gold

Man found in Chinese airport with over half a kilogram of gold bullion in his butt

Authorities seize a literal butt-load of gold.

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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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Gold leaf-covered giant gyoza dumpling now on sale to bring you a bit of luck!

This glittering culinary creation is designed to bring luck to purchasers of Japan’s Dream Jumbo Lottery tickets!

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Japanese tea house creates gold-leaf covered matcha green tea gelato dessert

Green tea lovers are going crazy for the taste and look of this unusual new dessert.

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Life-size gold Darth Vader mask is simply dazzling… and also worth US$1.4 million! 【Pics】

This glittering mask made of solid gold is now on display at the GINZA TANAKA jewelry shop in Ginza.

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Behold a 10,000-yen sushi roll covered in gold! 【Taste Test】

We try out an exquisite gilded sushi roll, inexplicably packaged in cheap plastic.

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Rilakkuma appears in Japan as a 24-karat solid gold charm with a diamond belly button

This relaxed bear comes with a very expensive price tag.

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“Gold” named 2016 Kanji of the Year

This is the third time “gold” (kin, 金) has been named Kanji of the Year.

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24-karat gold Pikachu card released to celebrate Pokémon card game’s 20th anniversary

The game’s golden anniversary is still 30 years away, but you can get your hands on a pure-gold Pokémon card this winter.

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Chinese swimmer wins gold in adorableness【Video】

Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui has won herself plenty of new fans from around the globe with her delightfully candid interview at the Rio Olympics.

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We eat gold-leaf “Kinkaku Soft Ice Cream” near Kinkakuji Golden Pavillion temple in Kyoto

After looking at the brilliant gold leaf covering the World Heritage-listed temple, you can now eat it too, in a beautifully presented ice cream cone.

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McDonald’s Japan offers customers the chance to win a chicken nugget made from 18-karat gold

The gold prize is part of a new campaign that involves searching for clues left by a yellow-suited “Nugget Thief” at stores around the country.

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Why use chocolate or nuts when you can top your ice cream with gold like these Japanese cafes?

Taking a page from traditional artisans, these treats shine like gold near the Sea of Japan.

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Garrett’s Popcorn Shops releases exclusive tin: Nagoya Gold

Calling all Chubu region popcorn fan! Garrett’s Popcorn Shops has released a geographically exclusive popcorn tin: Nagoya Gold.

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Japan Ninja Council fulfills wealthy shadow warriors’ wishes by selling solid gold throwing stars

Stylish shinobi seeking silver shuriken similarly supplied.

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Nestlé Japan is giving away Kit Kats that aren’t a special flavor, but solid gold!

Nestlé Japan is starting a membership service for its Kit Kat Chocolatory product line, and it comes with a chance to win an actual gold Kit Kat!

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New One Piece movie’s summer 2016 release date confirmed

Get ready for another One Piece Film Gold, hitting theaters July 23, 2016!

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We visited the gold Star Wars calendar and Darth Vader helmet in Ginza!【Photos】

A giant, solid gold Star Wars calendar? Yep, and it’s just as insane as you’re imagining!

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Nestlé Japan to release gold Kit Kats this December

Nestlé Japan is famous for producing unusual Kit Kats but this December they’re set to release their most unique version yet: a Kit Kat encased in real gold.

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Turn over a new gold leaf with these stylish Gundam dishes from the Gundam Cafe

The age of the geek with expendable cash is truly upon us, as many people who grew up on comic books and cartoons are turning into adults with well-paying jobs. There is also a growing population of people in Japan who are forgoing a traditional relationship and instead spending more money on themselves. These burgeoning consumers might be the reason why you will find geek-centric yet sophisticated household items. That way, responsible adults can still revel in their fandoms but still be refined home decorators.

It’s time to get our wallets ready again, since now you can buy Mobile Suit Gudam plates covered in Kanazawa gold leaf.

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