Tokyo

Japanese cat cafe shut down permanently by Tokyo government for animal welfare violations

The discovery of more than 60 cats in a cafe space of 30 square metres (323 square feet) has prompted the first shut-down of its kind in the country.

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Japanese photographer captures the lives of cats in Tokyo with beautiful results

It’s amazing to see what a cat can get up to in the city during the night and day.

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Happy news: Japanese NPO ships “poop protectors” to save swallow nests in train stations 【Pics】

Just think of it as a very special – and very stinky – welcome mat.

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Hawaiian burger restaurant in Japan offers up a 5-in-1 monster burger

Say “aloha” to this 1.8 kilo (4 lb) bad boy.

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Japan’s first “naked restaurant” to open in Tokyo with age and weight restrictions

Tokyo’s version of the naked dining experience is slightly different to its overseas counterparts.

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People in Japan are being paid to have babies, and it seems to be working

Japan’s nationwide fertility rate just hit its highest level in 21 years.

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Japanese candy craftsman creates new line of lollipops with traditional summer themes

Designed to resemble traditional uchiwa fans, these exquisite lollipops are amongst the prettiest sweets in Tokyo.

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Japan’s Harajuku Station to be rebuilt ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

East Japan Railway Company today released images of new building designs planned for three stations on two of the city’s popular train lines.

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Interactive android helps visitors in three languages at information desk in Japanese mall

Alongside the lifelike robot, shoppers can try their hand at futuristic screen technology that responds to touch in mid-air.

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Is this chic hotel in Tokyo’s Asakusa district really a capsule hotel? As a matter of fact, yes!

Khaosan Tokyo Samurai Capsule is stylized after a traditional Japanese tea house and is in a prime Tokyo location to boot.
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Meeting at Hogwarts? Tokyo rental conference room is like a page from Harry Potter’s adventures

Not a fan of the boy wizard? Maybe you’d prefer to hold your meeting in the Wonderland room instead.

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Artist living in Tokyo captures the beauty of ordinary buildings in his Tokyo Storefront series

“Matto,” as he’s called in Japan, seriously impresses with his delicately colored illustrations of Tokyo shops.

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Tokyo curry restaurant refuses to serve any customer with a strong odor

If you’re a smoker or enjoy wrapping yourself in designer fragrances, Kyobashiya Curry’s doors are not open for you.

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Swanky Tokyo hotel’s 2.2-pound bacon cheeseburger has us wanting to book a room for the food coma

Some would say it’s wrong to go to a fancy steakhouse and order a burger. If so, then we don’t want to be right.

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Elderly pickpocket “Calling Tamako” finally apprehended after string of Tokyo thefts

Since February 2015, the Tokyo area has been hit by a spate of thefts by an elderly woman who has managed to evade arrest until just this week.

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“Hello Tokyo” is one of the most stylish sightseeing videos we’ve ever seen【Video】

“It was my first time visiting Japan, a place I had always wanted to see … I soon realised how lively and energetic this city really is.”

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Go back in time and hang with geisha and samurai in virtual reality Edo-period Tokyo 【Video】

Just be sure you’re wearing proper 19th-century attire – you don’t want to get any funny looks.

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Tokyo trains shut down at rush hour, turn Shinagawa Station into a crazy solid block of commuters

This is not how anyone wants to start their day.

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Rice bowl with a mountain of roast beef served in Tokyo bistro

Good roast beef is a little hard to come by in Japan, and now we know why: This place is using it all themselves.

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Japanese anteater’s commitment to stealing other animals’ food is hilarious, inspiring【Video】

Never give up on your dreams… of taking other zoo animals’ lunch.

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