babies

Japanese mom’s don’t-touch-my-baby-stroller sign stirs up debate【Video】

A whole lot of cultural values clash when neighborhood seniors don’t keep their hands to themselves around baby.

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Monpoké baby brand now sells customizable Pokémon baby rings for the little love of your life

Babies can finally get a fun-sized version of a Pokéring to match the grownups.

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Tokyo government announces new name for maternity/paternity leave, hopes to change attitudes

Governor of Tokyo wants people to stop saying the old term because paternal leave is not a vacation.

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Sumo wrestler vs. 16-month-old toddler: The cutest match you’ll ever see【Video】

Young child’s debut in the ring is a knockout!

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Objectively cute Japanese baby face factors determined by Osaka University team

Your baby may be cute, but is it scientifically proven cute?

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That time a stranger gave us money on a Japanese train

We’re still not quite sure why it happened. 

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Anime pregnancy cosplay turns baby bump into Baki bump【Photos】

Mother and baby get a pre-birth head-start on cosplaying together.

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Curry for babies? Spending a whole day eating nothing but Japanese baby food【Taste tests】

Determined to experience the world through his daughter’s taste buds, our reporter spends a whole day eating what a Japanese baby eats.

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Cute cannibals — Japanese Internet falls in love with triplet babies “eating” brother【Video】

Hang in there, kid, because there’s a very happy ending to the story.

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Babies understand that people with supernatural powers are better, according to Japanese study

Babies know the score.

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Japanese town will give you two million yen for having your third kid there in birth-boosting plan

And if you have another kid after that? Another two million yen.

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Why does a ’90s Japanese drama theme song calm crying babies? An acoustics expert explains

Who would have thought the theme song to Great Teacher Onizuka would actually be good for babies?

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New baby-themed haunted house in Tokyo says there’s nothing to be afraid of, is totally lying

Spending time with its lab-created “ideal mother” may have you screaming for your mommy.

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Does this “Mother Milk” eau de toilette really smell like a newborn baby? We ask a baby

A sniff test reveals surprising results. 

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Japan’s revised child care law makes it easier for fathers to take four weeks of paternity leave

The law also pressures workplaces to make child care leave policies transparent to soon-to-be parents.

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Japanese parents can turn their baby into Pikachu, rent Pokémon kimono at photo studio【Photos】

New outfits combine the art of Pokémon with the traditions of the Shichi-Go-San festival.

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Morinaga Milk’s new cuddly commercial series shows snapshots of Japanese family warmth【Video】

Second installment of a 30-second ad series shows a father bonding with his baby…and some Morinaga Milk products, of course.

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Tokyo’s latest plan to boost birth rate: Pay people 100,000 yen per baby they give birth to

Critics are already calling the idea shortsighted.

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We piss our pants over and over to find the most comfortable Japanese baby diaper to pee in

SoraNews24’s newest daddy launches into warm, wet research for the sake of his daughter.

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Pikachu, I poo with you! Official Pokémon toilet created in Japan for young fans

“You can go to the bathroom while you and Pikachu look at each other!”

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