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Japanese bathroom has a clever countermeasure for guys who pee on the floor at the urinal【Photos】

It might not be permanent, though.

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Japan’s coldest prefecture offering frozen river open-air soaking this winter

Minus 20-degree weather is the perfect time for an unheated dip, right?

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Someone asked Nintendo President Satoru Iwata to lay off workers, and his response was awesome

Late video game boss said the words every employee wants to hear.

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Combining two of Burger King’s one-pound beef burgers for an extreme fast food challenge

Like eating more than five Big Macs in one sitting.

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First new Japanese cockroach species in 35 years discovered by scientists【Photos】

Eureka!

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Teeny tiny giant panda baby born in Japan【Photos】

Wakayama’s Adventure World celebrates its 17th panda birth as the baby’s father breaks a record.

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Mos Burger’s new luxury burger contains 0.18 percent alcohol

Limited-edition burger promises to give diners a “charge” for winter.

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Manga creator admits to groping 14-year-old girl, asks for no prison time at trial

Shonen Jump manga writer’s lawyer says he’s already been punished by society.

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Newest weird Japanese vending machine beverage: Dashi fish soup from…Coca-Cola?!?

The piscatorial pause that refreshes?

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The secret piece of information hiding in plain sight on Tokyo’s subway signs

Turns out there’s a shortcut hint that escapes almost everyone’s notice.

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We try Burger King’s first-ever bunless burger in Japan

One pound of beef with no bread turns out to be a very extreme experience.

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Cosplay as a flying squirrel with new wearable blanket from Japan

Stay as warm as a momonga with winter loungewear designed to make you look cute and cosy at the same time.

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Kyoto’s Fire Ramen restaurant expands overseas with first location outside Japan

Menbaka Ichidai serves up its fiery ramen abroad for the first time ever.

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Botched art restorations become Japanese gacha capsule toys

Restoration fails remind us to keep our own mistakes in perspective.

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Let’s stick hot, cheap electronics near our eyes with Daiso’s heated eyelash curler!【Experiment】

Our resident 100 yen shop expert tries to become better-looking while still keeping his wallet beautifully full.

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Kyoto man arrested for opening packs of Demon Slayer key chains until finding one he wanted

But who’s the real demon here?

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Demon Slayer inspires us to build an old-timey Japanese puzzle box of our own

If you need a project with an anime Taisho-period twist, try crafting your own puzzle box!

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Japan gifts the world with First Essence Tagame Gin made from a giant water bug

We didn’t rightly know what we were missing “in spirit” until now. 

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This gachapon capsule machine dispenses real Akoya pearls, with certificates of authenticity

We sent a reporter to go gamble for a genuine gachapon gem.
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Japanese green tea vending machine has a puppet show that tells the story behind the drink

The Oi Ocha Karakuri machine is something you have to see to believe.

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