All Stories by Jamie Koide

Japanese fashion magazine bundles cute Sailor Moon freebies with new issue

You won’t want to miss your chance to pick up the most recent issue of ViVi for this cute Sailor Moon pouch and mirror set!

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Japanese company releases sleek, traditional arts & crafts version of Monopoly【Pics】

Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten, knows that despite being in business for 300 years, you haven’t really made it until you own Boardwalk, Mayfair, or in this case Kyoto’s Nishijin Textile Center.

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Modern concerto fuses classical music and ping-pong for an epic performance【Video】

If you were someone who could never decide between music or sports in school, this crazy oncerto might be right up your alley.

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How to tell if your cat is left- or right-handed【Video】

Japan’s favorite Sottish Fold, Maru, and his friend Hana lend us a paw to show you how.

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Homemade seaweed & milk face packs—the secret to healthier skin?【Video】

Whip up a homemade face pack with this Korean recipe that only requires two common ingredients you’ll find in many Asian kitchens: seaweed and milk.

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Superhero Hello Kitty robot Ichigoman is back with a new manga!

Japan’s cutest superhero is back to save the world!

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Chloe Grace Moretz delivers kimchi slap down during a spot on Korea’s Saturday Night Live【Video】

The infamous kimchi slap makes a comeback!

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Japanese brand Muji shrinks and rebuilds Tokyo using 10,000 of its items【Video】

See the sights and hear the sounds of Tokyo with this amazing recreation of the city using only Muji brand household products.

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Elderly woman’s suicide highlights mounting problems for Japan’s seniors

Just before her 100th birthday, one woman in Hyogo Prefecture sadly decides to blow out the candles for good.
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These figures will literally bend over backwards to be your new life model. 

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Elegant new bar and club space especially for crossdressers to open in Tokyo

Girls- and men dressed as girls- just want to have fun, and now they can at Bar☆Onna no Ko Club.

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In Japan, skip the makeup counter and head to the convenience store for these 5 great cosmetics

Here are five of the best, high quality cosmetics that line the shelves at Japanese convenience stores, according to one of our Japanese reporters.

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Korean music video is jam-packed with leg shots, suddenly has Japan’s undivided attention【Video】

If you’re more a leg kind of guy or gal, you’ll definitely want to check out Stellar’s “Sting” music video.

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Korean artist’s cool color-changing fan art leaves Japanese Twitter users amazed

Does this character fan art from The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls invoke fairy godmother magic, or is there more to this trick than meets the eye?

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Lingerie-wearing Korean drummer covers Guns N’ Roses, Internet falls in love【Video】

South Korean native A-yeon has gained quite the following with her enthusiastic drumming, youthful good looks, and sexy outfit.

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Traditional Japanese umbrellas feature designs inspired by The Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls

Made in Gifu Prefecture, these elegant designs reflect not only modern pop culture, but an umbrella-making tradition that stretches all the way back to the Edo Period.

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Japanese graduates rush to make a little extra cash…by selling their school uniforms online

It’s not uncommon for graduates in some countries to throw their caps up in the air in celebration, but in Japan some graduates are throwing their old uniforms up for auction instead.

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Fluffy feline scarf keeps you warm in more ways than one

Say “meow” to this creatively cute, must-have item!

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Robotic dance group World Order is back with a new music video filmed in Shanghai【Video】

Amid tension between countries in East Asia, techno dance group World Order travels to China to promote their message of peace in their latest music video.

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Kodansha announces new manga for Cardcaptor Sakura, with more in store for the series in 2016

To celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, the Cardcaptor Sakura franchise is getting a new manga, including a bunch of other tie-in goodies and events this year you don’t want to miss!

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