Japanese artist’s meaningful chopstick rests pieced together by the waves and traditional kintsugi

Tomomi Kamoshita’s exquisite works of art will be on display at an upcoming exhibition in New York City dedicated to earthquake relief in Japan.

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Japanese superhero Ultraman spotted going to work on the Yamanote train line in Tokyo

Will station staff let him give up his kaiju monster-fighting days and allow him to commute like an ordinary Japanese salaryman?

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Cockroaches in Japan becoming 200 times more resistant to insecticide

Good News! Nature’s most unsettling house guest is getting stronger.

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Kyoto University study finds that cats have interest in phsyics

As long as it’s with regards to Newton’s laws of motion and electromagnets, research shows curiosity does not kill the cat after all.

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The fastest mochi maker in Japan reveals secrets of his technique【Video】

The man who kneads rice at incredible speeds of three hits per second lets us into his world and tells us why he lives for making mochi.

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Ready to be scared? It’s the clash of the curses in Sadako vs Kayako!【Review】

Two of Japanese horror’s biggest names came together in the newly released film Sadako vs Kayako, and you can bet we weren’t about to miss it! 

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Naked man strolls up to Akihabara Station in Tokyo to buy a train ticket 【Photos】

Good thing he had a backpack, because where else was he going to stick his change?

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People in Japan capture images of fireball plummeting towards earth in night sky【Video】

Recordings of multiple sightings of the bright light also show the visible plume it left as it streaked down from the sky.

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Japanese government hires official pirate hunter to search Internet for illegal anime uploads

Avast, otaku, for the Japanese government is stepping up its piracy countermeasures.

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Japanese cat cafe shut down permanently by Tokyo government for animal welfare violations

The discovery of more than 60 cats in a cafe space of 30 square metres (323 square feet) has prompted the first shut-down of its kind in the country.

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Drawing a cop flipping over another cop while they fire guns? There’s a reference book for that!

Two cops, a gang and a macho man meet. This isn’t the start of a joke, it’s Action Pose 2!

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Our reporter gets a genderless makeover and turns himself into Harajuku model Ryucheru

Nakazawa takes on the genderless-style trend currently sweeping Harajuku.

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We’re not sure if these cat’s eye contacts are cute or creepy

Cosmetics company Eye Style teams with popular Japanese cosplayer Nekomu Otogi to release these cute but disturbing cat’s eye contact lenses.

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Shiba Inu watches humans on YouTube, internet has officially come full circle 【Videos】

So that’s who’s been making all those YouTube comments….

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Otterly adorable otters are here to make your day【Photos】

You otter stop what you’re doing and check these out. You’ll thank us later.

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Japanese photographer captures the lives of cats in Tokyo with beautiful results

It’s amazing to see what a cat can get up to in the city during the night and day.

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The future is now! Star Wars circuit board phone and train pass cases light up without batteries

See this, you must!

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Always keep some cats hanging around with these Neko Atsume hanging cup figures

Decorate your drinks with this adorable Kitty Collector, six-figure set.

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Japanese lingerie maker Peach John charms us with line of Alice in Wonderland themed loungewear

Now you can relax in comfortable loungewear while feeling like you’re in Alice’s Wonderland!!

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Japanese family lives and works in a milk carton house in Hiroshima

Forget the little old lady who lived in a shoe; there’s a Japanese family who lives in a milk carton.

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