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Tokyo Banana World comes out with new matcha cake that looks sure to be a treat

It’s the first Japanese-flavored item they’ve released in 16 years, so sweets fans have good reason to expect it to be delicious.

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Japanese ninja proficiency test to be held in Tokyo

Do you have what it takes to become a certified shadow warrior?

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Anime canned coffee from China has us hoping for a sequel to a caffeinated beverage【Video】

Nijigen has Japanese influences both inside and out.

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Foreign tourists pick the top 10 must-visit museums in Japan

These collections of samurai armor, ancient artifacts, and futuristic technology are sure to pique your interest.

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Meet Qoobo, the cushion-shaped therapy robot with a moving tail!【Pics, Videos】

How would you like to be soothed by a robot that looks like a furry cushion with a tail?

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Häagen-Dazs’ new gold matcha ice cream has French heritage and our full attention

Matcha Opera ice cream promises to make sweets fans ready to sing with joy.

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Did the world’s happiest country also create the world’s spiciest food? We find out in Tokyo

We try Bhutan’s fiery national dish at an off-the-beaten-track restaurant in Tokyo.

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Is Tokyo’s cool-looking Pac-Man curry as terrible-tasting as we’d heard?【Taste test】

We ignored the advice of one reviewer who said to “never, ever eat” the video game-inspired dish, but was our courageous decision a foolish one too?

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Tokyo’s new giant Gundam anime robot statue is complete, and it’s awesome【Photos】

We spend a day straining our necks and filling our anime-loving hearts to bursting staring up at the brand-new, full-size Unicorn Gundam statue.

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Fulfill your dreams of becoming Goku with a Flying Nimbus cushion and Kamehameha ball

These Dragon Ball accessories will send your power level skyrocketing.

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Poisonous blowfish ramen restaurant in Tokyo is death-defyingly delicious【Taste test】

Fugu, one of Japan’s most gourmet foods, is the ramen star of the classy Ginza neighborhood.

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Katy Perry appears in Japanese commercial for Laundrin’ 【Video】

The singer strips off to show her appreciation for room scents and fabric softeners.

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Move over, matcha. Starbucks makes its first-ever hojicha roasted green tea Frappuccino

The coffeehouse chain dives deeper into the world of Japanese tea.

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Japan’s new line of sexy, intimate room wear aims to fulfill men’s crossdressing needs 【Pics】

Let men embrace their feminine side with sailor uniforms and racy bras that leave little to the imagination.

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Fake yakuza arrested in Tokyo after threatening man who was walking while staring at a smartphone

Continued backlash against “arukisumaho” seen in social media users’ responses.

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Beautiful Japanese dessert looks like cube of crystal-blue water, only sold at convenience store

Gorgeous enough for the fanciest restaurant in Tokyo, this is actually available only from one of Japan’s most popular convenience store chains.

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Chance to see Japan bucket-list must-see scenery “Road to Laputa” gone for good?

Kumamoto Prefecture‘s stunning “Road To Laputa“, which looks like Studio Ghibli’s Castle in the Sky come to life, may close permanently.

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Can you make instant udon noodles with room-temperature water? We find out

We needed to know if the idea is worth the almost non-existent level of effort.

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We straight-up eat a beetle at possibly Japan’s craziest restaurant

And no, it does not taste like chicken.

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Super Mario and Princess Peach wedding registration forms make matrimony super in Japan

The first couple of Nintendo grace the legally binding documents.

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