Japan

Like heights? 231-meter (758-foot) skyscraper in Tokyo opens a zipline course on its roof

Zipline of the Heavens promises to be hell on earth for anyone with a fear of heights.

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Guardians of the Galaxy’s Gamora spotted sightseeing in Tokyo!【Video】

Is the fierce Guardian enjoying a break in Tokyo

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Japanese teens develop anti-fart underwear that blocks smell and sound of flatulence

Because everyone farts.

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Manga shows true life-changing encounter between Hawaiian surfers and paralyzed Japanese man

A 16-panel manga shows how easy it can be to change a person’s life.

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Bubble tea amusement park to open in Harajuku, promises to be the “tapioca land of your dreams”

Boba fans won’t want to miss this!

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Death toll in anime studio arson attack climbs to 33, movie production cancelled

Kyoto Animation president says company has been receiving death threats for years.

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Permanent Sailor Moon restaurant opening in Tokyo with live stage shows every day!

Moon power, every night.

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Anime studio attacked by arsonist, explosion leaves dozens injured, 12 dead

Arsonist claims Kyoto Animation “ripped off other people’s work.”

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Japan’s prime minister asks men cheating on their wives, and their girlfriends to vote for him

Votes are votes, right?

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Ed Sheeran’s “I Don’t Care” gets official Japanese parody video starring Blouson Chiemi 【Video】

Japanese comedian steps into Justin Bieber’s shoes and eats flying sushi with Sheeran in hilarious new music video.

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We slurped some darn tasty noods at Japan’s top-rated ramen shop

Chukasoba Shibata in Chofu, Tokyo, has the best noods in all the land, we can confirm.

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Japanese company offers working space for just 100 yen per hour in downtown Tokyo

Whether you’re visiting Japan on business, working remotely, or just need a quick phone charge, this is definitely something you’ll want to take advantage of.

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Japan’s 10 favorite emoji for Twitter, and how they compare to the rest of the world

Only three emoji make both lists.

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CoCo Ichibanya proves to be a great company to work for with this sweet tale of a wedding gift

The popular curry restaurant chain proves that it deserves to join the ranks of Japan’s best companies.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! creator apologizes for drawing charters making political statements ahead of elections

Doesn’t back away from accusation that Japan’s currently in-power politicians are “betraying the country” though.

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Kyoto has a shrine that’s supposed to make you rich, so our reporter Mai tested its power

With blessed money and a blessed wallet, is Mai about to strike it rich?

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American band Vasudeva uses real Japanese convenience store receipt for shirt design

But what do people in Japan think about the design?

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Three friends go into a pitch-black “haunted” tunnel in Japan, freaky terror ensues【Video】

Watch your step when entering one of the most haunted places in Japan.

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Pokémon and One Piece team up, give Luffy’s hat to Pikachu for special earthquake relief project

Pokémon GO promotion aims to bring travelers to the hometown of One Piece’s creator.

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Shonen Jump opens special bar for adults to raise a toast to their childhood action heroes

This new establishment pays particular homage to manga that were serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump in the 1980s.

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