Rest your body and wallet as you travel half-way across the country in your sleep.
Mysterious detail about victim’s clothing has police thinking foul play may be involved.
Patrons will be able to immerse themselves in the world of a classic shojo manga through this collaborative cafe.
We get our hands on one of Japan’s most sought-after souvenirs to find out what makes them so popular.
Azuki Bar Day is celebrated on 1 July and the makers of the tasty frozen snack sure know how to celebrate!
International airport closest to company’s Kyoto headquarters lets you start your Nintendo travel fun right away.
The teacher used a drumstick from a drumming video game during the assault.
A pair of stilettos could slash your tab by up to 40 percent.
Non-porcine traffic forced to use the slow lane.
Boasts a number of advantages over taking your chances with coin lockers at the train station.
Exactly when can you get it, and how early do you need to show up? We find out.
Feline-themed baked goods are as heart-melting as they are mouthwatering.
Although bleak and scary on the outside, on the inside Maruya is the epitome of reliability and value.
Flash mob scenarios include one seemingly inspired by anime hit Your Name.
Seiji Nakazawa, our Osaka-raised correspondent, shares what he thinks the region-based criteria are for ikemen in Japan’s two major cites.
National government confirms legality of decision by administrators in Osaka.
The answer is o-oh my god, not Osaka?!
Request met with mixed reaction from praising its frankness to pointing out the impossibility of it.
Back due to popular demand and this time in Osaka, Pac-Man will give a few lucky passengers a ride as it chases takoyaki.
Now in its 13th year, the Den Den Town event is one of the biggest otaku gatherings in central Japan.