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Free onsen! Kyushu resort shipping hot spring water to homes across Japan in thank-you program

Travelers have been visiting Beppu for its natural baths for years, but now the onsen is coming to them instead.

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Japanese theme park now offering fake thugs you can “beat up” to impress your girlfriend【Video】

Flash mob scenarios include one seemingly inspired by anime hit Your Name.

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Pretty in pink: Sakura curry available in Japan for a limited time

Not quite ready to say goodbye to the cherry blossoms? Then it’s time to enjoy some sakura curry.

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Sleep like a samurai – Travel provider offers one-night stay in a Japanese castle

Free package includes dinner modeled after meals eaten by feudal lords

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Cosplayer makes impressive replica of a remote bomb from Zelda: Breath of the Wild

It looks just like the real thing, without the risk of explosion.

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Japan’s samurai armor bag collection expands with new designs, colors【Photos】

Now there are even more ways to mix old-school aesthetics with modern fashion.

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Japanese AI app features robot that can communicate like a “real girlfriend”

The Japanese smartphone application and artificial intelligence engine SELF, which features a highly-detailed female robot named Ai Furuse, has just added upgraded conversation functionality, promising, “communication close to that of a real girlfriend or partner.”

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Japanese supermarket sushi becomes even more awesome with cool new packaging innovation

Sushi from the grocery store gets an extra touch of class thanks to one tiny tweak.

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Tokyo Disneyland employees are willing to take your bloody tissues off your hands, guest reveals

Hardcore hospitality recalled in comical recreation.

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Anime legs fly high in the sky, look just like a video game glitch come to life in Japan【Video】

These legs turned heads on the weekend as they ran on the wind like a character in a video game.

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Creating a cat island – Japanese organization plans to buy island turn it into kitty paradise

Cat cafe operator Neco Republic comes one step closer to founding its own country.

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Japanese origami vending machine makes news around the country

The unusual machine with the sweet folded paper designs is warming people’s hearts around Japan.

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Japan’s hot spring amusement park announces first rides, and onsen merry-go-round makes the cut!

Kyushu amusement park will also have “artificial intelligence duck races.”

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Our Japanese-language reporter dishes on the differences between cool guys in Tokyo and Osaka

Seiji Nakazawa, our Osaka-raised correspondent, shares what he thinks the region-based criteria are for ikemen in Japan’s two major cites.

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Mouth-watering customized Japanese cooking sauces offered by mail-order company

Because Sriracha was so last year.

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Amazing Pringles flavours exist in Japan

Come with us as we take you through the ultimate collection of all the Pringles flavours ever produced in Japan.

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Crazy cool product ideas designed by Japanese Twitter that we wish were real

Necessity is the mother of inventions… and we need these!

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Marvel Age of Heroes Exhibition opens in Tokyo, and we stop by to experience the heroic display

Giant statues, themed food, and exclusive merchandise are all part of the event at Roppongi Hills.

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Mister Donut teams up with Kyoto tea specialist for new premium matcha doughnut range

The collection includes half a dozen delicious doughnuts and two powdered green tea beverages.

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Starbucks Japan brings out new American Cherry Pie Frappuccino

The amazing new beverage is set to provide customers with a whole new drinking experience.

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