Harajuku

Dragon Ball anime cafes set to open in Tokyo and Osaka next month

Special eateries celebrate animated hit’s 30th anniversary.

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Harajuku based clothing chain releases official line of Pokémon skirts and tops

The range features characters like Eeevee, Ditto, Mew, and Snorlax.

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Japanese dessert lovers go crazy for crème brûlée crêpes at new Harajuku crêperie

The famous delicacy from Toyama Prefecture is now one of the most sought after sweets in the heart of Tokyo!

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Japanese cafe chain serves up purple pancakes for Halloween

The sweet stack isn’t the only brightly coloured item on the menu!

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Huge range of Japanese Kit Kat flavours available at new pop-up museum in Tokyo for limited time

With 18 hard-to-find Kit Kat items on the menu, this is an extremely rare opportunity you won’t want to miss!

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Dramatic scenes at Harajuku Station as Typhoon Mindulle makes landfall in Japan

Tokyo’s Yamanote Line was suspended for hours in both directions today due to the incident.

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Show your love of Japanese cuisine with cute range of sushi backpacks

Bring the crazy spirit of Harajuku fashion culture to your wardrobe by adding a giant slice of raw fish to your outfit.

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Foreigners reveal photos they take of Japan on their phones while on holiday

From whacky, head-scratching sights to mysterious places of exotic beauty, this video clip reveals Japan through the eyes of travelling foreigners.

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Japan’s Harajuku Station to be rebuilt ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

East Japan Railway Company today released images of new building designs planned for three stations on two of the city’s popular train lines.

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How do you get to Sesame Street? Just head to Harajuku!

Just because Sesame Street is a show for kids, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some Elmo-shaped food!

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New “rolling” umbrella with wheels lets you take it for a stroll on rainy days

It’s the perfect way to stand out while staying dry during the rainy season.

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We ask a Harajuku street fashion merchant to dress Mr. Sato for under $100 【Photos】

Will Mr. Sato be able to find the perfect outfit in the trendy Tokyo neighborhood?

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Our reporter wears the Boku Sera schoolgirl outfit, visits Harajuku, takes purikura

Fellas, want to know how to spend the perfect day as a high school girl in Japan? It involves selfies, food pics, purikura, shopping, crepes, and of course, the new spring Boku Sera sailor suit uniform!

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Lola’s Cupcakes and Magnolia Bakery bring out sakura cupcakes in Japan for a limited time

Famous bakeries from London and New York create limited edition cherry blossom cupcakes just for Japan.

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Ultra-fashionable cat cafe set to open this month in Tokyo’s ultra-trendy Harajuku neighborhood

Cute cats are ready to play with Toyko’s beautiful people.

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Rilakkuma Cafe opening in Tokyo, with an extra side of cuteness

For a limited time during March and April, the Harajuku’s Rilakkuma Cafe in a Honey Forest Cafe will be serving up adorable Rilakkuma-inspired dishes and desserts.

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Our reporters become Kiki and Lala Lolitas at transformation salon in Harajuku

We sent two of our Japanese writers to dress up in matching Kiki & Lala Little Twin Stars cosplay in Harajuku!

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How far will 10,000 yen get you in Harajuku’s fashion world with the aid of two teenage experts?

Our reporter’s fashion quest continues as he ventures into the ultra-hip jungle of Tokyo’s Harajuku with a mere 10,000 yen (US$85), this time enlisting the help of two high school girls who know the terrain like the back of their hands.

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Eye-opening tutorial reveals daily makeup routine of a Japanese kuro-gyaru【Video】

There’s no blending or subtle shading in this daily makeup tutorial.

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Harajuku kimono event aims to usher in the new year in style!

You may not think of kimono when you think of Harajuku fashion, but department store Laforet is looking to change all that with a limited-time event!

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