After months of debate, Nagoya city council approves 50 billion-yen (US$451 million) budget.
Who is that hiding behind the dance group in their newest music video shot all over Nagoya?
Now there’s food you’re legitimately allowed to play with.
When calling in sick just won’t do, a couple men took ditching work to a whole new level.
But the situation might not be as bad as it sounds.
There’s just something about seeing your favorite anime movie scenes take the form of delicious food that makes you want to go back again and again.
Chain expands to new city and adds traditional local favorites to the menu.
And that’s even before the sticky liquid starts oozing out of it.
Team Rocket’s blasting off again… to make the world a cleaner place!
But it’s not Tokyo that’s being graced with the block-based attraction.
Calling all Chubu region popcorn fan! Garrett’s Popcorn Shops has released a geographically exclusive popcorn tin: Nagoya Gold.
Check out this adorable themed cafe in celebration of Kapibara-san’s 10th anniversary, but hurry because it’s only open until March 28!
Unless they’re dedicated entomologists, this could be the perfect place to freak out your unsuspecting friends.
Performers sought to play the role of two of Nagoya’s greatest historical heroes.
Is the storied L.A. franchise ripping off the uniform of the Japanese club, or is this just a case of “What goes around comes around?”
Not all the lessons we learn in school stick with us, but I’ll bet the ones that do are the ones that were interesting, out of the ordinary, or made us laugh. Some people get along just fine with traditional learning methods, but others need things spiced up a little bit, which is why this aquarium’s creative twist to the traditional information display is absolute genius.
Take a look at some of the clever, humorous “monster cards” on display at the Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium.
It’s apparently a pretty rare sight, not unlike the majestic (read: ugly as sin) Northern Bald Ibis, the probably made-up Sasquatch, or the sober RocketNews24 writer, but on certain lengths of Shinkansen bullet train track, one can occasionally catch brief glimpses of a completely yellow bullet train as it whizzes past. Japan Rail (JR) doesn’t make the train’s schedule public, it doesn’t stop at stations, and it only runs a few times a month.
And, until a little later this year, no member of the public was ever allowed to ride. Learn how you can ride the special “Doctor Yellow” bullet train after the jump.
On the afternoon of 3 September, a 59-year-old man walked into a shopping mall in Higashi Ward, Nagoya. He then grabbed two packs of roast pork from a supermarket and concealed them as he began to leave the premises without paying. A security guard had noticed the act of petty shoplifting, however, and a chase quickly ensued.
The perpetrator was no match for the younger and more agile guard, who managed to catch the man before escaping out the parking garage. However, just as the security guard grabbed the man’s shoulder to turn him around, he was struck by an unexpected counter-attack of the most smelly kind.
A new photo book titled Nagoya in the Showa Era: Showa Years 20-40 (昭和の名古屋 昭和20~40年代) captures all of the struggles and efforts to rebuild the city, which is the capital of Aichi Prefecture, between 1945-1965. If you or someone you know has a connection to Nagoya, this book may provide an interesting and relevant glimpse into the past.