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Japan’s intense heat wave has killed 79 people in Tokyo

Public health agency pleads with one group to take simple but critical precaution against heatstroke.

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Very smart, funny cat shows exactly what it feels like to go outside in Japan’s heat wave【Video】

People are laughing, but honestly, this cat has the right idea.

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How to enjoy a cold drink without taking off your mask this summer【Experiment, video】

A special summer tip from the SoraNews24 Department of Questionable Life Hacks.

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We try cooling our face masks five different ways, and don’t recommend doing any of them

It’s getting hot, and wearing masks in summer isn’t fun…but maybe find some other way to stay cool. 

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Japan’s semi-functional air conditioner capsule toys promise to help us cope with the summer heat

Some assembly, possibly imagination, required.

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Photo of “melted” anime figure is an important reminder about summertime otaku merch safety

Beloved anime cat Doraemon appears as a pile of blue goo.

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We tested out an anti-UV umbrella to see how much it cools us down in this dreadful summer heat

Is it just a marketing gimmick or a brilliant invention of the century?

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Tokyo’s riot cops finally win right to carry drinks on duty during Japan’s hottest summer ever

Because the mission is to serve and protect, not to get dehydrated and collapse.

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Kind netizen leaves thoughtful message and gifts for couriers who work hard in the summer heat

They always deliver goods no matter the weather, so why not return the favor?

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Is Tokyo hot enough this summer to cook curry on a car dashboard? We find out!

Are laziness, forgetfulness, and Japan’s record-breaking heat the ingredients to a great meal?

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We cook a monjayaki Japanese pancake on the hood of a car during Japan’s hottest summer ever【Vid】

Briquette-free barbecuing as the sun turns the hood of Japan’s cheapest car into a hot plate.

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Here’s how one Tokyo neighborhood mixes modern technology and traditional culture to beat the heat

Nihonbashi’s beautiful “minamo fireworks” and tempting goldfish sweets are part of its plan for fun even in record-breaking heat.

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Japan’s record-setting heat wave is hot enough to melt anime figure ankles

Summer’s fury has no mercy for this fan’s Evangelion figure.

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Monday was the hottest day ever in Japan’s recorded history

Japan’s national and Tokyo temperature records fall on the same day as intense heat wave continues.

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This two-second self-check from a Japanese nurse helps you know if you’re in dehydration danger

Japan is dangerously hot this summer, and dehydration can sneak up on you without warning, so stay safe with this easy tip.

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It’s so hot in Japan that people are cooking food in/on their cars【Photos】

Too busy to cook after work? This might be a solution for you.

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10 girls rushed to hospital for heatstroke after Tokyo high school’s non-air-conditioned assembly

Over two dozen students complain of nausea and other symptoms after assembly for topic that definitely could have waited for a cooler day.

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Naked Japanese man arrested at restaurant, has kind of an understandable excuse

All-nude shopping and dining excursion was planned for his comfort, not so much other people’s.

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This is the best summer in years to visit Japan…if you hate mosquitoes

People aren’t getting bit by the aggravating insects in Japan this summer, those some might say the reason why is something even worse.

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Weird Japanese vending machine art installation has us sweaty, disturbed

Stay out too long in the direct heat, and this is what might happen to you.

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