Osaka

Twitter users band together to help find road-rage attacker in Osaka 【Video】

Cyclist threw his bike at a car and repeatedly punched its driver after a horn was beeped.

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Taco Bell Osaka branches now selling okonomiyaki burritos, promise delicious fusion flavor

A tortilla stuffed with all the tasty trappings of okonomiyaki? Sign us up!

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Up-and-coming manzai comedian robots AIchan and GONta adorably work on their material

These plucky little bots use AI to generate comedy bits on the topic of your choice.

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Scuffle with iron pipe breaks out at anime music concert, police quell the belligerent otaku

Net users agree that the antics of these so-called fans were just plain rude.

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Ninja burglar arrested in Japan, brags to police about how much he can bench press

Do you even burgle, bro?

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Osaka police on the lookout for guy calling himself “Tights World”

It’s the burning question on everyone’s lips: Who is Tights World?

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Japanese subway conductor sues city for legal right for his beard to exist, monetary compensation

Verdict handed down in multi-year fight between facial hair and Municipal Transportation Bureau.

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Massive 1-kilogram (2.2-pound) rice ball on sale in Japan, perfect for eating or self-defense

Reasonably priced and perfect for those who enjoy their snacks comically large.

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Thousands oppose Osaka Metro’s plan to change major stations in giant boats and fabric swatches

Is Osaka Metro destroying the sophistication of the city, or is it just the victim of a bunch of wet blankets?

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Japanese subway line sells a piece of guitar history worth thousands for only five bucks

This unassuming little silver box is worth its weight in gold.

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Massive hot spring theme park coming to Osaka Bay Hotel, a dream come true for onsen lovers

Customers get to enjoy four floors of steamy hot baths, exquisite restaurants, and fun activities right in the heart of Osaka.

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Japanese police officer admits he was looking at porn on his phone while suspect escaped lockup

“To serve and protect” gets trumped by “to ogle and leer” as violent-crime suspect slips out of detention center.

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The all-new Kyotrain, maybe Japan’s most Japanese train ever, will take you to Kyoto this spring

Beautiful, quick, and inexpensive, there’s no cooler way to get to Kyoto than this.

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Founder of Japanese supermarket chain arrested on charges of receiving prostitution revenue

Would you still shop here knowing what you know now?

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Great balls of octopus and rice! It’s the Takoyaki Onigiri

Lawson convenience stores took two staples of Japanese cuisine and smashed them together for our pleasure.

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Osaka woman terrifyingly attacked by intruder while playing video games in her home late at night

Chilling home invasion is like something out of an urban legend.

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Starbucks’ brand-new Meccha Matcha Frappuccino: 20 years in the making, 50 percent more green tea

The numbers don’t lie as we taste test the new dessert drink exclusive to just one prefecture in Japan.

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We did battle with this two-foot tall parfait at Kanariya in Osaka…and finished it!

There is no such thing as “too much parfait” for the SoraNews24 team.

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Japanese cop smashes through window to arrest apparently high-on-meth driver in Osaka【Videos】

Doing donuts in central Japan’s biggest city is a sure-fire way to get the police to bring out their fists of fury.

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Starbucks celebrates 20 years in West Japan with Matcha Frappuccino and latte drinks in Osaka

The regional-exclusive drinks pay homage to a local tea master who was forced to commit seppuku by order of a samurai lord.

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