Creators of Pokémon Go apologise for game’s late arrival in video address to players in Japan

The message from the creators also includes safety advice for gamers in Japan.

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Shimamura Boutique shop has the perfect Shiba pillow for a little Shiba Inu

Dog walks into a store, spots his face on a pillow and says, “Buy this!”

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Pokémon Go players discover unusual gym locations around Japan

From parks to university campuses and even a Sega building, here are some of the new Pokémon Go gym locations players have been finding around the country.

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Shopping at Comiket? Don’t forget a Gentleman’s Bag to keep your racy purchases on the down low

Completely opaque bags being offered to keep merchandise in mint condition and away from sensitive eyes.

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Pokémon Go “gyms” and “poke-stops” in Japan located in McDonald’s

Pokémon Go has officially launched in Japan along with the announcement that “poke-stops” and “gyms” are now located in the nearly 3,000 McDonald’s stores around Japan.

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Japanese police make arrest for fake story posted on Twitter following Kumamoto earthquake

A 20-year-old man from Kanagawa Prefecture has been arrested for posting a picture of a lion on Twitter and claiming it was on the loose in Kumamoto.

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Japanese advice columnist shuts down mother who doesn’t want to give son permission to marry

The ultimate mic drop: comparing someone to WWII Imperial Japan.

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The inevitable march of Pokemon Go clones continues as Korean publisher announces “Pororo Go”

The production house behind Korea’s hit kid’s show Pororo the Little Penguin recently announced a partnership with a developer to release an augmented reality game called Pororo Go.

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Chrono Cross opening “The Scars of Time” played on the Otamatone is equal parts majestic, bizarre

Does this mean there could be an Otamatone section next to the violins in the orchestra soon?

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You can’t miss this amazing footage of a diver swimming in harmony with a giant whale shark

Have your breath taken away by this spectacular footage of a woman swimming with a whale shark in the Philippines.

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The simple beauty of Japan’s “rock-paper-scissors” culture

Whether resolving a dispute, deciding who pays the check for lunch, or simply passing the time, Japan’s “Jan-ken” culture is simple, surprisingly elegant, and a lot of fun.

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Japan GO! Pokémon GO finally available in Japan!

After weeks of speculation Pokémon GO is finally officially available to download in Japan and here are some of the links you need.

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We’ve got a burning desire for a Godzilla figure that won’t melt(down) our city

Get ready for the Godzilla vs. Destoroyah figure that is smashing its way into our hearts.

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Japanese girlfriend’s culinary revenge video shows hell hath no fury like a chef scorned【Video】

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, that’s also the best route by which to stab at it.

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Japanese ladies list top five companies whose employees they’d most/least like to date

Which company in Japan has the most and least “eligible bachelor” employees? New study suggests Japanese ladies have strict preferences!
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Mysterious, foul-smelling ooze floods Shinjuku station walkways, terrorizes Tokyoites 【Videos】

Exact makeup of strange liquid still unknown.

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Japanese science museum in deep doo-doo after displaying false facts about poop

Oopsie-poopsie! This science museum reminds us all of the importance of doing proper research.

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These cats “knead” you to show them some love【Video】

Which is honestly not going to be hard to do. Look how cute they are!

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Cold Stone set to offer its first-ever soft-serve ice cream in Japan this month

Japanese dessert lovers have a soft spot for soft-serve, and the popular chain is now happy to oblige them.

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W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 unique Japanese toilet functions【Weird Top Five】

These features will make you flush with excitement.

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