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Visiting Kyoto’s Pool of Blood — A ghost-hunting alternative to the city’s temples and shrines

Rumored to be haunted by multiple spirits and located near the grave of Emperor Saga.

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Edo Rice shows you what rice tasted like in the samurai era by continuing centuries of tradition

A Tokyo time trip for your taste buds.

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325 cruise participants diagnosed with coronavirus have recovered, were released from hospital

And Japanese citizens wonder why no news stations were reporting the good news

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Mr. Sato tried an unbranded lunchbox meal courtesy of Muji, found it to be just plain delicious

Muji started selling lunchbox meals while we weren’t looking, so we sent our resident gourmand Mr. Sato off to try one.

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Celebrate spring with the Butterscotch Coffee Jelly Frappuccino from Starbucks Japan

A Tokyo exclusive that can now be enjoyed nationwide.

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Gundam as god – Photo shows real-life giant anime robot getting deep respect

Fan’s theory also hold that famous anime robot’s merciful majesty will heal the people like Buddha.

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Two reasons seem to be causing dwindling supplies of self-loving support items.

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Thanks to the coronavirus over 450 manga volumes are now free to read online

With much of Japan’s population staying at home in order to stay safe, manga publishers want to help them stay happy and entertained too.

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Awesome Japanese company wins Internet’s heart with its special coronavirus bonus for employees

Management finds 30,000 ways to say thank-you.

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Japanese Twitter amazed to learn that cats can be used as on/off switches for desk lamps【Video】

Let there be (cat-activated) light!

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Japan’s letter-from-little-sister capsule toys become even more disturbing with new content

”Please believe me!” pleads little sister after possible death in the family, but you’ll want to stay on your guard.

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Hakone onsen ryokan offers crazy cheap “Gimme a flippin’ break from the coronavirus” room deals

Less than $US40 a night gets you two luxury meals and a room with a private rotenburo bath attached.

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7-Eleven in Japan sells masks for ridiculously high price, gets slammed by customers

Japanese konbini criticised for being just as bad as notorious online resellers. 

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Japan’s drinkable potato chip system is here, and it made us feel like a fish【Photos】

No, not a pig, a fish.

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Reselling masks in Japan could get you five years in prison under new government ban

Government enacts 47-year-old law to cope with panic buying and speculative hoarding.

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Japan has an awesome one-person bento box rice cooker, and here’s what we made with ours

Essentially a portable rice cooker, this amazing gadget revolutionizes lunch in the office.

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Japanese company tells worker he probably doesn’t have coronavirus, to come to work with a fever

Missing the point this badly is enough to get any worker hot under the collar.

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No Tokyo cherry blossom parties? Government asks citizens to refrain from outdoor hanami parties

One of the best things about spring in Japan might be non-existent this year because of the coronavirus.

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Manga artist on scanlations: “I am not in a financial position to offer my work free-of-charge”

Boys’ love artist expresses frustrations in English message to fans.

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Meet cute? No, meet poop! Toilet paper shortage leads to romantic meeting in Japan

Apparently the red string of fate can also take the form of the white roll of two-ply.

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