Oct 27th 2023
Created completely by nature, this is a hidden gem you won’t want to miss during your Japan travels.
Oct 27th 2023
Traditional accommodation in Tokyo’s ritzy Minato Ward doesn’t get much cheaper than this…but there’s a catch.
Our reporter shows young and aspiring writers what’s really important.
Oct 27, 2023 1:51 PM CDT
Hagiwara was inspired by LiSA’s “Yu-ke” while drawing
Oct 27, 2023 8:17 PM CDT
Her song “just save me” was performed for the first time
Let’s take a ride to the northernmost stop of the Tokyo subway network.
Oct 27th 2023
Starting activities on Friday, October 27th, 2023 at 4 PM PDT!
Shibuya City is serious about stopping the Halloween street party this year.
Convenience store chain’s extreme yakisoba bread is even frightening the locals.
Taste-testing Nagano’s Soba Shimbun.
And if you’d rather have a 60,000-yen comb, this Asakusa shop has some of those too.
Aji no Moto tasted so good, some people thought there must be some creepy creatures on the ingredient list.
Osaka Ohsho is really branching out with these new dishes.
Tokyo’s famous otaku neighbourhood was the place to be for some of the hottest characters this Halloween.
posted on 2023-10-30 04:57 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
BāRU agency cancels Digimon Adventure/Ensemble Stars! voice actor’s contract
Oct 30th 2023
“Cooking Voice” featuring NIJISANJI EN Livers will be available from November 5th (Sunday) 18:00 PST!
Oct 30th 2023
When you want to remind people what cornflakes are made of, in an unforgettable way.
I hope they throw salt over everything.
Oct 30th 2023
Sweet, savory, and doubly lucky.
Does this lesser-known noodle variant of the quick-and-easy tamago kake gohan (TKG) have what it takes to become the next big thing?
You won’t find shumai like this anywhere else.
Oct 31, 2023 3:30 AM CDT
KyoAni drew a visual and logo for the city
Who’s man enough to fight with Seiji?
by Ken Iikura-Gross, Oct 31st 2023
If we can’t go to Shibuya on Halloween, then we’re going to be Shibuya on Halloween.
Making curry rice and beef bowls is now easier and faster than ever.
Oct 31st 2023
Enigmatic chart-topping artist presents her captivating Live performance at Nippon Budokan, now available for global fans to stream for the first time.
Naked returns to Shinjuku Gyoen.
Kick off your shoes and have a good time.
Nov 1st 2023
Hidden gem wows us with its atmospheric setting, and its amazing food.
Shibuya Scramble Starbucks is closed, and it’s all because of online video streaming.
We investigate an intriguing sweets product at the popular international foods chain and discover the secret of its hidden flavor.
Famous characters come to life on this last day of cosplay celebrations.
Nov 2nd 2023
65 hololive production talents will be participating in the Countdown Event!
Gestures are the only way to communicate at this Harajuku cafe.
McNuggets aren’t the only thing these high schoolers are in love with.
Let’s just say you’ll find far, far more than books.
The spirit of Operation Tomodachi lives on.
Limited-edition beverage looks set to be the hit drink of the festive season.
Nov 2, 2023 11:40 PM CDT
“It is a great encouragement to me,” said Hisaishi
Remembering to hang it up to dry afterwards not likely to earn him any clemency.
Free to visit, this huge rooftop is one of the best places to take a break from the chaos of the city.
No, that’s not a typo.
A visit to the renamed Tokyo Motor Show.
posted on 2023-11-03 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Creator of Lady Ann, “Pia no Shouzou” interested in A.I. manga
Nov 3, 2023 9:07 PM CDT
All songs are written/composed by himself
Are lines deceptive, or is the food as good as they suggest?
Ginza restaurant will let you skip waiting in line if you plan ahead…and pay a fee.
Osakan inventor attributes idea to those damn long-haired Beatles.
Proof that when night falls, nature comes out to play in the Japanese countryside, like something out of an anime film.
posted on 2023-11-05 07:00 EST by Ken Ikuhara-Gross
Due to events in other areas and the holiday being on a weekday, less people showed up in costume in Shibuya
Will another taxi consultation result in another delicious meal?
That’s some dam fine work.
Get on the ramen bus!
What more could you want in a meal?!
Such as “Should I get up now, or go back to sleep?”
Proof that some of Tokyo’s best secrets are hiding underground.
After family, friends, and lovers, two more “nothing-special happy times” get their moments in the cozy anime spotlight.
Sushiro wants to create a more individualistic work environment.
posted on 2023-11-06 11:00 EST by Anita Tai
Award honors individuals who make significant contributions to country
The best-selling Japanese solo musical artist in history celebrates her 25th anniversary with a special sweet treat.
Nov 6th 2023
Hot vending machine drinks inspired by hot pot.
posted on 2023-11-06 19:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Can you name all the anime titles in the ad?
Nov 6, 2023 7:42 PM CST
The doctor recommends her refraining from hard exercise
Get a taste of Muji that you can’t get anywhere else.
Seiji expands his palate in Nakajuban.
Enjoy your choice of two of Japan’s favorite hotpot dishes from the toastiest seats ever on top of the second-tallest building in Japan.
Nov 7, 2023 7:17 AM CST
Hirakawa was admitted to hospital for sudden deafness
Karma is particularly strong when it comes to Japanese cuisine, apparently.
Precision quality from a city known for its blacksmithing techniques.
Claims to work well in your “home office kitchen.”
Nov 7, 2023 7:17 PM CST
General sales of the tickets has begun
Nov 7, 2023 7:41 PM CST
The group will appear at Anime NYC 2023
Nov 7, 2023 8:23 PM CST
His 3rd full album “DETONATOR” hits Japanese stores today
Nov 7th 2023
Participating Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Locations to Offer a Triple Threat Drink Menu and Collectible Keychain Giveaway for an Upcoming Game from the Popular Persona™ Franchise
Nov 7th 2023
Watch Scuderia AlphaTauri Formula 1 Driver Yuki Tsunoda Bring the Legendary Franchise from Bandai Namco to the Racing Grid in a New Promotional Video
In a no-shoes-indoors society, the Qurra is here to help.
You can’t say it tastes bad…
Nov 8, 2023 10:00 AM CST
“Just having that relation to anime has connected me to people all over the world which is such a beautiful thing!”
posted on 2023-11-08 13:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
YOSHIKI cancelled U.S. appearance on November 3 to go back to Japan
Is this Japanese supermarket sushi really worth the hype?
Sleep aid device Mimipokka skips the tunes to focus on relaxation and destressing
The hit hot sauce from overseas isn’t quite what he was expecting.
Psyduck’s donut debut sort of breaks your brain to look at, but how does it taste?
Limited-edition drink celebrates milestone anniversary in style, with a nod to the local dialect.
Getting a blood-red cassette tape from someone he didn’t know freaked him out, but also piqued his curiosity.
This glamorous 10-seater counter restaurant serves up one of the best sushi deals in Tokyo.
American band who fell in love with taiyaki after visiting Japan finally gets the release they’ve truly been waiting for.
We sure gave it our best shot, though!
Nov 9, 2023 1:00 PM CST
Enjoy brand new music videos on Crunchyroll today!
Mr. Sato sits down for a literal new level in massively meaty curry rice.
Nov 9, 2023 8:40 PM CST
Her 5th album ranks 9th on the daily album charts
Nov 9, 2023 10:33 PM CST
Event opens on December 15 in Ikebukuro’s Sunshine City
It’d only work for single locations, but our Poké-fan reporter thinks this might be an easy and effective strategy.
A touch of traditional Japanese interior luxury for the true lord of your manor.
Mr Sato treats his skin to a beauty product that’s surprisingly painful.
Nov 10, 2023 1:00 PM CST
Frontman Milly also talked about their anime tattoo sleeve
posted on 2023-11-10 18:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Another feat added to Yonezu and J-pop’s list of historic firsts
A hidden gem that’s popular with locals.
Shikkoku no Cheesecake lives up to its name.
Let there be light at the SoraHouse!
A deal too good to pass up, but there are limited meals available.
Our reporter returns to a place of her childhood that’s still going strong after decades of operation.
How different do Tokyo and Fukuoka look at 5 p.m.?
Moraeru Jihanki doesn’t need money, only costs a little of your time.
A trick anyone can learn with a bit of practice.
After more than three decades, it’s the end of the line for the JR station burger chain.
This is one product that’s too good to be kept a secret.
posted on 2023-11-13 05:26 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Ado, singing voice of Uta from One Piece Film Red, debuts on the program as herself
A modern twist on Japan’s traditional gift-giving culture.
Both may be fried, but fans have strong opinions.
Nov 13, 2023 8:29 PM CST
Performed songs usually revealed in mid-December
Nov 13, 2023 9:09 PM CST
Nakamura’s new mini album “Henshin” hits stores on December 13
Founder hopes to expand to Mars when feasible.
Nov 14th 2023
Nov 14, 2023 9:00 AM CST
“The Rumbling” rockers set off on their first headlining North American tour
It may not be normal, but we could get used to this.
”Pack rice” and frozen rice leftovers can both save you time, but how much money does the cheaper option save you?
Nov 14th 2023
Anyone who’s ever gotten lost in the maze of a Tokyo station is bound to feel something akin to adventure, horror, or both when playing this game.
Nov 14, 2023 8:20 PM CST
The CD single will be available on December 6
Skipping Hiroshima’s most famous food brought us to a place that both is and isn’t representative of the city.
Nov 15, 2023 8:15 AM CST
Pokémon voice actors lend their talents to ad for noodle dish
A cheesy green tea Frappuccino to celebrate the holidays.
Nov 15th 2023
Nov 15th 2023
Can we recreate the baked version of yatsuhashi with different cooking methods?
Negative reaction to unfair comparison between ryokan and hotel experiences prompts video takedown.
Taiyaki chain and American rock band form unlikely partnership.