Nov 16th 2023
Women also allowed onboard.
Mr. Sato takes on a big and bizarre cookie from the new sweets chain.
Nov 16, 2023 10:00 AM CST
Cosplay is for everyone
Japan might have a reputation for being high-tech, but it’s still got a lot to learn when it comes to unsupervised shopping.
Nov 16, 2023 7:05 PM CST
Their new album ranks 19th in the weekly charts
Showa Park is a great reason to make the trip out to Tachikawa.
A triumph of the human spirit!
When new vtubers are going to debut I’m always most curious about what they’ll sound like. So I wonder about if the Armis guys are going sound how I imagine
Headed to Shibuya, Shinjuku, or Harajuku? You might need to rethink your route.
A very Asian twist on fried chicken.
Our reporters’ experienced palates are tested once again.
Nov 17, 2023 7:45 PM CST
The special edition will also be available on December 6
Tokyo’s long-time-coming long goodbye to the Ueno monorail.
Bringing a little magic to your skin care rituals.
It may look like nothing special, but it’s actually the perfect vegetable to pair with anything!
Nov 18th 2023
Nov 18th 2023
With Japan’s three biggest convenience store chains now all having their own premium brands, it’s time to see whose makes our stomachs the happiest.
Santa-shaped KitKats?! What more could you need for this holiday season?
Old-school winter refuge adapted for modern living rooms.
The classic battle of old man vs old machine
posted on 2023-11-19 22:31 EST by Ken Iikura-Gross
The SPY x FAMILY characters take over a cruise ship — and you can join them
Where there are normally 60, there’s now a whopping zero.
The age group that reads the most e-comics is perhaps not the one that you’d think, for a few reasons.
posted on 2023-11-20 10:00 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Gundam Fan e-Festival 2023 gives fans a chance to “hack the moving Gundam”
Behind the calm, polite face of a Kyotoite is an angry woman who wants to shout at you for being so uncultured.
You, too, may be able to get your hands on this “Tuna King” when you pass through Tokyo Station.
Don’t worry, the zen will come to you.
posted on 2023-11-21 09:17 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Ennosuke had been arrested on suspicion of assisting his parents’ suicides
Tokyo accommodation doesn’t get much cheaper than this.
The 100-yen shop chain comes to the holiday rescue.
Seven splurging suggestions for eating at Japan’s favorite beef bowl chain.
Miyako manju blend into the background in Ueno, but stand out from the crowd in flavor.
We want our money back.
For expensive times, make it Suntory time.
New drinks capture the nuttiness of Christmas with a unique twist.
Concerned citizen’s report leads to baffling, (probably) harmless discovery.
Will free drinks and a “theater room” have us sleeping deeply through the night?
Nov 22, 2023 8:15 PM CST
The 13-song album hits stores November 29
Nov 22, 2023 9:10 PM CST
Anime project has been in the works
It’s time for a maritozzo rennaissance.
Turns out one wallet-friendly chain’s hot pot has a lot more meat.
Burger chain and Cup Noodle maker Nissin join hands for fowl ramen collaboration.
Kero-chan Chinese Cafe is the latest Cardcaptor anime eatery.
Nov 23, 2023 8:05 PM CST
Shooting took place in Singapore
Nov 23, 2023 8:36 PM CST
His first EP will be available on January 17, 2024
Announcement follows a number of recent closures in the Shibuya area.
Nov 24th 2023
You’ve never seen a Uniqlo quite like this.
You don’t have to spend a lot to get a great souvenir in Kyoto.
A new must-try Japanese KitKat to put on your shopping list!
Nov 25th 2023
This solves the one and only problem with Japan’s amazing heated tables.
Seiji finally visits the zoo that pretty much everyone else who lives in Tokyo has already been to.
We have no beef with a gyudon place that makes karaage this good.
We pick between two Japanese street foods that sound alike, but couldn’t be much more different.
Nov 26, 2023 8:52 PM CST
Their 15 music videos are now streamed in full-size
OMO5 Kyoto Gion by Hoshino Resorts partners with Kyoto cosmetics brand Yojiya for Fresh Beginnings in Kyoto Pretty Girl themed rooms.
posted on 2023-11-26 23:45 EST by Ken Iikura-Gross
Also, Angel muffin sandwich, Angel noodles, Eva Unit-01 chilled spaghetti salad
Free samples of salmon beef, salmon pork, and salmon chicken coming to Tokyo.
A bird for booze.
Turns out man catchers also make good scooter beaters.
Nov 27th 2023
Discovery leads to more questions than answers.
Ikekara makes its way to Japan’s capital.
A long-buried memory recently resurfaced during our Japanese-language reporter’s annual memorial trip–and he still doesn’t know how to feel about it.
posted on 2023-11-28 01:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kiyoi plays Kaede Nagamine in project
Nov 28, 2023 4:14 AM CST
Tickets will be updated when final area opens in March
Sand-loving Pokémon look right at home in this famous-for-sand prefecture.
Slow Page pours classy coffee too at Azabudai Hills.
Nov 28th 2023
Nov 28th 2023
Nov 28th 2023
From now on, if you want to see much of anything at Ghibli Park you’re going to need a Premium ticket, which costs almost as much as a Disneyland one.
Turns out there’s an even larger version of this famous face, and she’s someone worth listening to.
posted on 2023-11-28 23:59 EST by Ken Iikura-Gross
Relive the excitement of the Mugen Train Arc
Two of three robbers now in police custody.
The battle for the heart and stomach of fast food fans gets started, and our taste buds are the battleground.
If you’ve never tried a guest house before, you definitely should!