Hundreds of dollars in cash left in tatters… and beyond repair?
George Washington’s face, basic math should have been tip-offs.
A diligent salaryman is actually the dream husband for many.
Japanese citizens feel the symbolism-rich coin, which lacks something, can make travel in Japan difficult for foreign guests.
If you thought there was a lot of change between your couch cushions, you should check out escalators in Japan.
Our reporter tried to uncover the truth behind “AKB48 Non Yuu” and their mysterious phone number.
Perhaps it’s for the best that famed writer Ichiyo Higuchi lived her whole life in the pre-Photoshop era.
The country’s largest coin has something to say to you.
Why vote at the polls when you can vote with rolls… toilet paper rolls!
Money can’t buy love, but does that mean romance is free?
Shimane Prefecture awards a college student’s family a settlement in restitution for the roadside accident that took her life.
Japan’s Financial Services Agency opens an investigation into whether or not PokéCoins fall under jurisdiction of the country’s Payment Services Act.
Why just hand your loved ones money when you can send them on an adventure? The experience is priceless!
The 58 year-old winner’s mother and daughter say they’re entitled to part of his winnings and went as far as to stage a protest at the local city office.
While Japanese coin box toys feature sweet cats who kindly take your change for safekeeping, real cats like this prefer to do other things with your money!
It’s hard to touch money when the person on the note is popping its head out, glaring at you from the bill.
A lesser-known Yamagata Prefecture custom may just be what Obon needs to stave off invasive species of the holiday kingdom like Halloween, Christmas, and Easter.
We dropped 1 million yen (approximately US$8,300) on 5,000 Japan National Lottery scratch-off tickets to see if buying in bulk translates to bigger wins.
Is it a collector’s item or just a “collecting dust” item?