Nagoya

You can go surprisingly far on a single train leaving from Tokyo Station

If you don’t like changing trains, Tokyo Station is probably your best bet for a starting point.

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Nagoya City Council debates: Is toilet paper really needed in public restrooms?

This is why it’s important to vote in city council elections.

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Japanese teen offers to catch purse snatcher for elderly woman, but is actually helping rob her

Police catch fake hero who didn’t even try to catch thief for 73-year-old victim.

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What’s Japan’s least appealing big city, and why did it get stuck with that title?【Survey】

Town ranks in last place for second survey in a row, but there actually are some things to love about the place.

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Aichi’s governor shows up for work cosplaying as star of anime Sword Art Online【Photos】

When you’ve got a meeting with cosplayers from around the world on your schedule, a suit and tie just won’t due.

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Highway “ghost” spooks YouTube viewers in Japan【Video】

The driver in this strange dashboard camera footage says it all: “Whaaaaaaaa?!”

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Nagoya man goes to bars, shows everyone 20 million yen; you’ll totally believe what happens next

Waving obscene amounts of money in front of drunken strangers: What could possibly go wrong?

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Struggling Legoland Japan doubling down and becoming Legoland Resort with new hotel, aquarium

After a rocky first year, the blocky travel destination is confident about turning things around.

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Nagoya Castle reconstruction plan draws disabled citizens group complaint over lack of elevator

Desire for historically faithful reconstruction clashes with accessibility for wheelchair users.

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Brazilian man acquitted of sexual assault after kissing Japanese woman on Nagoya train

Inability of foreign resident to perceive rejection cited as key factor in ruling.

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New Japanese cat cafe is so stylish it’d be worth a visit even if it was feline-free

Cat cafe chain Mocha brings ample ambiance to a new city with the opening of its newest location.

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Man counterfeits 50,000 yen using only a 100-yen shop, a convenience store, and a Japanese custom

Aichi resident makes surprisingly effective use of many of Japan’s beloved services to pull off his ill-fated forgery attempt.

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“Graveyard of the Traffic Signals” found in Nagoya

Where do bad lights go when they dieeeee? ♫ They don’t go to heaven where the angels flyyyyyy ♫ They go to… Nagoya.

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Struggling Legoland Japan will shut down for two days a week starting in fall

If you want to visit the Nagoya amusement park on a Tuesday or Wednesday, you’d better go soon.

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Over 19,000 Azuki Bars for free on 1 July at select locations across Japan

Azuki Bar Day is celebrated on 1 July and the makers of the tasty frozen snack sure know how to celebrate!

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Nagoya serves up fried chicken with sweet beans, whipped cream, and a strawberry on top

If you were to express the phrase “Why the heck not?” in the form of food, this might be it.

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Watch as Nagoya’s famous handmade candy studio makes Mr. Sato face candies 【Video】

Sadly, they refused to make them taste like Mr. Sato.

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We put Japan’s most phallic-looking roast beef meal into our mouth at Volcano Kitchen

Yeah, that sorta looks like a volcano, but it looks a lot more like something else.

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We visit Legoland Japan to see if things are as bad as the rumors say

Japan’s newest theme park has gotten a lukewarm reception, and we’re pretty sure we’ve pinpointed the problem.

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Japan travel tip: Skip Nagoya hotel breakfast, hit up one of the town’s awesome morning buffets

Get a jump on the day by eating like a local at the all-you-can eat baked goods buffets of the city’s cafes.

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