Black Thunder shocks fans by suspending giri choco obligation chocolates on Valentine’s Day

A shock announcement from an avid supporter of Japan’s giri-choco tradition.

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Japanese idol singer who was attacked at home makes on-stage apology for “causing commotion”

”You didn’t do anything wrong!” shout fans as management confirms attackers were helped by information provided by another idol.

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Get your money Mizuho Bank customers! All ATMs are taking the long weekend off

In Japan, even cash-dispensing machines need a little R&R sometimes.

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Clash of the Coffees! What was our number 1 Starbucks Frappucino for 2018?

2018 brought us a whole host of delicious iced drinks, but what was the firm Frappucino favorite in our office?

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Japanese version of 24 in production, set to air in 2020

The following article takes place between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Events occur in real time.

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Soft wieners for otaku break man’s heart with their anime-style packaging

Artist’s rendition doesn’t match user’s reality.

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We use the Seishun 18 Ticket to travel from Japan to Korea by ferry

Now you can take a budget trip to Korea and enjoy all the sights, smells and sounds; without breaking the bank to get there!

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Coca-Cola raises prices in Japan for the first time in 27 years

And it wanted to keep the incredible streak going for even longer than that.

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Company known for Pokémon cards and toys under fire for tweet about visiting Yasukuni Shrine

Korean and Chinese netizens demand apologies from the company for tweeting about the controversial shrine.

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Enjoy your night alone, and also some sweets.

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Bring your 2-D waifu to life with world’s first life-sized “emotional” robotic figurine 【Video】

You’ll never be lonely with Kosaka by your side.

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Japan’s Lucky Beckoning Cat Panties promise riches, romance, and academic success

Startled reactions from anyone who sees them not specifically mentioned by manufacturer, but can be assumed as a side-effect of “the ultimate tag team.”

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New Studio Ghibli exhibition in Tokyo features movie favourites, calligraphy by Toshio Suzuki

Plus exclusive Ghibli merchandise you won’t find anywhere else.

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“It doesn’t feel like I’m alive” – Idol breaks silence after two male fans attack her at home

After men are released and management fails to address problem to her satisfaction, she says “I don’t want anyone else to have to go through this.”

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Hamster chills out in mandarin orange skin, looks adorable 【Video】

If I saw this inside my mikan, I don’t think I’d be angry.

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Beautiful line of Kimono Pouches let you add traditional Japanese style to any outfit

Authentic materials recreate the fashions of apprentice geisha, oiran courtesans, and even bridal kimono.

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The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls Starlight Cruise sets sail, and Idolmaster fans love it【Pictures】

This cruise was all about Idolmaster, and featured Cinderella Girls events and actors!

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Manga Art Hotel Tokyo welcomes foreign guests with over 5,000 manga, including English editions

Hotel admits up front that you probably won’t get much sleep, but will thoroughly enjoy your stay anyway.

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Japanese sailor suit school uniform gets an upgrade with traditional kimono details

Fans can’t wait to purchase the new design.

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Daily horde of commuters into Tokyo is larger than one of history’s fiercest conquering armies

Force from the north could have upset the balance of power in 4th century Europe.

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