Photo of exciting end of sumo match looks like…a VERY different kind of excitement

Fight’s over, but to some it looks like love is about to begin.

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SoraNews24’s Mr. Sato declared no longer hot by Google

The algorithm giveth, and the algorithm taketh away.

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Fruits Basket anime cafe with limited-edition goods to appear at Princess Cafes in Tokyo, Osaka

Celebrate the continuation of the anime like royalty! 

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Massive explosion destroys restaurant in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture【Photos】

Blast occurs one day before shabu shabu restaurant’s grand reopening, claims worker’s life.

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Sanrio’s matsuri festival-themed toys and plushes will give you Japanese summer vibes at home

The cutest product is definitely the goldfish-scooping set. Or maybe it’s the little pouches made to resemble shaved ice?

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THAT MUCH for white rice and one tiny plum? Eating Japan’s most-expensive “cheap” bento【Taste test】

The “circle of the sun boxed lunch” is usually a friend to those with a lonely wallet, but not this one.

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Sukiya’s upcoming “Triple Garlic Mix” menu items are so pungent they come with a breath refresher

Only the brave will take on one of these super garlic dishes!

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Monjayaki in a cup is the new instant ramen everyone’s talking about right now【Taste Test】

It’s said this Tokyo dish looks like vomit, so does the instant cup version look any better? 

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Mickey Mouse gets kabuki makeover in Japanese character fashion line

♪M-i-c-k-e-y-, k-a-b-u-k-i!♪

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If you’ve got 2.75 million yen to spare, you could own this life-size Atelier Ryza figure【Photos】

A big figure with a big price for big fans of the anime-style video game.

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Boxing reflex balls are the best way to make you a hit on social media

It’s the Instagram of the tiger; the thrill of the likes.

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World’s first make-your-own KitKat shop is opening in Tokyo

Japan is filled with special KitKat flavors, but one you design and make yourself could be the most special of all.

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First look at new Miyashita Park shopping complex in Shibuya

Bouldering walls, a skate park and a 24-hour yokocho food alley are just some of the drawcards you’ll find at Tokyo’s newest shopping mall. 

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“I didn’t ask the old men for any advice” says director of Studio Ghibli’s first CG anime

Goro Miyazaki didn’t seek any input from his dad, the famous Hayao, on how Studio Ghibli’s Earwig and the Witch should be made.

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Is that the Japanese bullet train in your underwear, or are you just happy to see me?

Shinkansen underwear lets you show (or hide) your love of Japan’s fastest trains.

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Make your Japanese snacks even more Instagrammable with these mochi ice cream backgrounds

Say goodbye to boring old plates with these adorable designs!

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Japan’s craziest train station has a giant with light-up eyes growing out of its wall【Photos】

It looks like a science fiction monster of the week, but it’s actually a salute the millennia-old past.

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The future is here! Coronavirus prevention leads to holographic touch screens in everyday spaces

Soon we won’t have to worry about getting infected by a dirty touch screen!

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Stinkiest sushi in the world is now an ice cream flavour in Japan

Is decayed fish still as pungent when it’s turned into sweet ice cream? 

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Wait, the Japanese word daijoubu can mean both “yes” and “no?” Why? HOW?!?

Stimulate your mind and your appetite with a four-course meal of Japanese linguistics, culture, and spicy curry.

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