Get Asahi Super Dry beer in a spring sakura package for a limited time!

It’s still in the middle of winter in Japan, but beer bottles and cans from Asahi are already dressing up for sakura-filled spring!

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“Graffiti Temple” in Kyoto, where visitors are encouraged to deface the walls

It’s quite normal to hear news of someone graffiting pieces of world heritage and feel a sense of outrage, but Kyoto’s Tandenan Temple actually encourages such scrawl. Our writer Masami grabbed a sharpie and went to check it out.

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50-year-old video of Japan’s Battleship Island shows life in the deserted isle’s glory days 【Video】

Japan’s most famous urban ruins weren’t always deserted, as shown in this video from the 1960s when Gunkanjima’s ghost town was still alive and well.

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J-pop idol fans run amok, drop their pants at Tokyo concert

Many Japanese venues allow concertgoers to wave glow sticks, but waving your junk? That’s a no-no.

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Chill your sake in this stylish ice-like drinking vessel, offered for a limited time only

Do enjoy cold sake? Are you pleased by aesthetic design? Then we’ve found the perfect gift to treat yourself to! Read More

Pen-and-ink illustration takes us on a road trip through the whimsical world of Ghibli

How many different movies can you find in this one piece of art?

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Take your co-op gaming to the next level with this giant Famicom controller

The family that games together on a giant controller…probably gets in lots of fights when someone is late to press jump.

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Japan conformist? Not for one of these seven adorable pups 【Photos】

One of these puppies isn’t interested in fitting in, and Japan is more than OK with that.

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Impatient Chinese man’s decision to jump kick elevator door is a surprisingly poor one 【Video】

Don’t pick a fight with an elevator, because the elevator always wins.

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Someone is making new Hello Kitty flip phone in 2016…and we actually kind of want one!

Tired of the battle between iOS and Android? Time to get a Hello Kitty flip phone!

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Japanese gamers hard at work on amazing Dragon Quest Builders structures

The spin-off building-cum-adventuring game debuted just over a week ago, but Japanese gamers are already showing off their most brilliant and wacky creations.

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Japanese cats channel their inner demon during the chilly month of February

February is a hard month to face, so why not put on a mask and greet it looking like something else?

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Artist creates the most amazing headwear out of the most innocuous material【Art】

These baroque-style wigs made entirely from paper are going to ba-low you away.

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Listen to your anisongs in style with these cute & tasteful hi-res GochiUsa headphones

Indulge your GochiUsa obsession with these classy but cute Rabbit House headphones.

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Japan’s chubby musical cat toys are a ridiculously cute piano substitute 【Video】

Why tickle the ivories or shred an ax when you can make music by squeezing some cats?

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Champion figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu to make on-screen acting debut as samurai lord!

He’s handsome, talented and an Olympic gold medalist. And now, Yuzuru Hanyu will be making his screen debut as a samurai lord in the Edo period!

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Singaporeans are getting creative when it comes to combating the low fertility rate

With one of the lowest birth rates in the world, activists in Singapore are using clever advertising campaigns and humor to try to trigger a baby boom.

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Superhuman forces collide when three of our writers take on a pro in an 11-pound curry eat-off!

RocketNews24’s mightiest eaters assemble to take on competitive eater and devourer of all things delicious (and possibly the occasional soul too) Sachiyo Masubuchi.

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Lotteria serves up Shinkansen H5 Series Set to mark inaugural bullet train service to Hokkaido

Because the best way to celebrate the arrival of a fast train is with a serving of fast food.

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Cute PC character cushions from Japan protect your wrists, keep you company at the same time

Who said wrist rests have to be boring?

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