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Real-world Pokémon arena battle park found in Japan【Photos】

Intentional or not, there’s no way to see this park in one of Japan’s largest cities and not think of Pikachu throwing down.

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Blood-red Evangelion hot spring bath to open in Japan for fun, relaxing terror

East Japan’s premier hot spring town, the real-world Tokyo-3, wants you to bathe in LCL.

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Beautiful kimono-cloth Pikachu doll is latest creation from century-old Tokyo doll maker【Photos】

Techniques developed in Kyoto hundreds of years ago make Pikachu as beautiful as he is adorable.

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New Pokémon dress sock line brings Pikachu and pals to your fashionable grown-up feet【Photos】

The entire Pikachu evolution family is here, plus other fan favorites.

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People in Japan go crazy for Japanese candy zen gardens 【Pics & Video】

New DIY candy kits let you taste the sweet serenity of a koi fish pond in a rock garden. 

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Extra-cozy Japanese roomwear line is seriously the cat’s pajamas【Photos】

Two different adorable kitty designs are here to convince you that you don’t really need to go anywhere this winter.

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Japan’s first beef bowl vending machine goes into service in Tokyo

Yoshinoya’s rival introduces new innovation to the gyudon industry.

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We test Japan’s brand-new Muscle Suit Every exoskeleton【Video】

SoraNews24 reporter Ahiru Neko is now Mecha Ahiru Neko!

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Studio Ghibli My Neighbour Totoro sweater is the anime knitwear we need this winter

Premium GBL clothing line brings us a Catbus that’s been hand-knit in Canada.

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One last visit to Japan’s craziest, scariest video game arcade: Warehouse Kawasaki【Photos】

The legendary arcade is closing down for good, but there’s still time to see this awesome piece of history for yourself.

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A whole new batch of Pokémon can now be part of your legal signature in Japan with Gen III hanko

”Yes, I accept this contract. Also, I love Mudkip.”

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Manga cafe with 24-hour, all-you-can-eat food might be cheapest place to stay (or live) in Japan

Food, shelter, shower, and laundry. Everything you need, and for just 2,140 yen (US$19.80) a day.

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Protect your sweets from fridge thieves with Japan’s Pudding Alert 2.1 system!【Video】

If you work in an office or live in a home with people who have a sweet tooth and sticky fingers, this is the dessert-saving device you need.

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New Cup Noodles “The Fork” is perfect for getting those tiny bits at the bottom of your cup

Never waste any more noodles or toppings!

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Beautiful Zelda, awesome Pokémon/Mario crossover merch are Nintendo Tokyo shop exclusives【Pics】

Extra-cute Animal Crossing kitchenware also on offer at Japan’s first-ever dedicated Nintendo store.

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New 40th Anniversary Mobile Suit Gundam eyeglasses are both stylish and nerdy, make great gifts

Use these mobile suit-inspired glasses to rep your favorite franchise in an understated way.

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Massive 120-meter Godzilla statue being built as part of Japanese theme park’s newest attraction

If you’ve ever wanted to zip-line through the King of the Monsters or save Japan from one of his rampages, this is your new happiest place on earth.

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Japanese Hermione cosplayer goes with something much more terrifying for Halloween【Photos】

So…so many teeth. Dear God, why are there so many teeth?!?

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“Otaku” YouTuber confronts Tokyo tough-guy litterers, who’ve got no idea who they’re dealing with

Litterbug smokers aren’t so eager to brawl once they find out they’re picking a fight with a guy who beats people up for a living.

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You can send email from payphones in Japan?!? We try the technology trick that shocked the nation

How are you supposed to type a message without a keyboard or touch screen?

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