We wish Tomoeda Elementary School was a real place because they have the most fantastic uniforms.
In Japan, the customer is God, and sometimes that means going above and beyond to please with distinctive styles of service.
Retail chain Animate is dedicating an all-new store in Tokyo to girls’ anime and manga.
The unique yukata shop we visited last year is at it again. This time their line-up is less scary and much more adorable!
Can you see yourself in any of these annoying customer profiles?
Your search for the perfect obi is nearly over!
The famed Swiss watch maker teams with centuries-old traditional arita-yaki potter Koransha to produce this limited line of stunning handcrafted watches.
Who wouldn’t want one of these lovable little dolls staring at you forever and ever…until you die…and maybe even after that.
It’s like you’re playing peekaboo with your lady parts. Needless to say, Japanese people can’t seem to get enough of these undies.
Our reporter’s fashion quest continues as he ventures into the ultra-hip jungle of Tokyo’s Harajuku with a mere 10,000 yen (US$85), this time enlisting the help of two high school girls who know the terrain like the back of their hands.
In his ongoing search for the perfect affordable-but-stylish ensemble, our fashion reporter Seiji Nakazawa sets his sights on a major convenience store chain.
Mr. Sato visits the Iwayuru Junk Shop in Tokyo’s Akihabara district in search of a true lucky bag: one where you don’t know what you’ll get inside.
A new year means new lucky bags! So, how’s the haul from Starbucks? We find out after waiting in line all night!
If you’re up on your currency exchange rates, the answer won’t shock you.
Are you able to suitably show off your appreciation for one of the most critically acclaimed magical girl anime in the last five years? If not, come see what is in store after the jump!
Now you can enjoy a vacation in cool anime style with Sailor Moon travel accessories in six character designs.
A retailer in Singapore swung and completely missed with their advertisement that was trying to catch some of the Black Friday shopping buzz.
Looking to buy the gift that doesn’t keep on giving? Souvenir shop in Guam offers stir-in stimulants at a bargain.
What’s crucial for a getting a good night’s sleep? For many, a good pillow is key, as a bad one can leave you tossing and turning all night trying to get comfortable and leave you with a crick in your neck the next morning. If you need a little extra support, a neck pillow can be just the addition you need.
But don’t settle for just any old, everyday neck pillow. Get one with flare and style… and shrimp!
Recently, our Japanese writer P.K. Sanjun was visiting Australia on official RocketNews24 business when he noticed something odd. Every now and then, he would spot a person with a T-shirt or bag with incomprehensible Japanese written on it.
Originally thinking this was just the work of some bootleggers working a local flea market, P.K. was shocked to later learn that Superdry was a fashion brand that sells all over the world…all over except for Japan, that is.