Tokyo

Kewpie dolls found in Asakusa have the face of an angel, the bottom of a brothel owner

You can take a doll out of the store, but the staff will have to cut off one of its fingers first…

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First-ever Cardcaptor Sakura Cafe coming to Tokyo next month

The classic anime and manga franchise has never had us feeling more hungry.

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Hair salon just for otaku would turn getting a haircut into a mini anime convention experience

Crowdfunding being sought for planned location in Tokyo’s Akihabara.

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At under a buck, Tokyo restaurant’s all-you-can-eat fried chicken is a ticket to poultry paradise

See all that mouth-watering Japanese-style karaage fried chicken? It only cost us 100 yen, and we could have eaten twice as much without getting charged any more.

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Japanese brand Muji shrinks and rebuilds Tokyo using 10,000 of its items【Video】

See the sights and hear the sounds of Tokyo with this amazing recreation of the city using only Muji brand household products.

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Modern-day samurai patrolling Tokyo’s streets to fight against the evils of littering 【Video】

”Hearts without morals shall be punished!” declares group, which is recruiting new members.

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Ultra-fashionable cat cafe set to open this month in Tokyo’s ultra-trendy Harajuku neighborhood

Cute cats are ready to play with Toyko’s beautiful people.

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Silent Tokyo looms as dense fog rolls into Japan’s largest city【Photos】

Tokyo would probably be one of the creepiest cities if it were abandoned and covered with fog.

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Awesome huggable Sanrio ad in Tokyo makes us wish all marketing was stuffed animal-based【Pics】

Pom Pom Purin celebrating 20th birthday in grand style in Shinjuku Station, adorable butthole and all…

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Samurai photo studio is coming back to Tokyo this spring, just in time for cherry blossom season

Time to strap on your katana and kabuto, history buffs.

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Tokyo’s Ghibli Museum set to crack down on ticket scalping and resales with pre-entry ID checks

Want to get in to see the Catbus? Then the name on your passport better match the one on your ticket.

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Our Japanese team discover “the most delicious way in the universe” to eat cucumber

Cucumbers are great fruits that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, but by sheer chance our writers have found a way to heighten the flavor and texture of a cucumber to unprecedented levels.

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These two Tokyo boarding houses are just for anime fans, and they’re looking for new tenants

If you love anime and you’re looking for affordable housing in Tokyo, your search may be over.

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Hang a Japanese city on your wall with these amazingly detailed 3-D printed maps

These beautiful scaled dioramas let you walk the streets of Tokyo or Hiroshima again and again.

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University library in Tokyo may be world’s coolest with its “floating” meeting rooms【Pics】

Glass-domed rooms grace five-story atrium.

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Tokyo museum’s current exhibition offers a dose of retro style and romance from 100 years ago

A special art exhibition dedicated to important people in the life of poet and painter Yumeji Takehisa (1884-1934) is currently underway in Tokyo.

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Tokyo’s busiest train stations have a new, free, English-compatible navigation app

Let your smartphone take the guesswork out of finding your way around Shinjuku and Tokyo Stations.

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Get your battle armor ready for the interactive “hottie” Samurai & Ninja Show coming to Tokyo

Next weekend, handsome versions of some of Japan’s most prominent historical military figures will grace the stage in Asakusa for an interactive, foreigner-friendly show!

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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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