COK

Survey reveals most Japanese workers want to work from home at least twice per week

Younger and older workers did have different ideas of what the ideal number is, though. 

Read More

In search of the elusive Sea Urchin Butter from Kaldi【Taste test】

Our reporter is bitter no one but her ever bought her a better butter, like Uni Butter.

Read More

Which Japanese convenience store sells the best beef stew?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven battle it out for victory over our taste buds.

Read More

Temple camping in Japan at Wakayama’s Daitaiji【Photos】

A lot of temples in Japan offer dormitory rooms, but this one has an even cooler option.

Read More

We got our first “rail seal stamp” and an extra splash of happiness at a train station in Fukuoka

This stop is undoubtedly the first of many in our new countrywide, railway-hopping quest to stamp ’em all.

Read More

Japan completely closes borders to new foreign arrivals

Relaxed coronavirus regulations unable to last even one month as sources say first omicron case has been discovered.

Read More

Kubipan neck pants, the hot new Tokyo style that we just made up and hurts our butt cracks【Pics】

Mr. Sato refuses to be bound by conventional fashion philosophies for these Uniqlo pants.

Read More

Which Japanese convenience store sells the best onigiri rice balls?【Taste test】

Mr Sato gives us his verdict, and stumbles upon the Onigi Remix — a new way to combine them and eat them all! 

Read More

Is the Universal Studios Japan Demon Slayer ride worth riding if you’re not a Demon Slayer fan?

To ride or not to ride is an easy choice if you already love or hate Demon Slayer, but what if your feelings are somewhere in the middle?

Read More

We travel to Fuji to see how they make Japanese toilet paper

From recycled paper to plush multi-ply, and guess what? There’s a smartphone game for you to try too!

Read More

Japanese company starts paid service to attach protective film to your smartphone for you

Docomo, Japan’s largest telecom provider, launches Film Attachment Support program, but it’ll cost you.

Read More

We head to an Okinawan restaurant to try yagijiru goat soup and other things we didn’t know exist

Local landmark in Ishigaki has a very unique menu.

Read More

Which Japanese convenience store sells the best pizzas?【Taste test】

Lawson, Family Mart and 7-Eleven go head-to-head in a cheesy showdown. 

Read More

Japanese vending machine serves up Wagyu beef steaks in the countryside

Serving sirloin 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

Read More

Starbucks Japan’s new festive Frappuccino puts a local twist on an American favourite

New drink is said to have a taste unique to Japan, but what does our Japanese reporter think about it?

Read More

Free Shinkansen tickets for kids travelling with parents during special JR promotion

Fastest bullet train on the most popular line offers incredible rebate deal for limited time.

Read More

Which Studio Ghibli house would you most like to live in?

Japanese fans rate the best dwellings from iconic anime films, and reveal why they want to live there.

Read More

Don’t throw away your leftover ramen broth! Use it to make ice cream sauce instead!【Recipe】

Is there no end to the wonders Cup Noodle is capable of?

Read More

Rice balls aplenty at the Ministop senbero, but with a special twist【Japan’s Best Home Senbero】

Mr. Sato eats seven onigiri without eating a single onigiri.

Read More

Nine middle-aged Japanese men celebrate Twintail Day by putting their hair in twintails【Photos】

Our staff gets into the spirit and style of the annual celebration.

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. ...
  9. 139