games

Spice up your drinking parties with Tipsy Bar Games based on popular izakaya food

Or keep them at home for game night!

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Amahiko Sato becomes first pro shogi player in history to lose game for not wearing face mask

Maybe this was his plan all along and he’s playing 3-D shogi.

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New Japanese card game teaches us the different patterns and textures of fish

Know your cherry trout from your rainbow trout to crush your opponent.

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See how the game of Othello has evolved at Tokyo Toy Show 2022

The script has been flipped on this classic game.

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Shinkansen conductor caught playing GPS smartphone game on bullet train…for TEN years

He might have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for an anonymous tip-off.

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We throw a bubble party at our cheap countryside house in Japan【Video】

A soap bubble guru is born at the SoraHouse.

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What happens when our team starts renovating our cheap countryside house in Japan?

The SoraHouse becomes a playhouse for our reporters.

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Manhole Holy War breaks out in Tokyo, winners get money and help repair city infrastructure

All’s fair in love and Manhole Holy War.

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Walking Bingo: A clever alternative to adventure games like Pokémon GO

How many everyday Japanese icons can you find on a neighbourhood stroll?

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Surprise in store for fans as beloved virtual pet franchise Tamagotchi approaches 25th birthday

What’s cracking this time?

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Japan emerges as a backgammon powerhouse in the world

Japan stands increasingly at the forefrontgammon.

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PS5 chaos at Akihabara as customers rush to grab new consoles【Videos】

Police called due to out-of-control crowd, sparking a heated debate on resellers in Japan. 

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Akihabara’s otaku shrine celebrates PlayStation 5 launch with ethereal one-night event

The PS5 is welcomed into the world at a Japanese shrine with a long history of protecting electronics.

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Demon Slayer Tamagotchi on sale now, preorders for 9 more types on the way

Raise your own Pillar of the secret society of demon slayers.

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Japanese convenience store customers reimagined as gacha game characters

Working at a konbini is like playing roulette with a gacha game mechanic.

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Kendama training cures one man’s self-isolation blues

There’s never been a better time to brush up on the old eye-hand coordination.

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Ken Shimura remembered for his huge contribution to the game Rock, Paper, Scissors in Japan

Let’s take a look at what is undoubtedly Shimura’s biggest cultural impact.

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Japanese League of Legends first female champion is also an aspiring model

“I wanted to make sure people didn’t write me off just for being a woman.”

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Japan Sumo Association surprises fans with cutesy game on Twitter

Train with the sport’s most kawaii professional sumo wrestler.

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Wii Fit sequel to make the jump to Nintendo Switch, promises tons of fun and sore muscles【Video】

It’s back, everyone! Get ready to crush your opponents in the name of exercise.

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