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Finally! First-ever Pokémon manhole covers installed in downtown Tokyo

Pokéfuta are waiting for fans outside two of Japan’s best museums.

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Tokyo luxury hotel teams up with Cup Noodle for 50th anniversary ramen cocktails and course meals

‘Cause what better way to celebrate turning 50 than with some “noods”?

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Killing Machine appears at Japanese baseball stadium, Dragon Quest fans thrilled【Video】

Video game monster brings the heat with a sizzling fastball.

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How easy is it to win super expensive Japanese whisky at a gacha machine in Tokyo?

So determined to win rare full-sized Hibiki and Yamazaki whiskies we’re willing to spend over US$300 for them.

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Japanese YouTuber tests out homemade Water Cake three different ways【Video】

Find out which ingredient will give you the transparent treat you’re looking for.

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We try some “raw” dorayaki from Kyoto and are overwhelmed with its thickness

It’d be hard to find a sweet as girthy as this one!

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Sinisterly delicious wine from Attack on Titan anime now on sale in real-world Japan

Winemaker promises no monstrous side effects.

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Teacher in Japan literally picks up truant kid, carries him out of house to make him go to class

Parents are less than pleased with overly hands-on approach to education.

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Experience a job putting dandelions on sashimi for eternity in new VR game!

Easily the most sophisticated sashimi dandelion simulator to date.

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Landmark Akihabara arcade Adores is the latest Tokyo game center to go out of business

Only a few days remain for the crane game specialist.

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Happy Father’s Day, Japan-style with the Asahi Super Dry beer tower set【Photos】

After going to all the trouble to raise you, doesn’t Dad probably need more than just a six-pack?

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Mr. Sato’s day made from this gacha capsule toy with a special surprise【Pics】

Sometimes it’s the small things that light up our day.

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Does this “Mother Milk” eau de toilette really smell like a newborn baby? We ask a baby

A sniff test reveals surprising results. 

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Crowdfunding opens on Japanese version of a gadget that makes any canned beer easier to drink

Turn even the cheapest convenience store beer into a classy little beer cup with this device!

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We visited Akihabara’s PCR Test Center and here’s what you should expect

The low-down on directions, instructions, and more.

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Japan’s shortest train line may also be its creepiest, looks like something out of a horror film

Need a place to shoot a budget apocalypse movie?

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Final Fantasy VII silicone mold lets you make Buster Sword chocolates, ice cubes in your freezer

Cloud’s iconic weapon is ready to help quench your thirst and satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Booze made from wood coming soon in Japan

I think that I shall never drink a double as lovely as a tree.

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Poll asks adult manga fans to pick Weekly Shonen Jump’s greatest artist ever

Grown-ups weigh in on the question of whose art has stayed in their hearts into adulthood.

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Berserk cosplay grieving – Working out sadness at Kentaro Miura’s death the only way we know how

Our in-house Berserk fan dresses up as one of the series most memorable faces…and no, it’s not Guts of Griffith.

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