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We visit one of Japan’s top pompadour barbers, learn a secret about those Coming of Age Day photos

Our mild-mannered reporter gets hooked up with the king of bad-boy haircuts in Japan, the “regent.”

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Evangelion in the kitchen! Fan chef bakes Fourth Angel core pastries with cute crimson cores【Pics】

We can see why Unit-01 would want to eat these.

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Japanese supercomputer finds the reason some baseball pitches can suddenly drop near home plate

Why have a supercomputer if you can’t use it to figure out how a two-seamer works?

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New color-changing cat sand from Japan reaches crowdfunding goal

This cat sand changes color to tell you about what’s wrong with your cat’s waste!

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Japan now has official, working Pokémon mailbox you can mail letters from, Pokémon mail van too

Prefecture that introduced Slowpoke as its governor recruits him for the postal service.

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Felissimo releases limited-edition “Color in Edo! Hokusai Colored Pencils” set

This latest themed set of 20 colored pencils is inspired by the Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji series by master artisan Katsushika Hokusai.

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S.RIDE taxi cars in Tokyo will soon become moving ad galleries with new advanced window tech

Rather than Fast and Furious, taxi passengers will be Fast and hopefully more Curious about the latest goods and services offered in the local area.
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Edible Evangelion Angel cores now on the menu at Coco’s Japan【Taste Test】

Special anime meal includes an optional Spear of Longinus to eat it with.

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Sakura Magic recreates the full emotional arc of cherry blossom season right on your desk【Photos】

The enticing anticipation, beautiful blooming, and wistful goodbye are all here.

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Japanese company allows workers to take vacation to grieve if favorite idol singer gets married

Policy also allows for bereavement leave when idols retire, leaving office early for surprise concerts.

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With 3DS repair service ending, Nintendo once again shows its god-tier customer service【Photos】

Special Animal Crossing-edition owner gets a surprise when Nintendo fixes her busted handheld.

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Want to design your own anime figure and have it shipped to you? Online program lets you do just that

Pixiv-powered program turns otaku daydreams into on-your-desk-reality, and here’s how it works.

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Kimono genius turns obi sash into the head of Evangelion Unit-01【Photos】

Also recreates anime’s Angel aliens and Spear of Longinus.

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My fridge neighbor Totoro – Ghibli’s new line of magnets brings anime magic to your home【Pics】

Eight unforgettable Studio Ghibli films are part of the extra-charming collection.

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Asahi opens online store to sell their edible cups, aims to reduce plastic waste

The brand will launch a brand new nutty flavor to round out the line.

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Official Evangelion rations now on sale at movie theaters across Japan

The anime about city-destroying robot-versus-alien fights is ready to keep you fed during disasters.

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Massive manga mural takes over Tokyo station to celebrate Jujutsu Kaisen【Photos】

The cast of the hottest shonen series show up in Shibuya.

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Gigantic Evangelion Spear of Longinus appears stabbed in the ground at the Tokyo Skytree【Photos】

Anti-Angel weapon installed to celebrate the end of the Eva anime franchise.

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We try making Nisshin’s Jijimi Korean Pancakes in a cup kit【SoraKitchen】

Get all of that Korean cuisine goodness without the mess.

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7-Eleven now has Meal Kits to help you cook at home, and they’re awesome!

The store stocked with reasons not to cook for yourself is now ready to help your home chef ambitions too.

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