health

Japanese government freezes inbound air reservations for foreign residents and Japanese citizens

New restrictions come just one day after latest coronavirus-related border tightening.

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Japan completely closes borders to new foreign arrivals

Relaxed coronavirus regulations unable to last even one month as sources say first omicron case has been discovered.

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Comiket will require proof of coronavirus vaccination or PCR test results for admission

If you want to get your doujinshi, you’ll probably want to get your jabs too.

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Otaku should get some exercise before the return of Comiket, organizers agree

Otaku event is returning as public health improves, but personal health is important too.

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U.S. lifts all agricultural import bans for Fukushima, Tohoku region of Japan

A decade after the 3-11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear incident, all Japanese produce from the affected areas has an open path to the U.S.

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Korean style chicken, ginseng, and brown rice soup in a can coming to Japanese vending machines

Wholesome meals don’t get any more portable than that.

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We pop into Bear Paw Cafe in Osaka… Actually it popped out to us

An adorable way to help deal with complex problems.

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J-rock legend Gackt puts music career on indefinite hiatus due to voice disorder

Decision was made to prioritize singer’s health and recovery.

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Vaccine side effects: How the first and second dose of Pfizer and Moderna affected our reporters

Firsthand accounts reveal a wide range of different reactions to each dose.

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Osaka pachinko parlor volunteers to become public vaccination center

The machines will be turned off at the time, so no need for earplugs.

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What colors of clothing will keep you cooler in summer? Japanese researchers experiment

We all know white is cool and black is hot, but what about the colors in between?

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Mizkan develops world’s most “beautiful” natto, Mr. Sato takes it for a spin

But true beauty is in the eye of the bean-holder.

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Masturbatory aid rocket launches in Japan【Video】

Tenga pulls off its biggest, boldest stunt yet.

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What it’s like to get the Moderna vaccine at the large-scale vaccination centre in Tokyo

A helpful guide to the reservation process, precautions, and possible side effects you can expect when getting the jab in Japan.

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Japanese masturbatory aid Tenga’s rocket project is a go, shaft will pierce the heavens soon【Video】

Rocket will support research with the goal of creating a Tenga that can be used in outer space.

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Search is on for COVID-19 patient who escaped out a sixth-floor window of Osaka hotel

Patient possibly infected with the “Spidey” variant of COVID-19.

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Please drink alone in your room and don’t have sex, Tokyo Olympics tells athletes

Organizers don’t want people getting randy or rowdy in the Olympic Village.

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U.S. government lowers Japan travel warning level

Japan was placed at highest warning level in May.

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New Yakult desserts now available at special concept store in Tokyo

Yakult’s first foray into the sweets world proves Lactobacillus can be decadently delicious.

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Please take Tokyo Olympics condoms back to your home country and use them there, organizers say

Basically, more than 150,000 condoms will be given to athletes as souvenirs of their time in Japan.

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