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.
The one store that sells these delectable treats is just as cute as the skewered pancakes themselves!
Childhood is notoriously short in education-and-work-come-first Japan, but these tykes’ throwback idea of fun got them out of trouble with the law.
Come for the Drivers’ Ed, stay for the unlimited nine-month long buffet!
We take a ride on this new travel alternative to the Shinkansen bullet train.
And if you think it looks cute like this, wait until you see it from a different angle.
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.