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Japan’s oldest Yoshinoya branch reopens in a new location: Tokyo’s brand-new Toyosu fish market

We stop by to taste the continuing tradition and take a sneak peek at the replacement for the world-famous Tsukiji market.

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Tokyo braces for potential rat infestation as Tsukiji fish market closes

Moving day has come and gone for the people and fish, so next it’s the landmark’s rat population that’ll be looking for a new home.

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Woman jailed after entering Japanese train cabin with key bought at online auction

Japan’s rail security is being brought into question after a rail enthusiast accessed a locked crew compartment while the train was in operation.

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Russian Roulette Bread: The frightening new treat at Japanese convenience stores【Taste test】

We test our luck with a new nine-person party snack that threatens to shoot our taste buds with wasabi.

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Try a bag of freshly handmade “Craft Cola” served from Iyoshi Cola at Tokyo area farmers’ markets

Iyoshi Cola is bringing cola back to the streets, back to the people.

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This tiny island you can walk to is a perfect snapshot of why Japan is an amazing place to travel

This beautiful detour, hidden in plain sight, serves as a beautiful example of how Japan always rewards explorers.

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Take our quality-tested Disney Sea cocktail tour: no time to lose when it comes to booze!

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to take a catalog of some of the finest seasonal cocktails available at Tokyo Disney Sea!

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We try the viral “McAffogado”: Does adding espresso to a Vanilla McShake really make it good?

A brilliant idea shared by British police officers spread all the way to Japan, so we had to give these milkshakes a “shot”.

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How often do Japanese people rip silent farts? Survey investigates

Investigation shows generation gap in emissions’ audio levels.

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On our final visit to Tsukiji fish market, tuna merchant tells us his fears about its replacement

After more than 80 years, Tokyo’s world-famous fish market is relocating, but the head of this 104-year-old wholesaler has one concern.

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How to make your own Pringles-flavor instant noodles【SoraKitchen】

Can’t make it to Japan/wait for the official release? Here’s how to whip up a substitute in just a few easy steps.

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Japanese man gets caught cheating on his girlfriend because of an earthquake

Sudden confrontation leaves him trembling, but not from the ground shaking.

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A visit to the oldest Yoshinoya chain in Japan for one last beef bowl before it closes for good

The oldest location of the beef-on-rice specialist is tucked away in a part of the country where hardly anyone is thinking about meat.

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Yoshinoya has an ultra-luxurious wagyu beef bowl you can only get one place in Japan【Taste test】

The special meal with 100-percent Japanese beef might be the last thing you eat while on a trip to Japan.

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A visit to the largest Daiso 100 yen shop in all Japan【Photos】

What wonders await in this massive seven-floor Daiso just outside Tokyo? Come with us and find out!

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Japanese middle schoolers build an awesome real/VR roller coaster for their class project【Video】

Combines modern technology and old-school carpentry in a way that puts ordinary science fair projects to shame.

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Japanese university employee caught spending 50 hours a month looking at manga porn at work

Looking at sexy anime and manga is a time-honored way of rubbing away work-caused stress in Japan, but you’re supposed to wait until after work.

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Citizens group protests Japanese city council that kicked woman out for using cough drop

Suspiciously, councilwoman was removed from meeting just before introducing governmental reform proposal.

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Japanese hospital threatens to stab owners of illegally parked cars with needles

The parking lot is for people seeking medical treatment, and this hospital says it’s willing to give you a shot whether you need one or not.

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Survey picks “thin” as second-least-attractive body type for Japanese women

Heavier body type picked as cutest for second year in a row.

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