Harajuku

Harajuku’s new Harakado complex: A cool place to drink matcha in a secret oasis above the city

Former Condomania site springs to life with a hidden gem inside an amazing Tokyo building.

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Shu macaron and herbal Japanese tea pairings are a feast for the eyes and mouth in Harajuku

Enjoy these stylish shu macarons with original blends of tea to enhance the flavors even more

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Harajuku Station’s beautiful old wooden building is set to return, with a new complex around it

Newly released design shows how the former station building will blend into a more modern landscape.

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Tokyo’s adorable Shiba Inu crepe might be the most Harajuku you can wrap in a dessert

Takeshita Street continues to be at the forefront of Japan’s kawaii and crepe culture.

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Catch trendy Pokémon at Harajuku’s Takeshita Street for a limited time

Happy Winter event gives us Pokémon like we’ve never seen them before.

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Does Harajuku’s ramen restaurant with a constant line live up to the hype? Let’s find out!

Are lines deceptive, or is the food as good as they suggest?

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Fantasy RPG-style cosplay weapon shop opening in downtown Tokyo

Takumi Armory is here to make Harajuku feel like an RPG starter town.

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We take a giraffe nap in a standing sleep pod at a cafe in Tokyo

Testing the benefits of vertical sleep and coffee in Harajuku.

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Godiva Dessert joins the cute crepe game in Harajuku

There’s a new sweets store in town, with a luxury chocolate crepe you can’t get anywhere else. 

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Tokyo’s newest ultra-cheap, no-barista cafe has a secret【Taste test】

After learning The Secret of Drip, we think we need to have an important conversation with our boss.

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Cold Stone Creamery returns to the Tokyo city center, and with Tokyo-only menu items!

And of course, we went to check it out.

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We stop by the first-ever Fender Flagship store in Tokyo for a ham sandwich

These sandwiches have some good action.

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“Horse Feces Cafe” opens in Tokyo, looks stylish and delicious【Photos】

Bafun Yasai cafe looks like a fun place to dine and drink with friends.

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Noodle joint in Harajuku becomes a hot topic with foreigners on Reddit, but is it any good?

Let’s find out if this Tokyo restaurant is a foreign tourist trap or a place that’s truly worth visiting.

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Dango samurai swords appear in Tokyo’s Harajuku, so Mr Sato heads out to try them

Crazy long sweets are about to take over your Instagram and TikTok feeds, but are they worth eating?

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Move aside, maid cafes — this Tokyo cafe has actors who pretend to be your friends

We visit the new Tomodachi ga Yatteru Cafe in Harajuku, where staff are paid to pose as your friends.

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Rilakkuma Cafe opening in Harajuku to celebrate relaxing bear’s 20th anniversary【Photos】

20 years since Rilakkuma’s debut, the adorable character still isn’t done relaxing.

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Fender to open first-ever flagship store in Harajuku this summer

A store that encourages everyone to be picky.

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Garbage-collecting samurai keep Japanese streets clean, but what’s their real story?

We sit down with the environmentally conscious Gomihiroi Samurai to find out what they’re really about. 

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Why Gonpachi Nori-Temaki in Harajuku is a great Japanese restaurant for foreign tourists

Mr Sato reckons this hand-rolled sushi joint is perfect for international visitors.

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