masks

Japanese hotels likely to legally require travelers to wear masks under revised regulation

Proposed amendment comes as Japan is expected to announce timetable for unrestricted inbound tourism.

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Politician’s disgusting mask gaffe grosses out Japan【Video】

With Tokyo’s infection numbers spiking, wearing a mask is important, but this was the wrong mask to wear.

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Studio Ghibli’s two most famous character masks come into the real world with mini o-men【Photos】

Ghibli Museum’s hand-crafted masks are here just in time for Japan’s summer festival season.

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How to stop your glasses from fogging up when wearing a mask

Handy hack from a longtime Japanese mask wearer.

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Our one-star Halloween mask from Amazon has arrived! …in mid-November

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At least it sucks too.

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“Safe” way to drink on the street recommended by our mask expert, forbidden by everyone else

Drown your sorrows or drown yourself trying.

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Japanese politician Skull Reaper A-ji sues city for refusing to show his masked face

Oita City Councilman’s struggle to wear his masks with pride has grown into a hellacious slobberknocker of litigation.

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Japan creates world’s first edible face mask…from melon bread

Protect yourself from the virus while breathing in the sweet aroma of Japanese melon pan.

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Man who refused to wear a mask on a plane got arrested again, this time for punching a policeman

After a disturbance he caused by–you guessed it–not wearing a mask.

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New crowdfunding project from Japan mixes COVID-19 comedy with a touch of Kyoto craftsmanship

Get ready to meet some art that’s simultaneously brand new and ages-old.

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Pandemic life hack: This Muji wet tissue box is perfect for storing disposable masks

That is, if you can get your hands on it.

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Man who refused to wear mask on airplane in Japan gets arrested four months later

Airline apparently did not forgive or forget.

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Man kicked out of Japan’s national college entrance exam for improper mask-wearing technique

If you can’t handle wearing a mask properly, you’re probably not ready for higher education.

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Japan’s crazy Air Shield face shield gets strapped to Mr. Sato’s head【Photos】

Our man of many masks tries out this inflatable shield.

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Japanese shrine may have created the most Kyoto-like “wear a mask” reminder ever

Fushimi Inari-taisha did all sorts of things to keep visitors safe this New Year’s, and one may be steeped in the local culture’s velvety harshness.

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Mr. Sato remembers the hit song of 2020, it’s because of that $100 Dolce & Gabbana mask of his

Can you put a price on true comfort? Dolce & Gabbana can.

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Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward enlists the help of internet cat characters to remind us to wear masks

This new Working Cats x Shinjuku Ward campaign clip draws from cuteness for coronavirus preventive measures.
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Do this Japanese cosmetics company’s “small face” masks make a big difference in your beauty?

We test whether Kate’s kogao masks help with one of Japanese women’s most desired beauty goals.

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Japanese fashion company develops fabric mask with velcro-edge eating technology

We may no longer have to completely remove our masks for socially-distant dining out experiences.

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Medi Lift: the Japanese beauty product that promises facelift results without surgery

Will two weeks in this mask give our reporter cheekbones to die for? 

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