Japan

Gross out your natto-hating friends with this incredibly realistic, sticky-looking train pass case

Or you’ll just make yourself hungry for natto and rice.

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Term “military comfort women” returns to Japanese government-approved junior high textbooks

”Military” designation has been absent from certified teaching materials for more than a decade.

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20th Century Boys star Toshiaki Karasawa named Japanese Jack Bauer in 24 reboot

That could work.

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Tokyo’s iconic Shibuya 109 building closes temporarily to prevent spread of coronavirus

First signs of central Tokyo shutting down with the unprecedented closure of a youth hotspot. 

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Japan’s most popular domestic burger chain adds 100-percent vegan burgers to menu

Mos Burger’s burgers are still moss-free, but this new one doesn’t use any animal products either.

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All of Tokyo’s neighbors are telling people to stay out of the city this weekend

Japan’s second largest city also tells people to stay in their homes during the period.

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Tokyo Governor holds press conference on coronavirus, sparks immediate panic-buying

People now fear a lockdown is on the horizon in Tokyo.

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Japanese government places entire world on “Please don’t travel to” list for citizens

Ministry of Foreign Affairs raises all countries’ travel danger levels in historic first.

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We try a traditional Tokyo dish of stewed loaches, encounter something we’ve never seen before

A taste of the Edo-period past, and a new encounter

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Where are all the beautiful women in Japan? Survey investigates

Top 10 results suggest you’ll have to travel outside of Tokyo to find the most beauties. 

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New Japanese-style Starbucks set to open in Nagano prefecture【Photos】

If you’re as big of a fan of Starbucks as you are of traditional Japanese aesthetics, mark your maps.

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Today, let’s all take a moment to watch this amazing Corgi butt video from Japan【Video】

Full points for speed, enthusiasm, and especially adorableness.

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Affordable luxury AND cheap beauty? We test Japan’s 100-yen Steam Face Mask【Photos】

Our 100 yen shop expert puts his face on the line.

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Get ready with Roland, the top-earning host in Japan【Video】

Roland, “King of the Hosts”, shares his morning routine on YouTube.

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Shakey’s Japan releases Mojo Potato recipe to keep home cooks happy during coronavirus outbreak

A delicious social distancing strategy.

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IOC President is “in 100-percent agreement” with Japan’s proposal to postpone Tokyo Olympics

Also agrees with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s proposal to have the Games by next summer at the latest.

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Mr. Sato records his own CD while working from a karaoke room

It had always been our writer’s dream to cut an album, but there was just one problem…

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Domino’s offers sakura videos, free second pizzas to get Japan to do cherry blossom parties at home

A subdued sakura season is a sad turn of events for Japan, but free pizza always puts a smile on people’s faces.

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Japanese cat is singularly perturbed by owner’s piano music, requests a concert cancelation

This one cat would like to call in a complaint about her owner’s rendition of “I Stepped on the Cat.”

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Beautiful anime fantasy mom is now teaching Japanese people how to speak English

Fans of Do You Love Your Mom? Will learn how to say “You may not look at me in the nude” as part of new textbook.

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