Nagoya

Man arrested for spraying Japan’s public broadcasting fee collector with fire extinguisher

That’s one way to end a heated conversation.

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Japanese governor and mayor’s cosplay at World Cosplay Summit so good it causes broadcast mishap

When meeting with important guests, it’s important to embrace their culture.

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We try to eat almost 9 pounds of food at a Nagoya spaghetti shop, succumb to the power of carbs

How much rice and pasta is too much rice and pasta?

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People willing to move away from Tokyo to be paid one million yen by Aichi government

Tired of the crowds of Japan’s biggest city and looking to relocate? Aichi wants you to make the prefecture your new home.

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We try a Ninja Kakigori shaved ice dessert in Japan and wash it down with Cheese Tapioca Tea

Castle setting is the perfect home for this shadow warrior’s Japanese dessert. 

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Man stops train from leaving station in Japan, video goes viral online

Elderly passenger purposely halts train and causes delay, ignoring rail staff who try to control the situation. 

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Nagoya teens arrested for pooping off the roof of building, posting video on net

The literal and proverbial s#&t has hit the fan for one pair of boys.

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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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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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