Ikebukuro

Like heights? 231-meter (758-foot) skyscraper in Tokyo opens a zipline course on its roof

Zipline of the Heavens promises to be hell on earth for anyone with a fear of heights.

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Evangelion Bar reopens in Tokyo for its second impact of drinking and dining

Newly added “Angel Hour” service gets you a discount on drinks such as L.C.L. and the Ayanam Rei Soda cocktail.

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Man in Tokyo slices own stomach with knife near one of the city’s busiest train stations

Police officers arrive to find man collapsed and bleeding.

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Roland, King of the Hosts, has his own museum exhibition now, shows off hostdom and catchphrases

Fans of Roland will not want to miss this. 

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We try a pay-to-use premium Japanese toilet at Ikebukuro train station in Tokyo

With so many clean free-to-use toilets in Japan, we had to find out why you would pay to use one.

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The beautiful, awesome cosplayers of Tokyo’s OTHER Halloween hot spot: Ikebukuro

While the Shibuya celebration is as much about getting drunk with friends as it is anything else, in Ikebukuro it’s the costumes that take center stage.

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Posters of SoraNews24 ace reporter Mr. Sato appear in one of Tokyo’s busiest train stations【Pics】

Mr. Sato isn’t a doctor, but he plays one in these posters.

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“Horror Aquarium” opens this autumn in Sunshine City, Tokyo

Experience a new breed of terror this autumn, but don’t tap on the glass! It’ll scare the fish.

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Awesome Tokyo restaurant caps diners’ dinner price, and after that anything you order is free!

This Ikebukuro izakaya just gave us an 8,000-yen discount, and they’ll happily do the same for you.

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Pretend you’re Sony or Nintendo as you devour Sega with Tokyo’s new Sega Logo-yaki sweet

Video game company’s iconic logo serves as motif for new treat from maker of edible Magikarp Pokémon.

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Samurai trash collectors clean streets of Tokyo in dramatic fashion 【Videos】

If you dare to litter in Tokyo, you’d better watch out, because there’s a team of fearsome samurai warriors ready to admonish you.

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Feeling fancy? Fly first class without leaving the ground at virtual reality restaurant in Tokyo

Comfy seats, a four course meal, and a VR show? We guarantee this will be an experience you’ll never forget.

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Ranma 1/2’s creator and voice cast stars stop by the Ranma 1/2 Cafe in Tokyo【Photos】

Rumiko Takahashi, Hayashibara Megumi, and others who were part of the iconic anime/manga hit reunite for an incredible meal.

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Tokyo cafe doesn’t bat an eye at “obstruction of business” kitties【Monday Kickstart】

I think we all know whose turf it really is.

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Tokyo’s Ranma 1/2 cafe is open, and we just stuffed ourselves with awesome anime nostalgia

Food, art, and exclusive merch are part of love letter to one of the most popular anime of all time, and totally worth a six-hour wait for a table.

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Pixiv will hold character design contest for Ikebukuro promotional anime

Animate and the Toshima ward of Tokyo held a joint press conference on Friday to announce that an “Ikebukuro PR Anime” is in the works.

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Smartphone app finds empty restroom stalls in Tokyo subway station, makes pooing easier than ever

Because the last thing you want to do is wander through one of Tokyo’s massive stations while trying to hold in a dump.

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Over 1,000 fish and other marine creatures die at Tokyo aquarium after failed medical treatment

Heartbreaking loss of life occurs at one of the city’s most popular aquariums.

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Now you can eat Gudetama’s mom as Sanrio cafe unveils darkest dish yet for new Tokyo restaurant

Less tragic dining options also available.

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Boys’ love manga categorized into more than 30 sub-genres at mainstream Tokyo bookstore

Perfect for all those parents looking for just the right gift for their fujoshi daughters.

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