Proposed tax hike aims to reduce the number of people lighting up before the Olympic flame comes to Tokyo.
You don’t gotta go home, but you can’t stay here.
While the widespread presence of public toilets in convenience stores is great, it is also fraught with ambiguous customs and could, technically, even lead to criminal charges.
Celebration’s image tarnished in recent years as partiers leave huge amounts of trash on the streets.
Money can’t buy love, but does that mean romance is free?
The pallor of smoke that covers so many restaurants and bars in Japan may become a thing of the past.
Bosses and girls appear in list of times that call for liquid courage.
One variety proves to be particularly common among online commenters.
Emotions can range from being ready to take on the world to “Man, I sure wish I was drunk right now.”
Survey suggests that east Japan and west Japan interpret the common invitation response in almost entirely opposite ways.
Japan’s anime voice actresses are more popular than ever, but does that style of speaking have the same appeal in actual conversation?
While perseverance is a trait to be admired, there comes a point where “Suck it up, buttercup” is just terrible career advice.
The annual hit to the family’s finances has certain households dreading the start of each new school year.
Anime has plenty of rousing anthems, but some are calling this data downright depressing.
Being tired is no excuse to stop studying, packaging implies.
Low incomes possibly to blame for huge drop-off in number of working artists as they get older.
Seriously, kids these days, right?
”Idols are people too,” says one man in favor of freeing idols’ love lives.
Poll finds a huge gap in attitudes of women in different age groups.