Tokyo

Old postcards reveal famous Japanese tourist spots as they appeared 100 years ago

Glossy postcards of today have nothing on these atmospheric images.

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Tokyo Mask Festival invites visitors to put on a new face and join the masquerade

Author Victor Hugo once said, “Virtue has a veil, vice a mask,” but what if Japanese, contemporary, and fetish masks are your vice? You’ll want to check out Tokyo Mask Festival Vol. 2!

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All aboard Tokyo’s Love Train!

Commuter train with special heart-motif straps and box seats starts service in time for Valentine’s Day.

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A feast for the eyes — Sailor Moon Art Exhibit is coming to Tokyo this April!

Sailor Moon fans can look forward to an exciting treat in the coming months — an art exhibit in the fashionable Roppongi district of Tokyo!

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Tokyo company’s HQ has indoor rice paddies, grows more than 200 types of vegetables【Video】

If you work in an urban hub like Tokyo, you can pretty much forget about seeing everyday countryside sights like rice paddies and plump red tomatoes. That is, unless you work here…

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Chocolate ramen? Not only will we try that, we’ll be first in line! 【Taste test】

Is Tokyo restaurant’s new menu item a culinary dream come true, or do two rights make a wrong?

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Japanese photographer captures beauty of Tokyo after dark in atmospheric photo collection

Stroll through hidden alleyways filled with lights and lanterns in this beautiful homage to the night in Tokyo.

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Japanese vending machine trash cans come to life in cute Tokyo photo collection

Japanese vending machines always get lavished with attention but now it’s time for their trash cans to step into the spotlight.

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Tokyo jumps into the “kids’ meal for adults” game with this mouth-watering nostalgia trip

Baby King Kitchen is a restaurant that wants to make adults feel like kids again. Is it just a happy meal pipe dream, or a trip down memory lane?

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New Tokyo Olympic stadium architect responds to accusations of plagiarism

It seems controversy over the new National Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics isn’t over yet.

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Sadly, seven sudden snow Hachikos in Tokyo are probably too cute to be true

Twitter users claim that after a recent snowfall Tokyoites were greeted by eight times as many Hachikos as usual. But is it a loyal doggy miracle, or just an adorable bit of photo editing?

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First group in line for lucky bags at a Tokyo Starbucks pulls a spectacularly jerk move

Because sometimes people suck.

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Creepy promo video for wearable translation device has foreign man trying to kiss Tokyo women

Finally! You no longer have to let language barriers keep you from lying to random girls you meet on the street of a foreign land.

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Seasonal rescue bus service rolled out for snoozy passengers who miss their train station

Drunken revellers, rejoice! This festive season you can snooze past your train stop all you like—the rescue bus has got you covered!

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Harajuku kimono event aims to usher in the new year in style!

You may not think of kimono when you think of Harajuku fashion, but department store Laforet is looking to change all that with a limited-time event!

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Living Christmas tree starts “Uber Illumination” service from Tokyo

Those in downtown Tokyo may have seen a Christmas tree running wild in the streets. Fear not! It’s just Joseph Tame and his Christmas tree dispatch service!

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Tokyo’s Michelin star-winning ramen restaurant is closing its sister eatery, might be moving too

It turns out that Tokyo’s Michelin star-winning ramen eatery has a sister restaurant, but not for long.

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Does kangaroo meat work with Japanese seasonings? 【Taste test】

There’s a new take-out place in Tokyo selling kangaroo bento boxed lunches, so we hopped on over to try them for ourselves.

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Roppongi Hills celebrates the return of artist Takashi Murakami with cute pop-up cafe

Internationally acclaimed contemporary artist Takashi Murakami has returned to Japan with a long-awaited exhibition and Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills is celebrating with a cafe that offers up his art in edible form.

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Upcoming party in Shibuya combines house music with cutting open a tuna, girls get in free

Hey, you got your tuna in my house music! Hey, you got your house music in my tuna! Wait a minute…

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