izakaya

All-you-can-drink deal lets you chug down unlimited alcohol at 138 Japan locations for a month

At just $37, you can easily get your money back with just ten drinks.

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Want to boost your ego? Head to the new Homeru “Praise” Bar in Osaka

Good-looking staff promise to identify your good points and shower you with compliments as you unwind after a long day. 

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New commercial shows people in Japan offending foreigners with their stinky breath【Video】

Survey says one in two foreigners have been bummed out by meeting Japanese people with bad breath.

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New bar catering to Pokémon GO players who want to make friends opens in Tokyo

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your trainer name ♫

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Evangelion bar in Tokyo: You mustn’t run away from the awesome anime food at this sakaba

We go on a mission to eat and drink at Nerv headquarters.

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We visit “Japan’s oldest izakaya bar” for a delightful mix of the modern and the traditional

Over a century of tradition right in the middle of Tokyo!

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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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We summon the Devil’s “sushi roll” in Tokyo because we need to eat this 6,000-calorie thing

Dark forces can’t intimidate us, or our stomachs.

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Japan’s crazy 6,000-calorie sushi roll includes a pizza as a topping

We can feel ourselves getting both hungrier and heavier just looking at it.

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Evangelion Bar opening in Tokyo to soothe the rattled nerves of fans of the traumatizing anime

You’ll feel better after downing a few Rei cocktails and eating rampaging Angel Sachiel.

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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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Tokyo restaurant that charges rude customers more sees dramatic increase in number of rude orders

Intended penalty for bad manners backfires, prompts pub to make drastic change to its beer pricing policy.

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Akihabara pub offering monthly all-you-can-drink passes with durations up to half a year

Four other restaurants in Tokyo also start selling unprecedentedly generous unlimited-beer-and-cocktail passes.

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We track down a special dish hidden inside Yodobashi Akihabara 【SoraNews24 Taste Test】

If you know where to look, you’ll be able to try a jugful of noodles that nobody wanted the owner to create.

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Tokyo restaurant offers all-you-can-drink beer, cocktails for 24 hours for less than three bucks

Shockingly generous deal even lets you go home, take a break, and come back for more booze.

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Store serves edible Japanese rhinoceros beetles, apparently pairs well with beer

And it promises to be crunchier than your breakfast cereal.

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Cosplay Yokocho: Tokyo alley where customers eat and drink in cosplay costumes

With photo booths, cosplaying staff, and costume rental for diners, this is one of the most unusual food courts you’ll find in Japan.

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How to spot scam artist bar barkers in Japan

The lure of cheap booze is hard to resist, but before you follow that discount-promising tout, take a moment to check what clothes he’s wearing.

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Manager poisons part-time worker in Japan because of “poor work ethic”

Possibly because he felt disciplining an undesirable employee would have been too awkward, one supervisor turned to poison instead.

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Tokyo lifehack: How to get rid of the “customer pullers” who’ll pester you in the bar district

Japan’s infamous bar barkers often won’t take no for an answer, but one veteran says this response will stop them in their tracks.

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