alcohol

Japan is getting a new for-beer KitKat variety, and beer inspired by KitKats to drink with it

KitKat Snax is for those who want to sip while they snack.

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Japanese pubs in Tokyo, Osaka now have special seats for online drinking party customers

Special one-person seats for when your party has to be online, but you don’t want to have it at home.

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Pac-Man sake series coming to salute the video game star’s 40th birthday

Raise a glass to the gaming hero who can’t stop eating.

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We buy a Japanese robo girl to pour drinks for us to enjoy while taking a bath【Video】

Replica of popular swimsuit model/actress means we never have to bathe or drink alone.

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In these non-sober quarantine days, use your leftover alcohol bottles for Gundam models【Pics】

In quarantine, every hour is wine and dine. Make do with a new hobby before losing your sanity!

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Cheers! Tokyo company will pay for telecommuting workers’ online drinking parties

Working from home and drinking from home are both part of coronavirus countermeasures.

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One Piece underage drinking cover raises eyebrows as Luffy raises a cold one

Star of pirate anime/manga franchise would be breaking the law in Japan.

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Asahi combines beer, cherry blossoms, and Nogizaka46 idols in touching new commercial 【Video】

Now we’re tempted to cheer “Maiyan!” at all the parties.

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Sake-brewing company produces one-chug wonder: boozy boba in a bottle【Taste test】

Make sure not to choke on the tapioca if you’re ambitious enough to down this in one sitting.

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Japanese public intoxication on parade in new line of capsule toys

You know, for kids.

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Get your Insta on with pop-up bar’s sakura pool and sakura-flavored sake【Photos】

This pop-up puts the extra in extraordinary. 

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The mystery of the phantom “sake pass card” at Japanese alcohol vending machines

Remnants of a bygone era reveal the quirks of a previous payment system.

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A Tokyo host club can be a great place for a GUY to drink

Mr. Sato goes for a night out with the [handsome] boys.

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Suntory would like you to buy a three-million yen bottle of Japanese whisky

Release of limited-edition Yamazaki 55-year has us wishing we’d started saving up for it about half a century ago.

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Anime voice actor fired for “inconsiderate comments,” possibly that women shouldn’t drink sake

Podcast comment thought to have originated in is suspiciously shorter than others in series.

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Three of Japan’s best whiskies are about to disappear as Nikka shortages loom

Japanese whiskies continue to taste too good for their own existence.

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10 tips to remember for your first trip to izakaya, Japan’s awesome traditional pubs【Video】

Suntory’s for-foreigners video has plenty of great info, and we’ve got a few things to add.

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Can even heavy drinkers enjoy the “Stop Drinking Center” in Okayama?

Yes, but they can’t drink there…but not because it’s a rule. It’s just… Ahhh, just see for yourself.

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Suntory creates cherry blossom liqueur to let us sip like it’s sakura season all year long

Kanade Sakura is the newest addition to Suntory’s “Japanese craft liqueur” family.

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Bubble tea helps herbivore men meet women during Shibuya Halloween

Unexpected outcome of alcohol ban has boba bonding partygoers in the best way possible.

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