Tokyo

Miranda Kerr promotes new jewellery line, lights up a Christmas tree and leaves her mark on Tokyo

Former Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr had a whirlwind afternoon in Tokyo yesterday, stopping by the Swarovski store in Ginza and leaving her mark outside the Sony Building.

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An in-depth look at the Gundam Suite at Grand Pacific Le Daiba 【Video】

This suite has been open for a while now, but we definitely think you’ve never seen it up close like this before.

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We pig out on tonkatsu at Marugo, the Michelin-approved breaded pork palace【Taste Test】

Our reporters made pigs of themselves at Marugo, a pork cutlet restaurant featured in the 2016 Tokyo Michelin Guide.

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American reporter visits Ramen Jiro for super salty ramen, Japan’s netizens love his reaction

When a reporter for popular social news site BuzzFeed ate at Ramen Jiro recently, Japan’s netizens had plenty to say about it!

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Photos from the Roppongi Hills observation deck are so beautiful they look like CG art!

These photos of Tokyo are so beautiful it’s hard to believe they’re real!

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How to make open-air dining in winter awesome: Take the kotatsu outside!

Ditch the dining room table and sit at a Japanese-style one with a heater, like at this ingenious Tokyo restaurant.

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Miss & Mr. Aoyama Contest boasts stunning contestants, maybe the next generation of TV stars?

An MC from a Japanese variety show recently visited the prestigious Miss & Mr. Aoyama Contest and discovered some very tough competition.

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Police arrest Korean national on suspicion of Tokyo shrine bombing

Explosion occurred at controversial Yasukuni religious site roughly two weeks ago.

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How much will 10,000 yen get you at second-hand clothing shop Tanpopo House?

Armed with 10,000 yen (roughly US$81), our reporter visited one of Japan’s cheapest used clothing shops. Check out the outfit he assembled!

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How good is the world’s first Michelin-ranked ramen restaurant? We find out! 【Taste test】

Come quickly! We’re tasting the (ramen) stars!

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Hooters opening gaming bar in Tokyo in partnership with video game company Namco

Companies collaborating to earn all of the disposable income from 20 and 30-something males in Japan.

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Check out Tokyo’s incredible Christmas illuminations!【Video】

Last year, we treated to you a slide-show of some of the best Christmas lights on display in Tokyo. This year, we’re bringing you a full video!

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This Tokyo ramen restaurant is the first to ever receive a Michelin dining guide star

Is this the best ramen in the world? The Michelin Guide’s evaluators seem to think so.

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Eat up, take off – The 20 best airport restaurants in Japan, as chosen by travelers

20 mouth-watering reasons to check in early for your flight.

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Tokyo looks eerily awesome in the fog 【Photos】

Or should that be awesomely eerie?

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Breakfast for a buck! Tokyo university offering ridiculously cheap, mouth-watering morning meals

No one said the most important meal of the day can’t also be the cheapest.

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Our Japanese reporter tries to escape the crowds by heading to… a Tokyo desert??

Did you know that Tokyo has its very own desert? Our reporter went to check it out…

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Purikura evolved: Design and print your own nail art with Sega’s new “Nail-Puri” machines【Video】

The machines are available at arcades and amusement centers in the “purikura” section and offer over 1,500 designs.

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Hello Kitty now keeping roadside construction sites safe in Japan 【Photos】

Hello Kitty goes blue collar for her latest job in downtown Tokyo.

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Police respond to explosion, suspected bombing at Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo

Bomb disposal unit finds remnants of suspected incendiary device at shrine for Japanese war dead in Chiyoda Ward.

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