Japanese illustrator designs dental clinic billboard to look like an ad for an awesome anime

Makes us wonder if there will be an action-packed dentist anime someday.

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Want some bling in your snack? Koikeya’s new luxury chips features actual gold leaf

Koikeya has a new item in their line of Pride Potato luxury chips, and the special ingredient is golden — quite literally! 

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Annual Japanese horse racing event to start off with a bang by collaborating with… Gundam?!

Welcome to Japan, where robots riding on horses can be a thing.

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A visit to the back-alley Tokyo ramen restaurant listed in the Michelin dining guide

Amazing ramen that’s well worth stepping off the main road for.

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Japanese police officer admits he was looking at porn on his phone while suspect escaped lockup

“To serve and protect” gets trumped by “to ogle and leer” as violent-crime suspect slips out of detention center.

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Japan’s number-one cosplayer plans first major photo album with Dragon Ball, One Piece outfits

Enako is ready to take her cosplay act to its biggest stage yet with a brand-new photo collection produced by manga mega-publisher Shueisha.

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We visited Tokyo’s samurai-period style cat cafe, and here’s why you should too【Photos】

The Edo Neko Chaya has a beautiful interior, charming kitties, and a heartwarming mission.

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For the Dragon Ball fan who has everything: A gold super Saiyan Goku pendant with diamond hair

Anime’s most famous martial artist enters his ultimate-bling form, and so does one of his many rivals-turned friends.

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We try cold soba with a creamy and delicious soy milk broth. It’s better than it sounds!

An unlikely pairing makes for delightful flavoring, and it’s vegetarian-friendly too!

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Five lies to help you get out of Japan’s dreaded end-of-the-year office parties

Attending the company’s “forget the year party” is all but required in Japan, but there are ways out, say the people who came up with these five fibs.

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Calendar sales of a certain foreign world leader are surpassing those of native stars in Japan

Perhaps even stranger still, this particular person has achieved an almost cult-like status among some Japanese women.

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Otaku dating service’s secret to success: Courting guys who’re accepting of boys love

Tora no Ana’s matchmaking parties see an attendance spike as they respond to women who want a boyfriend who’ll leave them alone and let them fangirl out.

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A Japanese idol got married so his management asked Twitter to decide if he should be fired

It’s a rough life for Japanese idols, a fact which was recently made crystal clear for Amatou Danshi member Kazuma Muroi.

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New Japanese Kit Kat features premium Tokyo Banana flavour…with crushed crepes

New premium Kit Kat comes with a premium professional pastry ingredient.

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Pokémon movie reboots look to continue with announcement of Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution

Pokémon’s first movie villain is coming back to theaters this summer.

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New “Maple Smoked Bacon” Cup Noodle mixes Japanese noodles with “American” indulgence

Nissin Cup Noodle takes some inspiration from maple bacon and turns it into a tasty noodle experience.

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And now, the story of a smelly fart on a crowded Japanese commuter train

Poor triangulation skills lead to a heated argument with a surprising solution to the mystery.

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Nine places to take unforgettable social media photos in Japan

From modern art to Shinto shrines, Data analysis group releases its list of top photography spots from 2018.

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Attack on Titan laundry detergent on sale in Japan for a limited time!

Who can aid you in doing “laundry with no regrets” better than Captain Levi?

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Aquarium in Japan encourages guests to call its fish “delicious-looking”

Staff says it takes the audible appreciation of its residents’ imagined flavor as a compliment.

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