Japanese fishermen start morning wake-up call service to help you get your lazy butt out of bed

Need to get up with the chickens? Leave it to the men who’re already awake and hauling in fish.

Read More

The blue/black or white/gold dress debate gets an anime edition, with a startling answer【Video】

Fan artist clothes one of anime’s top idols in two dresses…or did he?

Read More

Hi-Chew candies get revamped into ice cream sweet treats just in time for summer

The popular candy can now help keep you cool on a hot summer day.

Read More

Gold leaf-covered giant gyoza dumpling now on sale to bring you a bit of luck!

This glittering culinary creation is designed to bring luck to purchasers of Japan’s Dream Jumbo Lottery tickets!

Read More

Manager poisons part-time worker in Japan because of “poor work ethic”

Possibly because he felt disciplining an undesirable employee would have been too awkward, one supervisor turned to poison instead.

Read More

This idol doesn’t let her G-cup breasts get in the way of her rapid T-shirt removal.

Read More

Sailor Moon official smartphone announced, but surprisingly not for Japan

Bundled package includes selfie stick and draws styling cues from multiple magical items used by the anime heroine.

Read More

Tokyo restaurant offers all-you-can-eat Indian, Thai, and Chinese lunch buffet for under 10 bucks

Can’t decide what’s for lunch? Why not have it all!

Read More

New Studio Ghibli handkerchiefs feature Totoro and the Catbus, and have a surprise wrapped inside

If you’ve got a hankering for some anime collectibles and some snacks, you’re covered on both fronts.

Read More

Tokyo Ghoul anime cafe opening in Tokyo, to the joy of ghoulish gourmands

Eat like an undead and indulge in a little light cosplay at this limited-time cafe celebrating the upcoming Tokyo Ghoul franchise.

Read More

W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 Japanese spring foods【Well-Fed Top Five】

Some spring foods are a little… different in Japan.

Read More

Piko Taro appears in new music video for “I Luv It” by South Korean superstar Psy【Video】

The viral hit makers from Japan and South Korea get together to show us their awesome new dance moves.

Read More

Japan’s cat-shaped bento boxes are here to make lunchtime delicious and adorable【Photos】

Each design is modeled after a real-life rescue cat.

Read More

From thigh-revealing outfits to colourful pinafores, there was a lot of humour and sex appeal on display this Maid’s Day.

Read More

We go Brazilian at Tokyo restaurant that offers “Brazilian-style ramen”

Smooth and slippery noodles are accompanied by some surprising sights.

Read More

Gudetama: How did Sanrio’s lethargic egg become so popular in Japan?

The team at Vox shed light onto the development and popularity of the lovable egg with a bum.

Read More

DBZ at Mickey D’s! McDonald’s Japan launches Dragon Ball anime Happy Meal toys【Video】

Would you like a Kamehameha with your burger?

Read More

Asian foreigners give their thoughts on what life is like being Asian in Japan

Much has been written about the experience of being a Western-looking foreigner in Japan. But what is the situation like for foreigners of Asian backgrounds?

Read More

Salamander soup?!? We try “giant salamander rice with green tea” in Kyoto

This “salamander” swims in a bowl of tasty broth with white tapioca “eggs”.

Read More

The woman on the “I’m glad I’m Japanese” posters spotted in Kyoto? She’s actually Chinese

Turns out the controversial posters aren’t quite as nationalistic as their creators likely intended them to be.

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  11. ...
  12. 1056