Kyoto

Death toll in anime studio arson attack climbs to 33

Kyoto Animation president says company has been receiving death threats for years.

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Anime studio attacked by arsonist, explosion leaves dozens injured, 12 dead

Arsonist claims Kyoto Animation “ripped off other people’s work.”

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Kyoto has a shrine that’s supposed to make you rich, so our reporter Mai tested its power

With blessed money and a blessed wallet, is Mai about to strike it rich?

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Hard Rock Cafe opens in Kyoto, features unique exclusive menu items and merchandise

New Hard Rock Cafe location in the ancient Japanese capital offers unique food items including this “raindrop cake” made from Kyoto water

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Kyoto tea merchant’s matcha parfait ice cream bars: The desserts we’ve been waiting 187 years for

Japanese-style parfaits you can eat with one hand will have you wishing you had five.

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You can buy, and eat, a grilled sparrow on the streets of Kyoto, so we did【Taste test】

A local Kyoto recipe like no other.

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Kyoto breakfast buffet with all-you-can-eat sushi: One of the best possible ways to start a day

Rise and shine for this spread of delicious regional specialties and locally grown vegetables that’s offered to hotel guests and non-guests alike.

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The cheapest place to stay in Kyoto cost us just 1,800 yen for the night, and it was awesome

Just because Kyoto is always a popular place to visit doesn’t mean it always has to be expensive.

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“Male, female…other?” Japan form-makers consider possible LGBT discrimination in their terminology

For gay, transgender and nonbinary individuals in Japan, filling in forms can be daunting. But how to handle it?

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This ramen restaurant has no name, is one of the best hidden finds in Japan

You know a noodle joint is good when it doesn’t even need a name to get business.

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Modern samurai fashion brand Wazigen Shizukuya’s summer collection makes old-meets-new splash

The latest summer collection of our favorite modern samurai kimono offers a range of functionally fashionable garments.

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Mayor of Kyoto drops mic on Kim Kardashian, sends letter explaining what “kimono” really is

You know you’ve messed up when you get a letter from the mayor.

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Foreign tourists blasted for chasing maiko and geisha on streets of Kyoto【Video】

Tourists criticised for standing in front of traffic and treating the traditionally dressed women like objects.

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Wear a Japanese lantern on your head with the new Chochin Cap from Kyoto

Who needs a baseball cap when you can shade your face with a paper lantern instead?

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New tofu from Japan brings Kyoto’s iconic Daimonji fire festival to your plate

Fiery images seen on mountains surrounding Kyoto come to life with…a dollop of soy sauce.

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How much do you need to earn every month for a “normal” life in Kyoto? Here’s a sample budget

Fantasizing about relocating to Japan’s ancient capital? Here’s what it’ll cost you per month, and no, a minimum-wage job isn’t going to cut it.

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Hard Rock Cafe opening in Kyoto in beautiful machiya townhouse building【Photos】

Music-themed restaurant doesn’t want to rock the boat and instead incorporates local cultural into its design and food items.

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What part of Japan has the best food, and what should you eat there?

Come hungry for this list of the most delicious things to eat in the most palate-pleasing prefectures of Japan.

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Ujicha Bus in Kyoto celebrates Uji matcha green tea with Japanese teahouse interior【Photos】

The bus even comes with a heart-shaped window like the one at a famous Kyoto temple.

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Australian tourist in Japan arrested for graffiti around Kamogawa River in Kyoto

Tag found in 36 places, foreign tourist claims it was art

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