novel coronavirus

Pachinko parlor has weird way of combating COVID-19 that does nothing about swarms of customers

A popular pachinko place claims to be “following suggestions by city mayors“, but is what they’re doing helpful?

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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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Japanese revolving sushi restaurant chain stops revolving during coronavirus outbreak

But customers wonder if it will do anything to help the growing health crisis.

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Akihabara maid cafe finds novel way to stay on brand during coronavirus crisis【Video】

Masters and mistresses can only enter after receiving “moe ointment” at the door. 

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People in Japan are now stealing toilet paper in midst of coronavirus crisis

Theft of products from restrooms is dragging a famously considerate and honest society down the drain.

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Angry confrontation breaks out after man coughs on Yamanote Line train in Tokyo 【Video】

Disturbing video shows coronavirus fears have Japanese commuters on edge.

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People in Japan panic-buy toilet paper as coronavirus fears rise despite shortage being fake news

In a country full of bidets, why is everyone crazy for toilet tissue? 

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Tokyo ramen shop owner sets “Japanese only” rule as countermeasure against coronavirus

Japanese netizens were more than ready to dunk on his logic. 

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Train brought to emergency stop because someone coughed in it

Commuters starting to turn on their unmasked peers.

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