cool

Beyond rice balls: How to make an edible onigiri rice cat【Video】

Innovative chef shows us how to create a feline friend who’s cute and delicious to boot.

Read More

These apartments are crazy-small even by Tokyo standards, and super-popular with young people

Ququri studio apartments offer just 4.64 square meters (49.94 square feet) of usable floor space, but with prices this low, it’s all some people need.

Read More

Japanese student creates Traditional Japan Bicycle, brings new life to centuries-old craft

Lattice work seen in tea ceremony rooms finally gets to see the city streets.

Read More

We test the new two-in-one curry rice cooker from Japan that’s got everyone talking【Video】

Can this magical Twin Chef cooking machine deliver on taste as well as convenience? 

Read More

Can you solve this crazy difficult, super satisfying math puzzle from a Japanese middle schooler?

Strap on your thinking caps, because there are 20 blanks to fill in, and only one way to do it right.

Read More

Japan’s one-person bento box-sized rice cooker can give you freshly cooked rice at the office

High-speed cooking gadget is also great for those living the single life.

Read More

Final Fantasy VII Remake cafe opens in Tokyo, and we stop by for Cloud and Sephiroth mocktails!

Edible Buster Swords, Materia dumplings, and Moogle desserts are all on offer at Square Enix’s rebooted Akihabara eatery.

Read More

Final episode of Cup Noodle commercial Hungry Days featuring One Piece finally shows Luffy’s face

The iconic rubber-limbed main character’s high school version is…surprisingly normal-looking.

Read More

Mitsubishi’s solution for stressed office workers in Japan: fake skylight video displays

Simulated sky slice might actually be better suited for a different environment, though.

Read More

Japan Ninja Council produces first-ever official hotel room in Tokyo’s Ueno

Spacious eight-person room makes a perfect base for shinobi missions in Tokyo, but passing up sushi counter room is a hard choice.

Read More

Japan’s smallest sumo wrestler has clever message of inspiration if you look carefully

Sometimes a little change in perception is all you need. 

Read More

Japanese Twitter users surprised by overseas story of neighbors not complaining about loud noises

Because it’s hardly ever acceptable to play a musical instrument in an apartment complex in Japan

Read More

Japanese comedian’s fan tribute to Lizzo also celebrates recent wedding announcement【Video】

You can’t break out the champagne without breaking out a homage to one of America’s most dynamic rap stars.

Read More

Kit Kat’s crazy new cocoa pod dessert is only available at its Tokyo cafe【Photos】

Mouthwatering dessert uses part of the cocoa pod that most people forget about, but not the Kit Kat Chocolatory chefs.

Read More

Mini karate-chop roof tiles you can actually destroy are Japan’s newest capsule toy【Videos】

Compact stress-reliver easily fits on desks for when you need a high-impact break from work or study.

Read More

These Japanese whisky bottles produce a crazy sound when you tip them over【Video】

Nikka Whisky tastes great, but it’s how it sounds that’s getting people excited.

Read More

Beautiful short anime about elderly couple’s love, meals looks like Ghibli film, is really miso ad

Growing old is something anime often ignores, but this moving short shows that with the right partner, it can be the best thing in the world.

Read More

Japan’s legendary Brother Katana might not be brothers after all? Investigating the mystery【Pics】

Two of Japan’s most beautiful blades are said to be linked at birth, but a closer look makes some scholars think twice.

Read More

Eevee cafes and Pokémon therapy: Artists imagine “living with Pokémon” pets【Illustrations】

Japanese fan artists give us a glimpse of what a normal life would be like in the amazing world of Pokémon.

Read More

Japan goes beyond rice cookers with new curry rice cooker, the kitchen gadget we need right now

Curry and rice is always nice, so why not a single machine that lets you cook them both?

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. ...
  9. 117