Fukuoka

Taxi driver argues with man, runs him over then drives into wall 【Video】

Some people in Japan are siding with the driver over the incident.

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Japan’s cheapest hotel charges just 130 yen (US$1.20) for a room, with a huge, no-privacy catch

Even if you’re traveling by yourself, you’ll never be alone since you’re on a 24-hour live stream.

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Try some Alien Soup from Japan, now with more alien!

It also comes in handy instant cups for those who want their xenomorphs on the go.

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White Curry Udon: A new take on noodles discovered at a Japanese airport

Part curry, part noodles, part Shepherd’s Pie, this is a unique dish worth travelling for.

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Rugby World Cup: Captain Michael Leitch melts hearts with the reason why he plays for Japan

Kindness at the time of a family tragedy leads Leitch to pledge his allegiance to the Japanese team as a teenager.

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Sleep next to the railroad tracks at the closest hotel to a train station platform in Japan

New accommodation recreates the feel of a high-class train cabin inside, with a priceless view outside for just US$20 a night.

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Sting returns to Japan, heads straight for tonkotsu ramen in Fukuoka

You can take the ramen-loving singer out of Japan, but you can’t take away the singer’s love for ramen.

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Train station ad skillfully invokes Makoto Shinkai to get through to the “smartphone generation”

Equal parts anime nostalgia and reverse psychology make for an effective billboard.

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Police officer arrested for repeatedly clogging women’s toilets, watching them get upset about it

Suspect claims an interest in women’s restrooms drove him to commit the crime spree.

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Japan fans call Rugby World Cup player Luke Thompson “kawaii” for the way he speaks Japanese

An unlikely cute icon emerges from left field.

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Rugby World Cup 2019: Team Canada jumps off bus in yukata kimono…dressed like the dead

Embarrassing fashion faux pas has these players dressed in the same way that Japanese people dress dead bodies.

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Japan Travel: Mysterious rockstar Jizo statue found at Kiyomizudera temple

Mother Nature blesses a Buddhist statue with a full head of hair.

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Factory-outlet bacon and other pork products found in Fukuoka laundromat vending machine

Purchasing slightly defective cured meats while doing a load of laundry has never been easier!

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Japan’s Roofless Museum holds many man-made marvels from the Sphinx to the Parthenon

We travel into the depths of suburbia in search of Moai and ancient Pakistani Priest Kings.

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Man in Fukuoka arrested for shoplifting a 49-inch TV weighing 12 kilos

A 27-inch would have been way easier, but he just got greedy.

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Fukuoka man arrested for stealing used tennis rackets because he liked their smell

Theft of sporting goods may have been a crime of passion.

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Pink sakura and baby blue eye flowers team up for gorgeous views at this seaside park in Japan【Pics】

Fukuoka isn’t particularly famous for its cherry blossoms, but these photos have us thinking it should be.

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Real-world music shop from K-On! anime closes its doors, but the music isn’t ending

If this particular anime pilgrimage spot was on your bucket list, you won’t be able to cross it off anymore (well, at least in its original location).

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Anime cosplayer burglar arrested in Japan, can’t stop dressing up/stealing

”Get in the damn prison cell, Shinji!”

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Free Calpis fresh out of the tap available across Japan in celebration of 100th anniversary

For maximum enjoyment we recommend reading the following article out loud.

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