Tokyo’s famous capsule apartments now take month-long reservations from foreign travelers

Architectural landmark is in a fantastic location from which to immerse yourself in the Tokyo lifestyle while seeing the city’s sights.

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We buy a $10 grilled cheese sandwich from this weird shop in Harajuku

We also had to cook it ourselves.

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Pokémon cosplay for cats: New gacha capsule toy series from Japan

Six Pocket Monster characters to suit all types of furry felines.

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Add a Japanese anime twist to your Halloween costume with unisex kimono cosplay

Japan’s spookiest yokai anime releases a range of gorgeous outfits just in time for Halloween.

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Japanese mother receives innocent baby toy as gift, turns out to be a bouncing head from hell

This is one toy you should stay clear of.

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Possibly the most useless product in the world: The Plastic Bottle Bottom Cap

Even if you defend the concept of such a thing, you’ll find that this isn’t even a good plastic bottle bottom cap.

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We attend the grand opening of the very first Krispy Kreme store in Hokkaido

More than 200 people lined up to be the first ever to get their doughnut fix on Japan’s northernmost island.

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Survey reveals Uniqlo’s most popular winter clothing beats its peers by a fair margin

Not sure what to get for winter? Perhaps a graph may help you decide!

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Godiva Japan’s amazing new matcha dessert drink looks like a gift from the green tea gods

After taking aim at one aspect of Japanese sweets culture earlier this year, the company is now embracing another.

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China planning on sending massive “artificial moon” into orbit in 2020 as a giant nightlight

If having one moon is good, then having two moons is twice as good, right?

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“I’m almost embarrassed by how good it is”: Our reporter really, really loves this fried rice

Think of this piece as our Japanese reporter’s love confession to this particular brand of frozen fried rice in honor of “Frozen Food Day.”

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Mysterious fireball flies across the sky over Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido【Video】

Sky and sea light up as phenomenon is seen at both ends of Japan’s largest prefecture.

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Godzilla constellation recognized by NASA as King of the Monsters claims a corner of space

Mt. Fuji constellation joins the kaiju in the gamma-ray-filled heavens.

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Tokyo Tsukiji inner fish market illegally reopens as protesting merchants sneak in, sell sashimi

Unhappy about government-mandated move to new facility, wholesalers occupy part of the market to do business as usual.

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Anime voice actress tells fan there’s not a woman in the world who’d be willing to marry him

Man asks for advice on how to marry a voice actress, gets told he could be a bachelor for life.

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Japanese weather woman causes a stir with photo proving she’s actually a university student

Aika Okita surprises everyone with a very different look offscreen.

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Tokyo has a BLUE sushi restaurant with all-you-can-eat BLUE sushi for just 400 yen (US$3.50)

Some people might say the color is wrong, but we can all agree the price is right.

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Korean pop star wears T-shirt commemorating Hiroshima atomic bombing, draws criticism in Japan

Photo surfaces following overseas concert by BTS as band continues to gain international popularity.

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We try ice cream with a topping of natto fermented soybeans, because the Internet told us to

Salty things are delicious on ice cream…but no one ever said anything about stinky things.

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No tricks, double treats as we try Starbucks Japan’s Halloween Witch and Princess Frappuccinos

Two enchanting newcomers just showed up at Starbucks, and we’re here to let you know which is right for you.

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