Our writer Meg gets a taste of Kiri Cafe, a cream cheese-lover’s paradise!

Kiri cheese is celebrating its 50th year with a limited-time cafe, open in Tokyo for one month only, so of course we had to check it out!

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Amazing side-by-side images capture a century of change in China【Pics】

We’ve seen how Chinese beauty has changed over the past 100 years, but what about the landscape itself?

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Baked fresh to your specs in just one minute: 800 Degrees Pizza opens first store in Japan

Neapolitan-style pizza comes to Shinjuku, with fully customisable pies baked from raw to crisp perfection in only one minute using wood-burning ovens.

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Backlash as Japanese police tweet warns women to not ride elevators alone with men

A tweet made by Osaka police in response to a molestation case has resulted in severe backlash and cries of victim shaming.

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Japanese dog hotel and groomer opens adorable “puppy pre-school”【Photos】

It’s not just kids who started school year this April—proud pet parents in Tokyo are sending their furry friends off for housetraining at this cute “kindergarten” that’s just for dogs.

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Get your hands on the Nanoblock version of Evangelion Unit-01, coming this month

Spice up your work space with a model of Eva Unit-01 from the hit anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion (wimpy teenage pilot not included)!

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Nintendo to stream special animated short ahead of Star Fox Zero’s release【Video】

The animation is set to air later this week ahead of the new game’s release—and you can watch a preview of it right here!

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Kansai Electric celebrates turning 65 with a look into the past

The Osaka area’s Kansai Electric Power Company, also known as KEPCO, has recently released a new commercial that’s a nostalgia-inducing picture-walk through the last 65 years of life in Japan.

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Time to go bananas for McDonald’s Japan’s chocolate banana smoothie and other new treats

This spring, the Golden Arches might look just a bit like yellow bananas.

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Violent winds pound Tokyo, topple mid-construction nine-story building 【Video】

Passersby witness frightening scene as it happens.

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New Twitter trend: High school girls posing in noodle restaurants

The Japanese noodle restaurant chain Marugame Seimen, which specializes in udon (thick wheat noodles), has started a social media marketing campaign targeted at high school-age girls, JK Udon Kawaii (“High School Girls Udon Cute”).

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Set your hair with the awesome new Cardcaptor Sakura Sealing Wand anime hair dryer

Who needs the magic of the Windy card when you’ve got this handy grooming aid?

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Idolmaster anime becoming Korean-drama, idol applications to be accepted from around the world!

South Korea will receive a live-action drama adaptation of the hit idol video game and anime franchise, with a few significant changes.

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This is what happens when you cook rice with coffee in your rice cooker 【Rocket Kitchen】

In the name of science, our caffeine-addicted team of intrepid reporters continue their culinary tradition of trying their taste buds to the limits.

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This Japan Airlines hottie is setting female netizens’ hearts aflutter【Video】

JAL returns with another dance video, this time with new costumes and a handsome male member who can really bust a move.

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Curry-nai! Legendary X Japan story births new line of instant curry

We get our hands on a box of curry from veteran rockers X Japan and feel the burning deep within our hearts, never to look back…

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Traditional Japanese sakura mochi confection meets western pie at Tokyo pie eatery!【Taste Test】

Sakura season in Tokyo isn’t quite yet finished — at least the season for tasting it isn’t!

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New “Submariner Camera” is ready to get up close and personal with your pet fish

This new device will take playful pictures of Goldy, Bubbles, and the rest of your piscine pals.

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We try cute Sailor Moon-themed drinks and food at the new Chibiusa Cafe in Tokyo

From star compact burgers to “beauty charge” juices, this is the best way to consume a bit of Sailor Moon magic.

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We got a sneak peek at the stellar Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Exhibit【Photos】

We knew it was going to be sailor-tastic, but it’s better than we imagined.

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