Tokyo

McDonald’s recruitment ad paints a grim picture of life in Japan

Work part time for McDonald’s Japan and join the ranks of housewives, students, and Y-san: the saddest person you’ll ever meet.
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Tokyo government orders cat cafe to shut down for violating animal welfare regulations

Forced temporary closure thought to be the first-ever in Japan.

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World’s first Snoopy Museum opens in Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills

Get your dancing paws ready for a Snoopy-tastic experience!

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The amazing merchandise of the Sailor Moon art exhibition gift shop 【Photos】

After you’ve checked out the art and food of the Sailor Moon art exhibit, don’t forget to pick up some souvenirs!

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Japanese dog hotel and groomer opens adorable “puppy pre-school”【Photos】

It’s not just kids who started school year this April—proud pet parents in Tokyo are sending their furry friends off for housetraining at this cute “kindergarten” that’s just for dogs.

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Violent winds pound Tokyo, topple mid-construction nine-story building 【Video】

Passersby witness frightening scene as it happens.

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We got a sneak peek at the stellar Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Exhibit【Photos】

We knew it was going to be sailor-tastic, but it’s better than we imagined.

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Bears over flowers: The RocketNews24 giant bear takes an Ueno Park swan boat for a spin

“I’m the king of the world, on a boat like Leo/If you’re on the shore, then you’re sho’ not me-oh.” – Sangelica

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These photos show how Japanese architecture has changed over the last 100 years

Japanese commenters aren’t so impressed with modern cityscapes, but are they just being nitpicky?

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Yoshinoya opens fanciest restaurant yet! Almost as luxurious as a hospital cafeteria

The famous beef bowl chain is taking a swanky step outside the box with bold offerings including electricity, coffee, and a modicum of privacy.

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Towering piles of sushi are waiting for you at this awesome Tokyo restaurant 【Photos】

They’re not called “mountain-sized servings” for nothing.

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This drone-shot bird’s-eye video of Tokyo’s sakura is absolutely stunning 【Video】

Even the drones are getting in on the cherry blossom viewing this year.

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Adorable cat-shaped cakes come out to play/get eaten in Tokyo

Theme confectioner’s newest creations are so cute you could (and should) eat them right up.

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Tokyo KFC now serves alcohol with its fried chicken, including Japanese craft beers

The mix of 11 herbs and spices only gets better with the addition of 17 kinds of beer.

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The Chibiusa Cafe, Tokyo’s newest Sailor Moon themed restaurant, reveals its awesome menu

Anime fans, don’t miss your chance to try the Tuxedo Mask Nihilistic Pasta.

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Cool cat delighting animal lovers as he regularly rides the train in Tokyo 【Photos】

Japan’s rail system is so easy to use, even this kitty commuter has no trouble with it.

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It’s almost time for Japan’s “flower rafts,” one of the most beautiful parts of sakura season

Even when their brief time comes to a close, the cherry blossoms continue to be breathtakingly beautiful.

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Tokyo and Osaka’s Sailor Moon Crystal Cafes to feature new Outer Senshi drinks and desserts!

For a short period starting next month, anime cafe Anion Station will be celebrating the new season of Sailor Moon Crystal with another round of drinks and desserts, this time in honor of Sailor Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto!

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Bandai Namco announces plans to open virtual reality experience center

Bandai Namco announced on Monday that the company will open a virtual reality “experience center” in Tokyo next month.

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You’ve never seen Tokyo’s nightscape quite like this【Photos】

These dark, yet beautiful images of Tokyo at night by Liam Wong are as stunning as they are surreal.

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