Posted by Ingrid Tsai

Is ramune another COVID-19 casualty? Iconic Japanese soda faces plummeting sales and bleak summer

Not the ramune!

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It takes only two simple steps to achieve this gorgeous springtime look【Pics】

Best part of it all is that it only takes one beauty product.  

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Japanese netizen moves into new apartment, gets greeted by shriveled surprise in the oven【Pics】

Ummm…thanks?

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New virtual reality attraction allows thrill-seekers to bungee jump off Tokyo Tower

Introducing a place where both the real and the virtual Tokyo landscape converges.

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We dig into Japanese ice cream flavored with iron metal and are wowed by the result【Taste Test】

Unfortunately, this ice cream isn’t a replacement for your daily iron supplements, but it sure tastes good!

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Uniqlo’s new graphic tee collab features Animal Crossing, Pokémon, League of Legends, and more!

Gamers of different genres have a wide variety to select from with Uniqlo’s upcoming Spring 2021 lineup.

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Life saved in Tottori, Japan by same skin transplant treatment used for Kyoto Animation arsonist

Individual whose life was saved now in stable condition.

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Meet Aloma: the Japanese male idol group cheering on moms through the trials of child-rearing

A truly one-of-a-kind boy band.

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Japanese high school kendo coach caught forcing students to pay birthday-tribute money

Typically, students are encouraged to report bullying to the adults, but what do you do when the adult is the bully?

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High fashion and kimono: Kyoto’s Wazigen Shizukuya ushers in new kimono couture for Spring 2021

Swagger through town with the latest from this premier kimono brand.

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Japanese sports company Mizuno releases stylish furniture which doubles as training equipment

Another perfect way to get some exercise while working at the desk or watching TV.

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UNIQLO’s newest commercial features AIRism casual wear and heartwarming sapphic love

Gal pals? No, gal lovers!

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Segways soon to be permitted on public roads and new rules in the works for electric scooters

Of course, the new rules will come with a few catches.

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Japanese netizen goes ham for hanami with supersized dango and we live for it【Photos】

Some dango are built different, and some are built to destroy our jaws. 

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Japanese watch brand Seiko collabs with Evisen Skateboards, surprises watch and sushi lovers

Out of all the motifs to come out in this collab, there was one which completely blindsided us.

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What are the ten most popular Japanese sake brands? New poll reveals the favorites of sake lovers

Out of hundreds of different sake brands, which ones came out on top? 

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Japan’s Ministry of Education hosts Twitter campaign to recruit teachers, it backfires right away

When the Ministry of Education said “pass the baton,” some folks threw it in the trash instead.

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From April onward all price tags and ads in Japan must reflect final cost with sales tax included

Retailers and stores rush to implement new rule.

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We compare and contrast Starbucks Japan’s 2021 cherry blossom season Frappuccinos【Taste Test】

Am we going insane because of hay fever or are these two just the same drink?

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S.RIDE taxi cars in Tokyo will soon become moving ad galleries with new advanced window tech

Rather than Fast and Furious, taxi passengers will be Fast and hopefully more Curious about the latest goods and services offered in the local area.
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