There’s only one place in Japan where this kind of sushi isn’t red, but why?

Tekkamaki tuna rolls have fire in their name, but in this part of west Japan, they’re almost white.

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Crazy cheap Internet cafe in Akihabara is the perfect accommodation for the thrifty otaku

With overnight stays costing as low as the price of two meals, travelers can save big and relax in comfortable rooms situated right in the heart of the otaku capital.

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New Google Home/Amazon Alexa app lets you have conversations with Pikachu!

Ah, so this is why humanity developed smart speaker technology.

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Gourmet birthstone Kit Kats go on sale in Japan, give us something to look forward to all year

Nestlé Japan’s “edible birthstones” offer a new look and a new flavor each month.

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Japanese women prove domestic-minded men are sexy with crazy-long Twitter hashtag

After Japanese man muses that doing chores will make him less attractive to a wife, women respond that a dude who helps out in home life is dead sexy.

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Lone Tokyo cab driver offering passengers his personal thesis on latest Godzilla movie

And in doing so becomes a legend.

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KFC cooks up fried chicken bath salts in Japan

Now you can soak in the Colonel’s 11 secret herbs and spices.

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Japanese women list reasons they wish their husbands would die in new Husband Death Note book

Poor sexual performance, heavy debts considered punishable by death in website-inspired Husband Death Note.

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Want to be a pro gamer? There’s a course for that, at Tokyo School of Anime【Video】

First lesson? Gaming. Second lesson? Gaming. Tokyo technical school offers courses to aspiring e-sports athletes.

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This bento had big dreams of becoming Insta-famous, became Twitter-famous instead

Shoot for Instagram. Even if you miss, you may land among Twitter.

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Pizza ramen Cup Noodle going on sale, could take us to comfort food heaven or hell

What will happen when an instant food star and flop meet?

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Happy Halloween from Japan’s largest criminal organization!

Kobe-based yakuza group beckons trick-or-treating kids with cotton candy in Frozen bags at its criminal headquarters.

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Now you can eat Gudetama’s mom as Sanrio cafe unveils darkest dish yet for new Tokyo restaurant

Less tragic dining options also available.

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How long and how often do Japanese women bathe? Survey investigates

Responses suggest many women don’t have time to bathe every day anymore.

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A rare sighting of a very limited-edition Starbucks Frappuccino.

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The top 10 traits of “domestic” women in Japan, according to Japanese men

Survey respondents see subtle signs of potential for a happy home life in female coworkers’ desks, lunches.

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How to buy milk at the store in Japan, even if you don’t read or speak any Japanese

Can’t read the kanji characters on the label? You’re not the only one, so here’s a shopping secret to help you out.

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Japan’s “Leftover Bathwater Drink” wants you to imagine beautiful nude women as you sip it

Teasingly titillating beverage also comes in handsome man version, is upfront about its not-so-dirty secret.

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Nude photos of Mt. Fuji circulate online as powerful typhoon removes snow from the peak【Photos】

Japan’s tallest mountain loses its icy top covering as storm blows through eastern Japan.

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Former AKB48 member speaks out against Osaka school that forced its student to dye her hair

Sayaka Akimoto recounts similar pressures she faced herself in school.

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