gaming

We dip our feet into a Japanese onsen…inside footbath boots

Whether you’re gaming, studying, or working from home, these ashiyu boots let you take the footbath with you wherever you go!

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We test Japan’s new Gaming Chopsticks Holder

Gadget proves it’s a game-changer after doing battle with a variety of snack foods. 

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Japan to open its first-ever esports gym in Tokyo, with options to pay for professional training

A new venue where anyone can train to be a pro gamer!

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Drum roll please…Touchscreen rhythm game controller to begin crowdfunding

New peripheral lets you bang away without worrying about your screen.

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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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Japanese gaming blanket is here to keep you warm through your gaming winter vacation【Photos】

The Wata Tank is both stylish and functional.

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Medical university in Tokushima honors student for his gaming

And I have yet to hear from my alma mater…

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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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First look at Keanu Reeves’ Japanese dub in Cyberpunk 2077 trailer【Video】

Come for Keanu’s deep-voiced dub, stay for the localisation lesson. 

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Japanese YouTuber fights on the streets of Shibuya in new real-life video game episode【Video】

Second instalment includes a boss fight and a stop at Matsuya to fuel up on gyudon beef bowls.

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Japanese YouTuber perfects gameplay moves outside Shibuya Station【Video】

Viral clip makes you feel as if you’re controlling an RPG character.

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90-year-old Japanese gamer grandma breaks world record, praises Grand Theft Auto 5【Video】

The world’s oldest video game streamer, Hamako Mori, has played titles like Call of Duty and Dauntless for decades — and shows no signs of stopping.

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Nintendo brightens the life of a Game Boy-loving 95-year-old Japanese grandmother

Another heartwarming tale of Nintendo’s legendary God-like customer service.

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These comfy pajama suits are for the gamers! Wrap up warm as you rack up points

The Damegi 4G series comes with a bunch of cushy features to keep your extremities toasty warm.

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Keanu Reeves speaks Japanese to Cyberpunk 2077 fans at Tokyo Game Show【Video】

The only thing better than hearing Keanu say “Wake up samurai” is hearing him say it in Japanese.

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Village Vanguard releases adorable cat motif gaming earphones!

Hear everything going on in your game or music purr-fectly.

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We check out Shinjuku’s video game theme bar and get a neat EXP bonus, enjoy whacky plate-ups

Grab your Virtual Boy and ready your quarters, it’s time to knock back a shot of gaming nostalgia!

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VR Ninja Dojo: Battle as a shadow warrior at new virtual reality world in Tokyo 【Video】

Learn ninjutsu techniques and then use them to slay monsters in the VR world.

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We ventured into a hidden gem of a Chinese Internet cafe in downtown Tokyo【Pics】

An Internet sanctuary for young Chinese people in Tokyo.

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Gamer-friendly, non-instant yakisoba you can eat with your fingers【Sora Kitchen】

Make delicious yakisoba rolls you can stuff into your maw, without the use of chopsticks or cutlery!

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