This is guaranteed to be the extra-credit question on your next history exam!
Typhoon Lionrock has destroyed this month’s special range of Calbee potato chips.
In a society that prides itself on polite customer service, this ticket machine stands out for its hilariously impolite treatment of customers.
“Edo-kiriko” glasses from Starbucks are gorgeous — but also way too expensive. So we got to wondering: Can you get similar gorgeous designs for more reasonable prices?
The anthropomorphized frog and rabbit from the famous 12th century Choju-jinbutsu-giga acquaint themselves with computers, selfie sticks and more in this cute line of miniature figures.
This viral photograph proves that sometimes the best things in life are closest to home.
How many of the top 20 most popular Japanese castles (according to TripAdvisor) have you been to?
Tokyo’s Yamanote Line was suspended for hours in both directions today due to the incident.
The story of an old man and a student whose only connection was taking the same train every morning has gone viral in Japan.
The British actor brings life to the origin story of a Japanese demon in a clip that plays out like a mesmerising high-budget feature film.
The new hashtag offers a collection of some of the most unusually-named PokéStops in Japan, and some that just make us laugh.
SMAP, one of Japan’s most famous pop boy band groups, have announced they will disband at the end of this year.
He’s caught ’em all in the U.S., Europe, Hong Kong and Australia, and now we get to find out what the gamer’s been up to in Japan, the birthplace of Pokémon.
Summer is upon us and we’ve found an interesting survey that may give you the edge for your next summer date.
The Internet is going nuts for model Risa Hirako who looks more like 25 than 45.
Whatever you do, don’t smack it!
The first self-driving cars will be seen on the streets of Japan from March next year delivering online shopping orders.
Pokémon Go has officially launched in Japan along with the announcement that “poke-stops” and “gyms” are now located in the nearly 3,000 McDonald’s stores around Japan.
A 20-year-old man from Kanagawa Prefecture has been arrested for posting a picture of a lion on Twitter and claiming it was on the loose in Kumamoto.