Japanese researchers learn how to grow hair follicles, and probably new hair

If you want hair restoration, better go to the source.

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You can now rent “fat people” in Japan

New company seeks to change the image of being overweight in Japanese society.

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Stationmaster cat dies in Japan after being hit by car

Locals heartbroken after sudden death of Kyushu’s Stationmaster Nya.

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Searching for Totoro at Totoro Station in Totoro, Japan

Join us for a journey to the countryside to find the forest giant from Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro

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Surprise in store for fans as beloved virtual pet franchise Tamagotchi approaches 25th birthday

What’s cracking this time?

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Japan’s first pulled pork specialty store opens in Tokyo

Will Toasty Guys satisfy our cravings for quality sauce and smoky flavours?

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Flying beef bowls?!? Yoshinoya completes drone delivery of its signature gyudon【Video】

Medical workers get to enjoy a hot Yoshinoya lunch without leaving their hospital.

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Rumiko Takahashi explains why her characters can’t ever just come right out and say “I love you”

The legendary creator of the will-they-or-won’t-they couples of Inuyasha and Ranma 1/2 discusses her logic.

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This delicious naan-focaccia combination is the one thing we want for dessert right now【SoraKitchen】

We experiment with three different mixes to satisfy our particularly peculiar cravings!

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Pokémon’s legendary 2020 net profits prove it’s the very best, like no other franchise ever was

Despite perilous fumbles and mighty rivals in recent years, Pokémon marches along Victory Road: 2020 was its most successful sales year on record.

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We visit Japan’s new Sriracha vending machines to get our spicy red-sauce fix【Pics】

Once hard to find in Japan, now it’s super convenient!

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New Godzilla mobile game lets you raise your own Godzilla, race it against other monsters

Run Godzilla is a bizarre game full of spirit and good fun.

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Japan creates its first law requiring permits for crossbow possession

Until now it was easier to get your hands on a crossbow than an air rifle.

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Michelin Guide gyoza in Tokyo: Worthy of the accolade?

We put these internationally lauded dumplings to the test.

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This casual restaurant in Yokohama will serve you a tasty “two-color” tray at the crack of dawn

We follow a Japanese taxi driver’s recommendation and find a delicious eatery that’s easy on the eyes and the wallet.

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Ness’ Earthbound hat comes to the real world thanks to New Era, Earthbound popup store on the way

Quirky classic Nintendo video game inspires fashionable caps and gigantic plushie of franchise’s mascot creature.

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Amazing photos show Mt. Fuji looking just like an ukiyo-e woodblock painting

Photographer captures the mountain’s peak just as it must have inspired Hokusai.

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Historic Asakusa shopping street in danger as Taito Ward calls for shop evictions

Decades-old shops kept in families for generations could be shuttered as a result.

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U.S. government lowers Japan travel warning level

Japan was placed at highest warning level in May.

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Cowboy Bebop’s original composer is coming back for the Netflix live-action version

If “get everybody and the stuff together” means “get Yoko Kanno and her amazing musical talent,” then yes, it’s time to jam.

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