Chiba

Road in Chiba plagued by accidents involving shutterbugs seeking “Chiba-fornia” shots【Video】

Chiba-fornia dreamin’ on such a winter’s day.

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Takoyaki boat tray comes to life in Japan, sails down river near Tokyo

Octopus balls head out for a jaunt in the sunshine, turning heads everywhere they go. 

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Tasting the Top 5 Lunch Packs in Japan at Yamazaki Plaza in Chiba Prefecture

Join us on a pilgrimage to the mecca of Lunch Packs.

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Chiba man arrested for writing “Amazon!” on Shinto shrine

Looks like he’s either really happy or really angry about online retail.

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Meet the Japanese grandma who manually operates vending machines in the countryside

A unique place where there really is a person inside the machine. 

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Mr. Sato goes to the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022… front gate【Photos】

Our writer makes the most of a car show without seeing a single car.

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There’s something fishy about this mysterious tourist spot in Japan

You won’t find torii shrine gates like this anywhere else.

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Flight out of Narita Airport delayed because of a turtle on the runway

I’m really liking this Die Hard II remake.

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Samurai luxury — Renovated 400-year-old ryokan near Chiba’s coast can be yours to rent【Photos】

The inn is actually an upgraded traditional Japanese house that’s continuously served as a residence for officials for more than 400 years.

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“World’s most spacious public toilet” baffles the mind in Japan

See-through garden lavatory is one of the most unusual ways to relieve the call of nature.

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Feel like a kid again at one of Japan’s last true old-school candy stores

Ryu-kun’s Shop in Chiba is a real throwback to another era.

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New program lets you rent a house in a coastal Japanese town for less than 200 bucks a month

If you’d rather be closer to the shining sea than the bright lights of the big city, and you’re willing to do some social media posting, this deal is for you.

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The time farting lead to murder and the fall of one of Japan’s great samurai clans

Japan’s Chiba Prefecture was once ruled by a samurai whose death was flatulence-related.

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What it’s like to buy a canned railway stone in Japan

A can full of playfulness and surprises.

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Beautiful photos of the isekai-looking mountain that’s one of the Tokyo area’s best day-trips

You’ll be glad you saw this amazing place.

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Joker in the running for Chiba Gubernatorial Election

Why so serious, Chiba?

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567 cartons of cigarettes bought with 120 smartphones at once leads to arrest in Chiba

He could have stopped at 500, but he just got greedy.

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Uber Eats delivers movie theater popcorn at certain Tokyo and Chiba locations

Real movie popcorn taste at real movie popcorn prices, right to your door!

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Modern legend Tiger Mask returns, donates 55 handmade face masks to rural government workers

Japan’s muscular embodiment of human kindness pays a visit to a small town in Chiba.

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Japanese city cuts 800,000 tulips after people refuse to stay away despite coronavirus risks

This is why we can’t have nice things.

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