Survey ranks Tokyo as the most desirable Japanese prefecture to live in, bumping Kanagawa to #2

Top 10 results reveal the special places around Japan that people most want to live in.

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Corned beef taiyaki with melted cheese soon to be available for a limited time at popular chain

The usually sweet Japanese snack is getting a delightful savory edition.

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Japanese drugstore prohibits transforming into other people during coronavirus panic

Also asks that mask buyers refrain from suddenly developing a need for eyeglasses.

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Sexy girl? Handsome dude? This cosplayer can appear as either.

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Suicide rates for Japanese women/overall population reach historic low, with troubling exception

A decade of mental health improvement for almost everybody, but the “almost” part shows there’s still a lot of work to be done.

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Arashi’s greatest hits named world’s best-selling album of 2019

The veteran boy band becomes first Japanese artists to achieve such a ranking.

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Worker at Narita airport accidentally drops coronavirus reagent, contaminates whole room

If you think you’re having a bad day at work, it can’t have been worse than this airport worker in Japan.

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Wear your love of ramen around your neck with a noodle towel from Japan

Because there’s nothing more refreshing than patting your face dry with a bowl of ramen. 

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Japanese ramen restaurant chain brings out noodles with cola dipping sauce for a limited time

Why drink cola with your noodles when you can eat it instead? 

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Ingenius method of getting Japanese kids to practice hand-washing earns a stamp of approval

Any parents in Japan fretting about their kids’ hand hygiene will want to buy one of these cute stamps.

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Hundreds of Jump anime episodes now free to watch online in coronavirus countermeasure campaign

The heroes of One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto, and more are all here to keep you company as you keep yourself safe from the coronavirus.

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The Crocodile Who Dies in 100 Days is due to die today and people can’t bear it

Final day of a manga has the nation on the edge of their seats.

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Soft On Demand’s free adult video offer results in personal information leak

Sounds like they were soft on cybersecurity, but seriously, folks… 

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Rock star Yoshiki donates to Meals on Wheels, asks why coronavirus cases in Japan are so low

X Japan frontman appears to fight back tears as he talks with a Nobel Laureate about the pandemic.

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Empty Tokyo train stations look like video game dungeons 【Photos】

Keep your wits about you — you never know what might appear as you walk these underground tunnels.

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Tokyo Disneyland’s Twitter lets you feel like a guest without setting foot in the park, and fans are thrilled

“We hope we can bring a little cheer into your day,” the official account posted.

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An edible DIY Japanese rock garden is what we all need to stay sane while working from home【Pics】

Soothing to look at and delicious to taste, this is our newest home office amenity.

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Sakura Oreos set to blossom in Japan this spring and fill our hearts/stomachs with happiness

Two very Japanese Japan-exclusive flavors added to cookie lineup.

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Funny Shiba dog had a silly reaction to eating natto, frightened its owners, made the vet laugh

Who would have thought that dogs would like natto?

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VR cherry blossom parties: 360-degree video series provides beauty, dates for those stuck indoors

If your Japan travel plans fell through due to coronavirus, or you’re here but stuck inside, these gorgeous videos are the next best hanami option.

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