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Manga pro’s sixth-grade son floors the Internet with his amazing manga art

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in the Furuya household.

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World’s first Ice Whopper now on the menu at Burger King Japan

Bringing the refreshment of kakigori shaved ice to burgers this summer.

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World’s first Takoyaki Guitar created in Japan, features a gas grill and octopus balls

The best-sounding takoyaki you’ll ever hear.

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Japan’s “station closest to the sea” lives up to its name【Photos】

”Blue ocean” is part of this station’s name, and they’re not kidding.

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Very limited sale of glasses that can halt or reverse nearsightedness begin in Japan

A pair of truly “corrective” lenses?

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Watermelon-looking rice balls go on sale in Tokyo, bring Mr. Sato bitter memories of regret

Some seeds you can’t spit out.

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A visit to Japan’s wasp nest art museum stings us with respect for the industrious insects【Pics】

Gigantic Wasp Mt. Fuji is just one of the amazing pieces on display at Hachi Tengoku.

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Cat Pokémon appear in the Tokyo skyline with new 3-D billboard animated sequence【Video】

Meowth, Litten, and their fellow Pokémon felines appear on International Cat Day.

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The most expensive ice cream in Japan? Metallic soft serve frays the nerves of staff who make it

Sparkly soft serve gives you equally sparkly poops the next day.

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New pickled ginger drink takes ginger shots to a whole other level

Are you game enough to drink pickle juice? 

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Japan has a special beer brewed to go great with dried ramen noodle snacking

Oh, baby, Babeer is here!

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Salt Milk Bean Paste…Omelette? Japanese bakery adds a surprise to its cake section

A new treat that’s got everyone talking.

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And now, a traditional Japanese bon dance, performed next to a life-size anime robot statue【Vid】

Classic anime opening theme song provides the musical accompaniment for old-school summertime celebration in Tokyo.

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Giant wearable baby head, huge randoseru backpack part of empathy-boosting art exhibit in Japan

Would you appreciate being told “Go outside and play!” after carrying an 18.9-kilogram (41,7-pound) backpack on your commute?

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The Sailor Scouts and their Sanrio sidekicks are finally here with adorable new collectable goods

Plus…new pairings have been announced!

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Autonomous beverage and snack car now testing in Chiba City

It’s like some kind of vending mechanical robot or something!

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Takoyaki…inarizushi? New fusion food boggles the mind in Japan

Japanese food breaks out of the mould for a new adventure in flavour.

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Hokkaido potato growing town sets Guinness World Record for world’s biggest croquette【Video】

This little town easily eclipsed the previous world record by about 54 kilograms (119 pounds)!

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Sushi By Foreigners BC: Japanese gacha capsule toys just keep on getting weirder

Have you ever heard of these sushi before?!?

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Studio Ghibli releases free bulletin board illustration to “use within the bounds of common sense”

Howl’s Moving Castle character designer draws a Calcifer for reminders, jokes, or however else you want to use him.

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