Travelers can go back to school at cool Japanese hotel converted from rural schoolhouse

Come for the retro architecture, stay for the bath and swimming pool filled with onsen hot spring water!

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2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will Blow. You. Away.

Japan hasn’t hosted the Summer Olympics since 1964; three years from now marks their big chance to impress everyone on the world stage.

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Pokémon Sun and Moon Meets Parkour in Real Life 【Video】

Pikachu runs and leaps over obstacles as he chases after Team Skull in this epic Alola Island adventure.

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This buffet offers over 100 matcha-infused choices for the ultimate matcha experience in Kyoto

That includes nearly 30 different matcha sweets and 50 kinds of ice cream!

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Ramen restaurant’s new branch has had continuous line of waiting customers for 250 hours

Fukuoka chain Ichiran expands to new country, immediately wins over the locals.

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Starter Pokémon skin care face packs let you transform into your first Pocket Monster partner

Pikachu and other classic starter Pokémon face packs, of course, give fans special reasons to use ‘em all.

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Husband “Death Note” shows dark side of Twitter, and married life

Fortunately for these bad husbands, no “shinigami” death gods seem involved…yet.

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Cosplay catastrophe countermeasure: How to keep your makeup nice at a sweaty anime convention

Many fans say anime isn’t for little kids, but this cosplay solution makes use of something that is.

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After years of stomping on enemies, Nintendo’s Mario becomes a stamp series in Japan

Peach and Luigi featured too, but one series regular is left off the postage.

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Travelers can destroy roof tiles with martial arts strikes at new business in Tokyo【Videos】

Tired of temples? Asakusa entertainment spot will let you bust up some kawara.

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Super NES Classic Edition announced, brings back the ‘90s in more ways than you can imagine

Nintendo’s new retro system includes a never-before released game, plus some of the odder elements of gaming in the 16-bit era.

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Japanese quality! Antique 70-year-old battery still works great to power a modern calculator

This WWII-era battery still has what it takes to tumble with modern devices.

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New anime film from former Studio Ghibli director takes over ads and packaging at the supermarket

Characters from Mary and the Witch’s Flower team up with prominent brands for a spectacular promotional campaign.

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Namco creates the perfect plushie bag for your little pal

Why let your plushies sit inside your room all day? Now you can take them out for a walk.

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Tokyo cafe’s rainbow cheesecake is only the beginning of its crazily awesome dessert lineup

Menu includes “unicorn” and “rainbow” flavors, the latter of which looks like nothing we’ve seen and tastes nothing like what we expected.

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Seven awesome mint chocolate Japanese convenience store sweets, and a chart to find your favorite

Here’s your convenience store snack survival guide, for when “all of the above” isn’t an option.

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Majority of Japanese kids in survey almost never take a dump at school

Potential embarrassment and squat toilets among factors not conducive to pooping in educational institutions.

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18 year-old Japanese man spotted in Germany with amazing top skills 【Video】

That’s “top” as in a “spinning top” not like “top class,” but then again, he probably is… Ah, just watch the darn video.

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Japanese zoo will let anime-loving penguin keep his 2-D wife for the indefinite future

Otaku love conquers all.

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Japanese elementary school students smash Guinness World Record in team skipping

Their amazing speed has them joining the ranks of other incredible record-holding skippers from Japan.

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