Yokohama

Sounds like this year’s Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama is going to have other Pokémon species too!

Fans are keeping their fingers crossed about this summer’s “Not Just Pikachu Pikachu Outbreak” event.

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Sanrio’s Kero Kero Keroppi hops into restaurant biz with character cafe in Japan! 【Photos】

Hello Kitty’s frog buddy sits with lonely diners, entices with adorable, delicious food and drinks.

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New York City’s Yuji Ramen is coming to Japan’s Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum next month

In an instance of “reverse importation,” the American eatery’s noodle soup will soon be featured at Japan’s preeminent ramen museum. 

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Undead train station in Yokohama is beautifully nostalgic, poignantly desolate

Mr. Sato visits a virtually abandoned station that continues to operate in Yokohama.

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Edible Magikarp returns, with new flavor, to Japanese taiyaki sweets chain!

Weakest, most delicious Pokémon returns for encore appearance in Tokyo and Yokohama.

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Tokyo ranked as most expensive city in the world for expats, three other Japanese towns in top 10

But the situation might not be as bad as it sounds.

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In three months, 50 patients have died on one floor of a “haunted” hospital

Successive deaths have lead some to wonder if the fourth floor is cursed.

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Step into a fairy tale at Japan’s new Beauty and the Beast themed cafe restaurant

This new eatery is transporting diners to another world with its special menu and atmospheric rooms.

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Japan’s Pikachu Outbreak 2016! Pokémon get wet and wild in Yokohama【Photos & Four Videos】

Well, wet and adorable, anyway.

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Hey, that’s not Pikachu! Sharp-eyed fans spot an imposter at Japan’s annual Pikachu Outbreak

It turns out there are two species to see at the awesome Pokémon event.

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Tokyo’s Shibuya Station now sending trains on their way by playing the Dragon Quest theme 【Video】

Go forth, mighty heroes/rail passengers! Seek adventure in the magical realm of Yokohama!

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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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Yokohama’s Pikachu Outbreak to return with all-new “Dripping Wet Splash Show”!

Don’t miss the chance to see a thousand-plus Pikachus drenched in water this summer.

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Gluten-free ramen now on the menu at Japan’s ramen museum

An aversion to gluten doesn’t have to interfere with your gluttony for ramen at the collection of prestigious restaurants specializing in the delicious noodles.

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10 Tokyo-area restaurants dieters should skip, but everyone else should definitely visit

Why should there be only one No Diet Day? Check out 10 restaurants perfect for 10 more days of gluttony!

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Same-sex prostitution business technically legal in Japan, goes untouched by police

A gaping loophole in Japan’s already grossly outdated law means any same-sex oriented part of the sex-industry can technically operate with total impunity.

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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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Awesome optical illusion turns Japanese Ferris wheel into a cube 【Video】

Yokohama plays a beautiful trick on the eyes of visitors to its harbor area.

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Why settle for a sushi bowl, when this restaurant will give you a sushi mountain?

When thinking of sushi, most people also think of the sea, but the signature item at this restaurant is a mountain-like bowl of delicious tuna.

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Japan now has ramen sandwiches

Be still, our beating, ramen-loving hearts.

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