bugs

Hundreds of venomous fire ants discovered in Tokyo, queen yet to be found

Pain-inducing insects also spotted in port of Japan’s second largest city.

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Japan’s “strongest roach killer” is frighteningly effective… We mean FRIGHTENINGLY effective

Fumakilla promises to kill all roaches in your home, but you have to ask yourself if that’s what you really want.

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How to stop the itching from a mosquito bite in minutes using a towel and a microwave

A super easy way to keep the bloodsuckers from spoiling your summer fun.

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Cosplay mosquito repellent? Japan’s new magical-armor-style accessory protects you from bugs

Because anime heroes shouldn’t have to worry about bug bites.

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Japanese Twitter user shows how to keep wasps away from your home in seconds with no chemicals

Sure giant stinging insects that can fly are scary, but they’re not always so bright, and here’s how to outsmart them.

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Our reporter eats more bugs from a Tokyo vending machine, compares flavors【Taste test】

Our reporter Seiji ventures back to Ueno’s bug vending machine to learn if crickets and grasshoppers taste the same.

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Taste-testing Tokyo’s biggest, best edible bug vending machine【Photos】

We take a chance with a random selection from a machine that sells tarantulas and dung beetles for you to eat.

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Japanese Twitter completely enthralled by a cricket-powered toy car【Video】

What do you get when you combine a love of toy cars with a love of bugs? This amazing toy.

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Japanese mom keeps cool, lays down hot, hilarious drum beat to scare off cockroach invader【Video】

Mom has no fear, plenty of rhythm.

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Honey with Hornets from Japan is exactly what it sounds like【Photos】

No beating around the bush with this buzz-worthy stinger-enhanced sweetener.

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Eating a bag of Rhino Beetles from Kumamoto’s bug-food vending machine【Taste test】

Our intrepid reporter completely loses his cool biting into the sizable bugs.

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Matcha green tea cricket protein bars appear in Japan, and we’ve eaten them【Taste test】

Japan’s quest to add matcha flavor to everything it can goes to a strange new place.

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Vending machine selling edible bugs is an instant hit in Kumamoto, generates about $4,600 a month

Fancy some crunchy diving beetles or irresistible pupae?

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Vending machine in Kumamoto to offer delicious insect snacks, let you munch them on the go

Supplementing your diet with an alternative protein source will be easier than ever.

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How to defeat mosquitoes using a chemical-free, super-cheap cleaning product

With mosquito season here, Japanese Twitter learns a quick and easy way to deal with the pests.

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Hornets: The perfect pet for people living in Japan?

One enthusiastic owner is singing their praises, while others are screaming in terror.

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Japanese bug spray maker shows it cares with packaging option with no pictures of gross roaches

When you stop and think about it, putting pictures of cockroaches on a product for people who hate them is kind of a weird strategy.

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Great deals on edible scorpions and more at Village Vanguard this holiday season!

Big savings on scorpions not enough? Okay, they’ll throw in larva and crickets too!

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Twitter permanently freezes Japanese man’s account after he makes death threat…against mosquito

Heated comments about hated blood-sucker lead to trouble.

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We straight-up eat a beetle at possibly Japan’s craziest restaurant

And no, it does not taste like chicken.

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