Recent animal rights complaints had some thinking plans would be scrapped, but the eve mainstay will be part of this year’s event after all.
Fans of Star Wars, Final Fantasy and Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen have fallen in love with this year’s breathtaking giant displays.
Is your spirit more of a Sapporo beer or a Sapporo bear? Find out with these kanji from the north that stump even Japanese people.
This little guy sets a shining example for goldfish everywhere – people could learn a thing or two from it as well.
And yes, of course ramen pizza comes with one of Japan’s favorite toppings.
Domino’s Japan announces that they’re seriously considering this as an option for sending out pizzas this winter.
An unexpected layer of white was added to the autumn foliage colours this year.
”Why fly when you can ride?” this crow in Sapporo seems to be asking.
Pardon my language, or actually this tourist center restroom poster’s language.
Perhaps Hello Crab was a secret best left undiscovered.
Loan services could be set to disappear with organisations now running dangerously low on stock.
Sapporo’s Nagoyaka-tei takes full responsibility for these (literally) over the top roe-lover’s rolls.
Japan’s favourite cat is bringing cute back to melons this year — but how much will they cost?
Actually, he sort of found them.
The question on everyone’s lips was: how fast can Sadako throw?
With still no sign of the seven-year-old, some are doubting the accuracy of his parents’ account of where he was last seen.
With no sign yet of the seven-year-old, new details have emerged about the chain of events that led to the ongoing crisis.
Search for child lost in Hokkaido still ongoing.
This Hokkaido ramen joint’s chashu is extremely tasty, so it’s a good thing they give you a ton of it.