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Edible One Piece Gum-Gum Fruit goes on sale in Japan【Photos】

May or may not make your limbs stretch like Luffy, but absolutely will be a dessert you’ll never forget.
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New shoes from Converse will have both kids and adults showing off their love of Pokémon in style

Six Pokémon, ten different designs…how could we choose?!

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Sumo wrestler vs. 16-month-old toddler: The cutest match you’ll ever see【Video】

Young child’s debut in the ring is a knockout!

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328-foot manga art made by foot in snow field to celebrate end of Hokkaido-set Golden Kamuy【Video】

A special goodbye to Sugimoto and Asirpa.

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The giant bowling pins on the top of Japanese buildings often have a hidden second purpose

Your eye isn’t the only thing they’re supposed to catch.

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Travel off the beaten path to a secret spot in Japan where bamboo grows wild on an old train line

Like the bamboo grove in Kyoto, but with less tourists and more beauty. 

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We retreat for a day of rejuvenation at Green Hill Yatsugatake recreation facility in Yamanashi

The rec facility is open to anyone for reservations and boasts grounds that are 7.5 times the size of Tokyo Dome.

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Shigeru Mizuki’s world of Japanese yokai comes to life in new exhibition in Tokyo

“Betobeto-san” © 水木プロダクション (Mizuki Productions)

A parade of monsters is coming to Roppongi Hills this summer, and it sounds like a treat! 

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Studio Ghibli reveals real reason why Jiji stops talking at the end of Kiki’s Delivery Service

Producer solves a mystery that’s puzzled fans of the anime film for decades.

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A creepy, unplanned visit to a Japanese ghost town…with ice cream!【Photos】

A trip to Kiyosato on “the train line closest to the heavens.”

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Muji is selling sake, and it’ll make drinkers feel good in more ways than one

Delicious sake that gives a small town a helping hand is definitely something worth raising a cup to/of.

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1:1-scale Ultraman artwork appears on headquarters of Japan’s biggest toymaker【Photos】

Other anime and tokusatsu heroes can be seen on the sidewalk below.

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New spreadable melon pan changes the way we eat toast in Japan

Making melon bread, and curry bread, just got a whole lot easier. 

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We eat a canned omelette from a Japanese vending machine and hope for the best

Fingers crossed this dashimaki doesn’t end up looking as old as the machine that sold it.

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Pettable Pokémon, transforming Mario ghost latte art made by amazing Japanese artist【Videos】

What, like anyone would be able to resist giving this guy a few belly pats?

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Ghibli cosplayer doesn’t just make Princess Mononoke costumes, but animal companions too【Photos】

Amazingly talented artist also shows off Elden Ring cosplay.

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Japan reality edges closer to anime with Japan Railway’s VR-style humanoid robot

Step 1 towards the world of Patlabor is complete.

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7-Eleven now has make-it-yourself smoothies in Japan, and they’re amazing

New machine in stores makes life very convenient. 

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“More Japanese than Japan” – Kodawari Ramen Tsukiji in Paris lives up to every part of its name

The wisdom of “Long line equals great ramen” turns out to be as true in Paris as it is in Tokyo.

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A trip to the deadline cafe in Tokyo, where staff won’t let you leave until you’re done writing

A place where you can pay staff to look over your shoulder to help you stop procrastinating.

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