posted on 2023-05-12 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Trial will have total of 32 hearings over course of 4 months
May 12th 2023
posted on 2023-05-12 09:36 EDT by Egan Loo
Tanaka will not serve 18 months in prison, if he remains on good behavior for 3 years
posted on 2023-05-13 09:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Koza to still serve 3 years in jail for guilty verdict of 8 counts of child pornography possession
New 9,437-square foot restaurant is first “Japan culture promotion” branch outside Japan.
May 13th 2023
Visit This Hidden Gem in Nagano
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 14th 2023
May 14, 2023 9:15pm CDT
A new visual was released of the Forgers and friends in leopard print-inspired outfits
Founder’s niece says she should have done more to investigate allegations, outlines changes for company going forward.
And we add one of our own.
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 15th 2023
Once a super convenient portal for flying out of Tokyo, a lot of people forget the Tokyo City Air Terminal still exists.
posted on 2023-05-15 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Tokino Sora, Hoshimachi Suisei, Houshou Marine join July 2 event
posted on 2023-05-15 13:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Badtz-maru sneaks into top 10 for 1st time in 12 years
Horses that make it to the top are seen as signs of good harvest, but those that don’t may die.
Sweet Sunny Disposition
Photo studio chain even offers Question Mark Block photo frames as part of tie-up with Nintendo’s Super Mario.
posted on 2023-05-16 03:09 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kusunoki tested positive last week
posted on 2023-05-16 09:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Creators cited negative experiences with AI, such as stolen AI art distributed on foreign websites
Whether you’re looking for the hustle and bustle or peace and quiet, this list has you covered.
Good eats in this part of the countryside aren’t hard to come by.
May 16th 2023
Seraph Dazzlegarden, Yang Nari Solo Singles Available Now at animate International
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 16th 2023
May 16, 2023 8:12pm CDT
Lyrical Lily from D4DJ will perform as the opening act
May 16th 2023
Designed with the spirit of the shrine in mind but new methods, it’s the perfect combination of ancient and modern.
Reminds me of the time I was threatened with 99 luftballoons.
The energetic, dance-filled festival will make its grand outdoor return to the streets of Tokyo for the first time since before the pandemic.
A captivating scene of everyday life in Edo…an Edo with multiple Pokémon species in it.
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 17th 2023
Here’s a breakdown of the most popular bike rental services in Japan, from how to rent them and how much they cost.
These Easy-To-Grow Beauties Will Brighten Your Home During The Rainy Season And Beyond!
And yes, Bowser Jr. is Mario’s adversary for it.
posted on 2023-05-18 00:01 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Footage from Steins;Gate: My Darling’s Embrace game, Steins;Gate & Spy×Family anime allegedly posted
May 18th 2023
We discover an unforgettable dish in the city that boasts the highest number of ramen joints per 100,000 people in Japan.
posted on 2023-05-18 12:00 EDT by Kim Morrissy
KawaiiSensei, OMOCAT, Ogipote, other popular illustrators to hold lectures
How much is it costing us to be the proud owners of the house we bought for less than US$9,500?
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 18th 2023
Let’s hug it out at USJ.
posted on 2023-05-19 05:34 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Chihara had put her singing career on indefinite hiatus in 2021
May 19th 2023
She’s never played a single game in the series, but she’s made one of the coolest works of Zelda fan art ever.
New complex in Tokyo refashions its restrooms following public backlash.
Rainy Day? Play Anyway!
There’s More Than Just The Famous Fish Market
Atami hoteliers thought Godzilla’s attack would end in spring, but the King of the Monsters makes his own schedule.
Take a walk into the past at these must-visit Japanese historical wonderlands.
Blue Skies And Sunshine
Everyone knows the yakuza don’t take any crap.
posted on 2023-05-22 11:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Nagano revealed discharge from hospital on Monday
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 22nd 2023
The Former Furukawa Gardens make for an extremely economical escape from the big city with special seasonal events happening right now.
Actor/director visits Japan as part of promotion for Creed III’s Japanese release and its special anime short.
When it comes to Japanese prefectures, Pokémon’s gotta cap ’em all.
11 surprising cheap meals you can make at this famous Japanese convenience store chain.
May 23, 2023 9:34am CDT
“Escape from Laboratory Orca” will open in several venues across Japan this summer
Filling a niche we never knew existed.
We all know Ryogoku is sacred ground for sumo wrestlers, but this is bordering on ridiculous!
We find out if this is a foreign tourist trap or a truly great place to eat eel in Tokyo.
From Struggle To Strength: Changing The Lives Of Others
Learning to appreciate the little-known season that follows the cherry blossoms.
posted on 2023-05-24 10:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Editor thought Oshikiri was The Flowers of Evil manga creator Shūzō Oshimi
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 24th 2023
posted on 2023-05-24 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Government website hastily took down list on May 16 after social media exposure
posted on 2023-05-24 12:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Manga ended in 2020 due to Yako Gureishi’s worsening health
Three Photography Exhibits In Tokyo This Month
May 25th 2023
Balance struck between giving fans and family a place of remembrance and letting life return to normal in Kyoto neighborhood.
posted on 2023-05-25 09:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Naomi Ōzora also announces her marriage
We’ve got a new champion when it comes to Tokyo capsule hotels in this price range.
by Lynzee Loveridge & Jacki Jing, May 25th 2023
May 25, 2023 9:11pm CDT
The events themselves will be held as scheduled
Let’s find out if this Tokyo restaurant is a foreign tourist trap or a place that’s truly worth visiting.
The Japanese film legend premiered his latest (though he promises not his last) feature, the samurai period epic ‘Kubi,’ in Cannes.
Five things our reporter noticed after moving from Tokyo’s safest area to its least safe one.
by Jacki Jing, May 26th 2023
posted on 2023-05-26 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
SSS by applibot illustrator group’s exhibit runs from May 27 to June 4
May 26, 2023 8:32pm CDT
The clips were filmed at the NARUTO ＆ BORUTO attraction in Nijigen no Mori
May 26th 2023
He’s one of the few people in Japan who made it to adulthood without trying one of the country’s most popular festival foods.
by Jacki Jing, May 27th 2023
Taisho-era hotel feels like an elegant museum that you can sleep in.
We eat crow and apologize to some crows.
by Jacki Jing, May 28th 2023
Rain Or Shine
Celebrates the rich motorsports heritage of Japan. Taking place at the iconic Suzuka Circuit in Mie Prefecture, the Japanese Grand Prix is a unique experience showcasing the best of Japanese culture and Formula 1 racing.
But that just might be part of JR’s plan.
posted on 2023-05-29 10:15 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Takanashi’s ongoing Otome Tsubaki wa Warawanai manga goes on hiatus indefinitely
Making a living from driving the dead around.
May 29, 2023 7:43pm CDT
Onishi recently experienced dizziness, and difficulty breathing
Tokyo’s biggest student town has a special CoCo Ichi menu item all its own
posted on 2023-05-29 22:44 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ōnishi’s health worsened in past few days
Our reporter makes a long journey in the hope that some divine intervention will help her score tickets to her favorite idols’ concert this year.
Japan’s favorite convenience store for ice cream may have just invented the best way to eat it.
May 30, 2023 9:24pm CDT
The lyrics of the title tune were written by herself
Even players who don’t go home with a tournament prize will go home with some OxiClean.
This limited-time luxury is an indulgence worth splurging on!
by Jacki Jing, May 31st 2023
We went looking for an anime connection, and found a whole bunch of new reasons to love this Yamagata onsen town.
Our reporter shares how to navigate the different ways of ordering at the growing Yumcha Terrace Tohsai chain of eateries in Japan’s capital region.
May 31, 2023 8:17pm CDT
The project’s first song “1 LOVE 1” is now available
posted on 2023-06-01 08:08 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Defense asks for reduced fine, suspended sentence; final judgement is scheduled for July 7
Toshio Suzuki exhibit comes to southern city for the first time, with new merch along for the ride.
Jun 1st 2023
If you can hold off on your Japan road trip until the next century, you could really save some money!