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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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US$12,000 Final Fantasy figure is so amazingly beautiful it just might be worth the price【Photos】

If you’re gonna drop 1.485 million yen on a video game figure, this is the one to do it on.

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Never waste time arguing about what to eat for dinner again with Japan’s Six Noodle Dice【Photos】

It’s not a gamble when all of the outcomes are delicious.

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Ultraman title logo generator set up online by McDonald’s Japan

What’s old is Shin again!

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Japanese oden maker revolutionises the way we eat at home…with a few adjustments

New kitchen gadget lets you live out your 7-Eleven oden dreams at home. 

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Yoshi transformation hoodie gives you the stylish look of Super Mario’s dino pal【Photos】

Japanese fashion brand teams up with Nintendo for Colorful Yoshi Collection roomwear line.

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How origami changed the life of a Japanese woman in the U.S.

A lesson in how to overcome your fears and change your destiny.

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Godzilla turns your signature into King of the Signatures with kaiju personal seals in Japan【Pics】

Multiple generations of Godzilla and his friends and foes can be part of your signature.

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Here’s what happens when you mix all 53 kinds of Muji curry into one crazy super curry【Taste test】

When choosing what type of Muji instant curry to eat today, the answer we came up with in the SoraKitchen is “All of them.”

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Japan’s thrill ride theme park finds new way to terrify: A slide over twice as tall as a Gundam

Fuji-Q Highland decides its Mt. Fuji observation platform isn’t quite scary enough.

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Girlfriend shows Gundam fan an extremely clever new way to photograph the life-size mech in Tokyo

Almost everyone takes their photos from right underneath the anime robot, but a little distance gives you a whole new perspective.

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Japanese sightseeing train offers amazing luxury…for prices starting at 1.3 million yen per room

Multi-day journeys are both an elegant and an expensive way to see the wonders of Kyushu.

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This Tokyo cafe won’t let you inside unless you’re a writer or translator with a deadline looming

And they won’t let you go home until you meet your writing goal for the day.

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Tiny 60-year-old shop in one of the busiest parts of Tokyo has an important lesson to teach us

It’s been right there at the Shibuya Scramble intersection for decades.

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Solo sukiyaki! Cook-in-the-counter hot pot is newest way to treat yourself to great food in Tokyo

Yakiniku Like wants to make sukiyaki something you can eat even if none of your friends are in the mood.

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Japan’s Top 7 alternative “Regional Burgers”

Taste your next travel destination with one of these bold and beautiful burgers.

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Clever, cool, possibly emotionally scarring Pokémon cosplay greets freshmen at Tokyo college【Pics】

Welcome to art college, says Arceus.

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Save time AND water by turning your shower into a bath with this nifty Japanese gadget

Relax while you wash with this innovative shower head!

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‘90s J-pop/drama star Ryoko Hirosue stars in amazing McDonald’s Japan vid…with her younger self

Maji de kawannai!

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The good, the bad, and the ugly of a vending machine sushi meal in Tokyo【Taste test】

OK, so technically the “ugly” part is our fault.

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