“Donald Trump” fraudster accused of scamming confused citizens in Japanese phone scam

If Donald Trump called you on the phone asking for cash in broken Japanese, would you give him a single yen?

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Haruki Murakami never uses social media, bluntly explains why

World-famous Japanese author has no fear of missing out.

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Graham cracker KitKats? New wholewheat biscuit variety debuts in Japan

The brand’s first new series in 10 years features a healthier KitKat.

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Warm-up and exercise with Machamp in new Pokémon-themed calisthenics video

Even if you don’t have four arms, folks of all ages and physiologies can break a sweat with Machamp!

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Gifu office worker arrested for his homemade tire-popping caltrops

Criminal used Spikes! Spikes were scattered all around Gifu City.

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Here’s how to sign up to be one of the 8 people to circle the moon with Yusaku Maezawa

Start by pre-registering, and get a fun “Crew Candidate Certificate“!

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New Hello Kitty collaboration wristwatch is extremely stylish, comes with two styles of bands

This beautiful watch is also Tokyo-themed, and comes with a special Hello Kitty Tokyo box!

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Japan’s Shizuoka bans teachers from personal communication with students on social media

Teachers who violate rule will face disciplinary action.

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Women speak out about sexual violence after Great East Japan Earthquake

“Buried voices” get the attention they deserve, and bring about positive change. 

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The Titan-Sized Attack on Titan manga is freakishly huge, breaks world record for largest comic

Collected volume is sized to fit the hands of the Titans themselves.

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There’s a samurai-era village for you to walk through at this awesome overlooked museum in Japan

The town is called Fukuyama now, but once upon a time it was Kusado Sengencho.

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Wear Japan’s most iconic landmark on your shoes with this Adidas collaboration【Photos】

Get a bit of Japanese traditional culture in your step with shoes designed by tattoo artists from Osaka.

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Mr. Sato eats a Japanese sweet potato brulée so good that it just about knocks his socks off

Mr. Sato says you have to try this…and everything else at wagashi café Tsumugi!

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Final Evangelion movie to stream first 12 minutes for free this weekend【Video】

Extended Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time preview will include never-before seen footage from the franchise finale.

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Can Shakey’s Pizza Japan make a mean fried chicken bento? We find out 【Taste Test】

Would you expect a pizza buffet restaurant to make delicious fried chicken?

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Getting divorced in the new Story of Seasons video game means you have to kill your kids

No need for custody hearings in Olive Town, apparently.

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Largest Japanese giant salamander dies, aged…Maybe 70 or so?

Yuzumaru, we hardly knew ye.

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AI translation company Rozetta bans staff from speaking a foreign language at work

The company’s AI machine translation programs eliminate the need for anyone to speak a language other than their own, they say. 

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Japanese star’s makeup transformation goes viral online 【Videos】

Singer and actress Naoko Ken proves you can be rockstar gorgeous at any age.

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Deer killed by man with axe in Nara

Police say the man lost his temper when the animal hit his car. 

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