alcohol

Kirin will stop selling one of its most popular whiskies as Japanese spirit shortage continues

Sales of more expensive substitute will continue as normal, though.

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Man sues Tokyo wine tasting event for not allowing him to drink while operating a wheelchair

Valid safety concern or unjust discrimination?

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Evangelion Bar opening in Tokyo to soothe the rattled nerves of fans of the traumatizing anime

You’ll feel better after downing a few Rei cocktails and eating rampaging Angel Sachiel.

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We investigate which conveyor belt sushi restaurant is best for drinking alone, drowning regrets

Kappa Sushi, Kura Sushi, and Sushiro. Which pairs best with contemplating past mistakes?

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Japanese ramen cocktail uses tonkotsu pork broth for alcoholic noodle flavour

A delicious recipe for ramen lovers to make at home.

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Take our quality-tested Disney Sea cocktail tour: no time to lose when it comes to booze!

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to take a catalog of some of the finest seasonal cocktails available at Tokyo Disney Sea!

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Totoro beer? Hayao Miyazaki draws new version of anime icon for Japanese craft beer label

Two of Studio Ghibli’s co-founders team up for stylish microbrew promotion.

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Japan has new sake Kit Kats produced by a 393-year-old Hyogo sake brewer

The latest collaboration between the chocolate snacks and the Japanese spirit is almost four centuries in the making and uses one of the highest classes of sake.

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Tokyo restaurant that charges rude customers more sees dramatic increase in number of rude orders

Intended penalty for bad manners backfires, prompts pub to make drastic change to its beer pricing policy.

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Major Tokyo train line stopped for one hour as passenger gets own head stuck under seat

Alcohol is believed to have played a role.

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Japan to stop brewing Budweiser beer this year…Wait, Japan makes Budweiser?!?

Here’s your last chance to taste made-in-Japan Budweiser.

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Awesome Tokyo cafe’s less-than-a-buck beer is so cheap it’s almost criminal

The name of the restaurant is Coffee Mafia, but it’s the poster for 100-yen beer that has our attention.

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Man crosses Japanese drinking culture line by taking mug of draft beer onto train

Japan is usually willing to look the other way about booze on the rails, but not this time.

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7-Eleven thrills Japan by announcing self-serve draft beer machines, then breaks our hearts

Shockingly, a Japanese company deems it’s possible for it to be too easy for people to get beer.

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Enjoy a free beer in Tokyo every single day with awesome monthly mobile app

100 bars and restaurants in and around the capital are part of bargain that costs less than two normally priced beers.

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Hyogo man arrested for backhanding cash register while verifying his age

Suspect was apparently enraged when his maturity was called into question.

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Legendary anime Evangelion’s creator and mecha appear in ad for Sapporo Beer【Video】

Hideaki Anno explains his philosophy of personal improvement while the giant robot from his signature series makes a cameo.

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Clear near beer is here! We taste test Japan’s new zero-alcohol, zero-color brew【Taste test】

Suntory wants us to drink its new All-Free All-Time at work, so that’s just what we did.

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Drinking party breaks out on Tokyo Station platform as Shinkansen delay strands travelers

Booze fans pass the time in a quintessentially Japanese way, while their younger counterparts opt for a more athletic method.

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Tokyo ramen restaurant has 50 kinds of all-you-can-drink sake, unlimited gyoza and fried chicken

The sake offer reeled us in, and with the dumplings and karaage, this downtown eatery now basically owns our souls.

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