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Evangelion sleeping bag Entry Plug is the best place to spend the winter【Photos】

Shinji had to be talked into one, but we don’t think we’d ever want to leave.

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We try out writing inks inspired by Nagasaki ramen and dessert

They not only have beautiful deep colors, but one smells delicious, too!

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Studio Ghibli finishes free-to-use image release with 250 from Nausicaa, Laputa, and more

For fans of the legendary anime studio, Christmas has come early.

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Official Totoro reclining sofa makes naps on the Ghibli star’s tummy a real-life option【Photos】

Recreate anime’s greatest nap in the comfort of your own home.

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Japan’s one-person bento box-sized rice cooker gets double-decker version that cooks side dishes too

Because if you’ve got fresh-cooked rice right at your desk, you’re going to want something to go with it right?

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Was Spirited Away based on a real-life tale?

Studio Ghibli film has eerie parallels with the story of a child who mysteriously went missing for seven days. 

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Giant Godzilla statue is part of Japanese park’s Christmas illumination celebration【Photos】

Ho ho ho! Merry kaiju!

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Japan’s Virtual Boyfriend Cake is here to keep you company/be your murder victim this Christmas

Our single-lady reporter meets and eats her new beau.

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Sylvanian Families x Technics—we discover DJ turntable replicas are perfect for mini animal raves

Time to end the year on DJcore rather than cottagecore.

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Tokyo has a cafe lounge that’s for negative people only

We check out the “negative cafe and bar,” a soothing space for gloomy people.

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Japanese plushies’ tentacles want to keep you warm this winter【Photos】

Are these lifelike octopi also cutie pies?

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We try rainbow ramen, the happy noodles people in Japan are going crazy for 【Taste Test】

Sure it looks beautiful, but can a ramen this colourful actually taste good?

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Alcoholic soup in a cup now on sale to keep Japan warm and buzzed this winter

An extra-relaxing beverage for the coldest time of the year.

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Sailor Moon Eternal’s tie-in pop-up cafe: a perfect pastel paradise of pretty food and merch

Come for the meals and drinks, take home the gorgeous trinkets designed by an up-and-coming fashion artist.

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Rainbow ramen now being served in Japan to spread happiness through noodles【Photos】

A ramen broth like nothing noodle fans have ever seen or tasted before.

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Thermos releases new line of insulated Japanese rice and miso soup bowls【Photos】

Stylish creations keep your miso soup hot and your anmitsu cold.

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A Japanese vending machine perfect for samurai

If vending machines existed in the Edo Period, they would’ve looked like this. 

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Tour a stylish, minimalistic Muji House in new downtown Tokyo showroom

There’s no stopping the Muji hype train at this point.

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Japan now has video gamer chiropractic treatments to reduce discomfort and improve performance

Stiff and sore? A Headshot Course will have you feeling better.

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TGIFWPAV: Thank God it’s Friday with the Pikachu ASMR video【Video】

Put in your earphones and get ready for the warm fuzzies that only the Pokémon stars “pika” can provide.

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