Because there’s no better way to welcome spring than with a sweet serving of sakura and matcha.
Here comes a new challenger…
If you were lucky yesterday, you got some chocolate. If you were really lucky, you got some of this chocolate!
Every third Saturday in February is Okayama Prefecture’s Hadaka Matsuri, Japan’s largest “naked festival.” Get ready to get naked!
Always be prepared, or so the boy scouts’ saying goes. And with this bizarre spring-loaded, condom-dispensing belt, you will be!
Celebrate 20 years of catching ’em all with Pokémon Center Japan’s new line of throwback goods.
Apparently, some Japanese men really don’t like to eat alone in public. But are they simply too shy, or is there something else going on?
Japanese beverage maker Suntory has just announced it will be releasing its first-ever cherry blossom-flavoured Pepsi this spring.
You don’t need expensive tools or high-tech drawing tablets to create works of art—all you need is a roll of humble masking tape.
Where do Japan’s young witches and wizards go to hone their magical abilities? Why, Mahoutokoro on the island of Minami Iwo Jima, of course!
Today, we present five phases Western expats go through, from arriving fresh off the boat to thinking about retirement, when living in Japan.
When a pipe and button nose just won’t cut it anymore…
Time may have changed him, but we still have these nostalgic photos of how music legend David Bowie used to be.
Japan may be an awesome country, but for some Japanese people who’ve experienced life abroad, it’s just not for them anymore. Here are five reasons why.
New business model aims for US$855 million in profits in several years.
Built with wooden frames and light materials, the majority of Japanese homes are torn down and rebuilt from scratch once they begin to age. But one architect in Chiba had a slightly different idea…
Even if you haven’t caught Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet, you’ve probably heard about Commander of the First Order Kylo Ren. And his temper…
Say hello to the world’s first sakura-flavoured energy drink from Red Bull.