Save those coins – Extra-expensive capsule machine toys are on their way in Japan

Bandai’s Premium Gashapon wants to go beyond pocket-change impulse buys.

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Does your butt get cold in the winter? Try this butt heater cushion to keep you warm and cozy

Complete with a cushion and a heat pack, this set is great for the office, at home, or for outdoor events!

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Japanese boy whom Ronaldo stood up for in 2014 becomes national soccer champion

Seven years later and still pursuing his dream.

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A Japanese hot pot with an elevator inside is just what we need to make it through winter【Video】

A clever solution to one of the biggest hassles of eating hot pot.

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Cherry blossom forecast 2021 released! Sakura set to bloom early in Tokyo again this year

Time to start making those hanami flower-viewing plans!

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Tokyo’s latest plan to boost birth rate: Pay people 100,000 yen per baby they give birth to

Critics are already calling the idea shortsighted.

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We try the new Famichiki Burger from Family Mart

Is Japan’s new D.I.Y. fried chicken sandwich a match made in convenience store heaven?

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Shinjuku arcade breaks Guinness World Record for having the most crane games

If you want it, this arcade’s probably got it.

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Parents of bullied teenage girl who committed suicide commission portrait to “attend” Seijinshiki

Move sparked controversy among Japanese netizens. 

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Deceptive strawberry milk package angers 7-Eleven customers following banana scandal

Here comes another shady fruity drink.

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Luxury Spanish leather designer Loewe releases limited edition My Neighbor Totoro collection

Luxury fashion combined with a classic anime film…do we need to say more?

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We take a trip to Japan’s Lovot robot cafe, cuddle with a bot and learn how to love

Japan’s personal loneliness-busting robots have their own cafe, so naturally, we ran right over.

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Fukuoka town erects 7-meter gorilla scarecrow as symbol of strength against COVID-19

You had your chance, Amabie. It’s the gorilla’s turn now.

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We taste the new Japanese KitKat, aged in whisky barrels in Islay, Scotland

Never before have we experienced a chocolate quite like this.

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Evangelion can (not) get released – Final Rebuild film gets delayed again

Is the coronavirus the 19th Angel?

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Mario can’t beat state of emergency, Super Nintendo World theme park opening delayed again

Thank you Mario! But Universal Studios Japan’s expansion opening date is in another time period.

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Pokémon chooses Katy Perry for 25th anniversary celebration song teased in awesome Poké Ball video

Video promises the song is going to be “electric.”

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Foo Fighters unveil an exclusive new Japanese sake

Collaboration between rock legends and an esteemed sake brewery is every bit as good as it sounds.

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We tried every single flavor of Mister Donut’s Belgian chocolatier collab donuts【Taste test】

Donut even think you can resist the temptation. We couldn’t.

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What will 2021 mean for Valentine’s Day in Japan? Survey asks teens their chocolate plans

Homemade chocolate is great and all, but are people still making it in this coronavirus era?

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