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Divinely delicious-looking Japanese chocolates draw inspiration from ancient Shinto tradition

Magatama beads have been around for millennia, but this is the first time we’ve seen them in sweet, edible form.

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Starbucks teams up with Japanese clothing brand to create stylish new contactless payment system

Check out how the cool crowd orders coffee at Starbucks in Japan.

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Anime artist dad turns young sons’ sketches into awesome animation character designs

Concept art was apparently too good to just put up on the family fridge.

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Cafe in Tokyo is a quiet haven for book lovers, provides magical desk space for readers

This place will make you feel like you’ve been whisked away into a mystical story world.

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Japanese Twitter’s coolest song right now is based on the McDonald’s deep fryer chime【Video】

Fast food can make your body fat, but apparently McDonald’s fries can make your beats phat too.

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Samurai sword and ninja star chocolates from Japan cut open a whole new way to eat sweets

The worlds of katana and candy collide just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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Tokyo’s “bookstore hotel” adds a bar for travelers who love reading and drinking

Just be careful not to spill your drink on the pages you’re reading.

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Tokyo bus operator adds free-to-use USB chargers for tech-loving passengers

While you’re progressing towards your destination, your smartphone could be progressing towards a full charge.

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Japanese maid displays awesome sword skills in the snow【Video】

With impressive moves like these, this is one maid you don’t want to double-cross.

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One of the most beautiful views in Tokyo is inside this cafe’s coffee cups

Nope, that’s not latte foam art of Tokyo Tower!

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Awesome Japanese ramen restaurant has the Batcave of bathrooms【Video】

This must be how Bruce Wayne secretly uses the bathroom after eating his noodles.

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Gigantic 81-foot Evangelion statue goes up in Shanghai

Recreation of anime’s Unit-01 sets very specific Guinness World Record.

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Tokyo government teams up with Japanese rapper to promote roller coaster subway system【Video】

Take a look at Tokyo’s underground tunnels from the driver’s seat of a train in this awesome new music video.

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When they’re done holding your keys, let your anime keychains start a second career decorating your home.

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Snorlax Pokémon slippers are awesomely adorable, make sounds when you take a step【Video】

If you’re a Pokémon fan who plans on getting out of bed sometime today, you’ll want these.

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Japan’s Prime Minister has team of gloved officials that operates as his personal turn signal【Vid】

Here’s how the Prime Minister of Japan going for a drive is different from when you or I do it.

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Japanese Star Wars fan builds amazing levitating Millennium Falcon model【Video】

No strings or CG here; it’s all science and craftsmanship.

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Twitter user finds incredibly clever way to reuse Japanese capsule toy containers

Sure, the toys are cool, but it turns out their cases can be pretty useful too.

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Pac-Man rickshaw rides available for a limited time around Asakusa’s famous Senso-ji temple

The magical rides include mysterious “invisible” ghosts chasing the carriage, which can be seen by passers-by.

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KFC Japan releases special finger sheaths for hassle-free fried chicken eating

Their chicken might be finger lickin’ good, but now we don’t have to put up with any of the oily mess that comes with it!

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