Kyoto

Build-it-yourself takeout ramen kits are our new favorite noodle lunch in Tokyo

There are two options: a ready-to-eat bowl, and a make-it-yourself bowl!

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Man arrested in Kyoto after failing to return rental car over a year past deadline

Late fee works out to be more than the cost of a new car. 

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Matcha parfait ice cream bars: Kyoto tea store deconstructs parfaits, creates stunning new sweets

We try the most beautiful ice creams in Japan.

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Organizers angered as ceremonial giant kanji “fire” in Kyoto lit early and unofficially

Whoever did this made a “big” mistake.

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Authentic kimono fashions await you in Animal Crossing from Kyoto furisode tailor Chiso【Pics】

The custom design function in Animal Crossing: New Horizons allows Chiso to share their 2020 furisode kimono line-up with the masses.

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Kyoto’s annual giant mountain bonfire displays drastically reduced in 2020

Gozan no Okuribi organizers strike a balance between tradition and safety.

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Full-size Evangelion statue appears at Japanese theme park with entry plug synchronization tests

Nerv’s Kyoto branch says its looking for pilots.

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Kyoto cafe with unfortunate name, gorgeous sandwiches keeps getting mistaken for e-commerce giant

If only the owner’s dad had been able to see into the future…

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Kyoto man arrested after clerk mishears him say “I have SARS.”

Wrongfully accused man also loses job after being labelled as “the SARS guy.”

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188-year-old Kyoto tea merchant offers beautiful Hydrangea Parfait as nearby temple’s flowers bloom

As the summer rains and summer flowers return, so too does this special treat.

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Goodbye, Kyoto Animation Studio #1 – Arson-struck studio now completely demolished, cleared away

Question now becomes what to do with vacant lot in Kyoto’s Fushimi Ward.

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Popular tourist spots in Kyoto look like a ghost town due to coronavirus

Everyone staying indoors means no one is going sightseeing. Read More

The sad, snickering truth behind Kyoto’s trendy holding-hands date spot【Photos】

Enjoy the moment while it lasts, because the two of you might not last forever.

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Where are all the beautiful women in Japan? Survey investigates

Top 10 results suggest you’ll have to travel outside of Tokyo to find the most beauties. 

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We test out Honda’s free rental motorbike program and eat disease-thwarting mochi【Photos】

Cruise around town and experience a different side of Kyoto in style and comfort.

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Survey ranks Tokyo as the most desirable Japanese prefecture to live in, bumping Kanagawa to #2

Top 10 results reveal the special places around Japan that people most want to live in.

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Kyoto University dorm pamphlet advises residents on how not to commit sexual harassment

Because some people may have never been told this before.

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Visiting Kyoto’s Pool of Blood — A ghost-hunting alternative to the city’s temples and shrines

Rumored to be haunted by multiple spirits and located near the grave of Emperor Saga.

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McDonald’s worker tests positive for coronavirus in Japan, branch closes for sanitation

Infected staff member served food to customers at the register without wearing a mask.

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Kyoto Mystery Spot: vending machine near one of Kyoto’s oldest temples sells what?! 【Photos】

We’ll give you a hint: this vending machine will provide you divine protection while on the go.

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