Japanese romantic customs.

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Chilling Pokémon fan theory says Mimikyu is actually another Pocket Monster with a 19-year grudge

Could the most infamously blacklisted Pokémon of all time be hiding under that Pikachu costume?

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“Ordinary” foreigner tries to become famous in Japan in new documentary

A “really ordinary person from Australia” attempts to become famous in Japan and is making a film about it.

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Japanese actress wows in stunning edible dress made of vegetable slices【Video】

Why just eat your vegetables when you can wear them too?

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Edo-era recipes are published online, give us a chance to try Japanese foods from centuries past

Vegetarians can rejoice, as meatless options abound!

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Final Fantasy XV finally goes on sale, draws crowd to early-morning launch event in Tokyo【Pics】

Gamers set their alarms and brave the cold in Akihabara.

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Great news: New study shows beer may help curb Alzheimer’s

If you’re looking to stave off dementia, it’s Miller time!

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Japanese Twitter user creates terrifying ‘fluorescent’ rice balls

Check out their recipe for creating these neon edibles and learn how to make your own!

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Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen singer barks like a mad dog in music video for newest song【Video】

Also, Piko Taro really wants us to know that he’s “fire.”

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Humongous Dragon Quest Slimes appear at park in Japan【Photos】

Slimes draw near following conclusion of rice field art project.

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Japanese Twitter user reveals the secret gift foreigners love to get from Japanese tourists

It’s cheap, easy, and it makes their Naruto dreams come true.

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Do young Japanese women want to be housewives?【Interview】

What are some of the reasons for and against becoming a housewife in Japan?

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Japanese comedian parodies Trump, instructs noodle-loving Kyotoites to “Get out of here!”【Video】

Comedian’s portrayal of politician named “Shrimp” is full of confident bluster.

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Anime Your Name passes Princess Mononoke on all-time Japanese box office list, is now at number 3

Only two Japanese-made films have ever earned more, and one of them is about to get knocked down a slot by Makoto Shinkai’s runaway hit.

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Annual event owes its existence to fortuitous wordplay and appreciation of strips of exposed thigh.

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Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen singer accidentally gives epic stink eye to rival Japanese musician

Piko Taro proves he can be funny without even trying.

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Criticisms arise over main character’s voice in English-dubbed “Your Name” trailer

What’s your take on the voices in the English-dubbed Your Name trailer?

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