Seiji Nakazawa

10 years of skipping One Piece — With Volume 100 out, can fans who took a break come back and enjoy it?

Extreme poverty caused our in-house otaku to miss more than 30 volumes, so is it too late for him to get into One Piece again?

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We take our Mega Las Vegas noodle show on the road and get back to nature

Ain’t no party like a Big Stream Somen Slider Mega Las Vegas party.

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Is Burger King’s Big Mouth Burger really as overwhelmingly meaty as promised? 【Taste test】

Get ready for the arrival of a new era of big burgers,” the slogan promises, but does it deliver?

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The 4 best anime of Fall 2021 that need more attention – Preemptive picks【Seiji’s World of Anime】

Our resident otaku gazes into the future and chooses four shows to watch that keep getting left off others’ “most anticipated” lists.

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How to make a shaved ice dessert out of instant noodles

Spoiler alert: We won’t be making this ever again. 

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We drop big bucks on the Big Stream Soumen Slider Mega Las Vegas, but is it worth it?

Because why do something normally when you can do it Vegas-style instead?

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Yoshinoya’s wagyu beef box for Japanese politicians

We eat an exclusive menu item inside the National Diet Building.

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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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Does the Shibuya Scramble Crossing overwhelm even Tokyo natives? We asked our reporters

No matter how long you’ve been in Tokyo, you’ve got to admit it is a lot of people.

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Seiji gets into the Olympic spirit on the cheap at 100-yen store Daiso

Can Seiji find the true meaning of the Olympics for a few bucks?

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This fall is going to be insane for anime, says our resident otaku reporter

The return of a number of big titles has Seiji Nakazawa excited for the end of 2021!

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Seiji and the spirit of Yngwie Malmsteen barge into Young Guitar magazine

When you’re Yngwie Malmsteen, you don’t need an invitation… even if you aren’t him.

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What happens when our reporters show up to work dressed like their fathers?

What could go wrong if we give our reporters free access to their dads’ closets?

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7-Eleven Japan’s egg broth and rice may be the dream combination we’ve been missing【SoraKitchen】

Our convenience store-loving chefs are at it again with this egg-xcellent creation! Read More

Burger King Japan’s Ugly Burgers go head-to-head in a battle for flavour

It’s what’s inside that counts.

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Why did this stand-and-eat soba noodle shop in Tokyo open in the middle of the pandemic?

At a time when many small restaurants are going out of business, we speak to the manager of one that took the exact opposite approach.

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Can Tokyo hair stylists transform our reporter into Leonardo DiCaprio?【Photos】

Jack Dawson’s beloved Rose joins us for this titanic journey from ordinary to extraordinary.

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Tokyo restaurant doesn’t tell you its name unless you ask, makes us appreciate life’s surprises

Not far from Akihabara, there’s a soba spot that gave us food to eat and food for thought.

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Sacred forbidden forest at a Japanese shrine has been off-limits to visitors for centuries

We get to enter a holy land that’s been protected since ancient times, and it reminds us of the world of Princess Mononoke.

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A visit to Japan’s cursed tunnel and statue of Oshima Zuido【Haunted Japan】

One cursed spot just isn’t enough for this small coastal town.

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