Garment aims to help breast cancer survivors enjoy Japan’s hot springs without self-consciousness

Surgery scar cover is a rare exception to Japan’s traditional no-clothes-in-the-bath rule.

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Japan’s potato chip-flavor rice topping is set to add some snack-time appeal to plain white rice

But the potato chips that inspired it still have a Japanese twist.

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Tokyo cafe’s brilliant idea: Serve coffee and matcha green tea in chocolate-coated waffle cones

And yes, of course you can get an ice cream chaser.

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Brand-new salmon sashimi bowl joint in Tokyo’s Harajuku is perfect for hungry fashion fans, bears

Restaurants that specialize in salmon sashimi are few and far between in Japan, but now there’s one right in the center of Tokyo.

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Gudetama the lazy egg shines — as stylish gold and platinum jewelry!

Gudetama, the popular apathetic egg character from Sanrio, is being given the chance to shine, quite literally!

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Japan’s crazy new gigantic pants-style two-person sleeping bags keep you close to your loved one

And yes, you can get up and walk around while still inside the Super-big Wrapped in Warmth and Happy Fuzzy-lined Sleeping Bag.

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Japan travel warning: These are not baby wipes, so don’t use them to wipe your butt

Just because you can use them to wipe yourself doesn’t mean you should.

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Anti-NHK activist recommends “magic words” that will drive away fee collectors instantly

Can one simple phrase repel the most tenacious of unwanted house guests in Japan?

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Japanese university student wows Twitter with unique shoji paper sliding door calendar

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as punching out the days on these traditional paper doors.
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Final Fantasy whiskey, 30 years in the making, is here to celebrate the series’ 30th birthday

But you might need to grind for treasure before you can afford a bottle of this high-priced, high-quality scotch.

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Woman delivers baby on passenger train just outside of Tokyo

In the time it took the train to go from one station to the next, a new life had joined the world!

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Original model for Dragon Ball Z’s Android 16 resurfaces, sends Japanese Twitter into a frenzy

This small backstory may add a touch of sympathy to your thoughts about one of the series’ most genius villains.

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Elderly Hyogo man touches convenience store clerk’s breast, buys all the fried chicken, runs away

Sometimes even all the nuggets and hot dogs in the world can’t absolve an evil deed.

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Anime featuring anthropomorphized blood cells confirmed, actually looks cooler than it sounds

Turns out your white blood cells are awesome cold-blooded killers.

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Pop-up “Very Hungry Caterpillar” cafe now open in Tokyo, very hungry fans rejoice

Hopefully you won’t still be hungry after eating your way through these caterpillar-themed dishes.

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Japanese woman publishes book about being groped on the train for six years, from age 12 to 18

Her attackers were many, and her helpers were few.

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Bye for now, Goku! Dragon Ball Super to make way for new Gegege no Kitarō anime

Anime fans will be saying farewell to Dragon Ball Super as another well-loved anime takes its place starting in April this year. 

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Nagoya man goes to bars, shows everyone 20 million yen; you’ll totally believe what happens next

Waving obscene amounts of money in front of drunken strangers: What could possibly go wrong?

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Japanese adult film star offers full marriage ceremony with fans for 350,000 yen

Authentic ceremony includes consultation, rehearsal, and optional exchange of rings.

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We try it out: Does Uniqlo’s HeatTech Ultra Warm work on a motorbike ride in the dead of winter?

Sure it’d be fine on an afternoon stroll, but how does it hold up against freezing winter winds?

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