One shinto shrine is making news around Japan for dressing their miko in a garment many had never seen before.
Dear Daniel joins Hello Kitty to bring cuteness and love to a collection of themed meals and drinks.
We all know Osaka is great, but we didn’t know it would be this great.
Cosplaying in factory work clothes and schoolgirl uniforms is all for a good cause.
But the situation might not be as bad as it sounds.
After living in Tokyo for ten years, our Osaka-born writer Seiji Nakazawa shares some experiences from his hometown he thought were normal but actually weren’t.
“Big” is looking to be the operative word for next year’s Japanese pop culture themed attractions.
Train include bathtubs, skylights, and separate restaurant and bar.
From the shoes to the laces, along with shoehorns and bottles of polish, everything in this range is made from sweet chocolate.
Suspect denies touching victim for sexual reasons because he was “actually” trying to rob someone else.
Special eateries celebrate animated hit’s 30th anniversary.
And that’s even before the sticky liquid starts oozing out of it.
Famed Japanese politeness wraps so far back around that it ends up being pretty rude on Osaka train.
Foreigners complained that chefs at a restaurant in Osaka added up to two times more wasabi in their sushi when serving non-Japanese customers.
Survey suggests that east Japan and west Japan interpret the common invitation response in almost entirely opposite ways.
“We wanted to enjoy watching their drowning faces” was part of their motive.
The black octopus balls are available at only one popular tourist location in Osaka.
Because geisha and warriors are passé, we went to a photo shoot to look like figures of Hollywood’s golden age.
Approximately 20 minutes after an elderly woman leapt in front of an express train, a conductor threw himself from an elevated train track down the line.
Hang out with the cool kids at Japan’s newest unusual drinking hole!