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Kinki Gyarados! Japan’s central region gets its first Pokémon manhole covers

Gyarados makes a big splash even when showing up late to the Pokéfuta party.

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Akihabara shrine celebrates anime festival Noryo Matsuri on an Animal Crossing Dream Island

Keep the spirit of summer festivals alive, digitally!

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This insane motorized scorpion computer chair is perfect for work-from-home supervillains【Videos】

This is what happens when megalomania meets ergonomics.

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Japan’s one-person sandwich press, a “God item” for solo diners, sells out online

Perfectly grilled cheese sandwiches and dessert toasties are a cinch with this Japanese cooking gadget.

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How to turn a classic Japanese noodle dish into Studio Ghibli’s Totoro

Tororo turns into Totoro.

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Puma releases new Super Mario sneakers that’ll have you jumping for the stars【Photos】

These RS Dreamer Super Mario 64 basketball shoes are both cool and functional.

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Japan’s portable clothes dryer is our latest one-person must-take travel gadget【Photos】

A compact companion for when you’ve got too much stuff to hang, but not enough for a laundromat run.

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Tokyo theater holds special text message screening since audiences can’t shout during pandemic

Toho wants to show “the voice of your heart in written form” during hyper-violent action movie.

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Propose an “I choose you” with the help of dazzling new Eevee Pokémon engagement and wedding rings

Just as with the Pokémon Eevee, these rings will symbolize your willingness to evolve and grow with your partner in marriage.

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A chain of “welding theme parks” is opening in Japan

For everyone who finds the sparks from a welding torch more beautiful than any fireworks show.

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Is this the most beautiful anime character shrine any otaku has ever created?【Photos】

Super-fan celebrates character’s birthday in grand style.

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Official Fist of the North Star whisky goes on sale in Japan

You are already drunk.

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Can you spot the problem with this Tokyo subway sign in this tale of awesome customer service?

One day after it was pointed out on social media, it was fixed.

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Downtown Tokyo hotel makes its rooms absolutely free in exchange for one small favor

All it takes is a few seconds to earn a free night, and they’ll even give you complimentary beer and sashimi.

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Wanna win a Nintendo Switch? You can with this gigantic gacha capsule machine in Nara【Photos】

We try our luck and get pleasantly surprised.

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Adding new and improved visual appeal to a new collection of video game medleys.

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Gourmet Japanese hamburger steak in three-year-shelf-life can: Genius or madness? Let’s find out!

Because we’ll try anything before actually doing any real cooking ourselves.

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What would J-rock legend Yoshiki look like as an Attack on Titan giant? Like this【Video】

Yoshiki Titan does what the X-Japan founder does best.

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Osaka loses a beloved icon as giant pufferfish disappears in the middle of the night 【Video】

A sad day for fugu blowfish everywhere. 

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Awesome Japanese wife “kidnaps” her husband as he leaves work…for his own good

Doesn’t tell him where they’re going or why, but has a very good reason.

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