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Face-mask-themed park “Tokyo Mask Land” opens in Japan

Where you can buy a gold face mask for one million yen. 

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Traveling idiot who forced plane to land in Japan by refusing to wear mask continues to be stupid

Not content with throwing a fit on an airplane, his next stunt comes at a hotel.

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Does a guy lose all chance with a Japanese woman if he doesn’t pay for the first date?【Survey】

Survey finds large gap between women of different ages.

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Train otaku say this is the narrowest train station platform in Japan

Where commuters have less than 40 centimetres (16 inches) of foot-space between safety lines.

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Retro noodle soup vending machine is immortalized in an udon soup-flavored pound cake

One noodle-dispensing vending machine in the north of Japan is so beloved that you can now buy it in dessert form with a special box.

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The depressing diet of a Tokyo prostitute during Japan’s Edo period

Yoshiwara was once where men with money to burn came to entertain themselves, while this woman was eating rotten pickles, or sometimes nothing at all.

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Two different ramen Pringles flavors are coming just in time for Christmas

Please, Santa, we’ve been good all year, so can we get one of each in our stockings?

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Is there any point to holding your chopsticks the “correct” way? Let’s find out【Experiment】

After years of using her own style, our Japanese-born reporter finally does what her parents were trying to get her to do all along.

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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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