Shibuya

Huge crowds gather for Halloween in Japan despite calls to stay home【Photos】

Scenes from the weekend show not everyone was interested in staying away from hotspots like Shibuya and Osaka during Halloween.

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Giant bottles of Coca-Cola are floating above Shibuya Scramble, looks like something out of Blade Runner

The installation hopes to bring fun and excitement to Shibuya Scramble.

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The difference between Japanese and Western working cultures summed up in one photo

Two office skyscrapers look out over Shibuya together, but inside they’re worlds apart.

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Shibuya’s virtual Halloween celebration site goes live sans vital attraction, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Authorities confirm the opening ceremony and live Kyary Pamyu Pamyu concert is delayed, but you can still enjoy lots of online entertainment.

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Street footage from Hollywood movie “Tokyo Joe” shows post-war Shibuya colourised by AI 【Video】

Originally used as the background for Humphrey Bogart’s close-up, these Japanese folks are now having their time in the spotlight.

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This downtown Tokyo video rental shop still has 6,000 VHS tapes, will rent you a VCR too【Photos】

Right in the middle of one of Japan’s trendiest neighborhoods is a celebration of old-school media.

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Puma to release super limited-edition soccer cleats inspired by the Shibuya Scramble

Only fifty of these shoes will ever exist!

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Tokyo’s number-one Halloween party spot asks people to stay away this year

Scary fun preempted by scary reality of pandemic.

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Man attempts to set himself on fire in middle of Tokyo’s busiest intersection【Video】

Startling scene unfolds at Shibuya Scramble.

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Japanese model proudly displays armpit hair on giant ad at Shibuya

Japan’s poster girl for self-love and diversity wants us to embrace body hair choices.

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Japanese YouTuber fights on the streets of Shibuya in new real-life video game episode【Video】

Second instalment includes a boss fight and a stop at Matsuya to fuel up on gyudon beef bowls.

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Mr. Sato vibe-checks a hidden retro café in the heart of Shibuya’s modern Miyashita Park 【Photos】

Is the appeal in that it’s retro or that it’s just hard to find?

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Anti-mask group in Tokyo slammed for “cluster festival”

Putting others at risk by protesting against masks on the Yamanote train line. 

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New vending machines in Shibuya set to dispense Blue Bottle Coffee blends, beans, and more

Bougie bougie down, fast artisanal coffee coming to town.   

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Mr. Sato takes a break in the new Shibuya KitKat Chocolatory, has a custom KitKat

When life hands you chocolate, wafer, and a special store to combine the two…it’s time to make your very own KitKat.

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Japanese YouTuber perfects gameplay moves outside Shibuya Station【Video】

Viral clip makes you feel as if you’re controlling an RPG character.

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Brand-new Tokyo Shibuya Scramble intersection opens…but over 50 miles away from Tokyo?!【Photos】

Tokyo won’t give you a permit to film on the Scramble Crossing? Don’t worry, because now there’s an alternate site!

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World’s first make-your-own KitKat shop is opening in Tokyo

Japan is filled with special KitKat flavors, but one you design and make yourself could be the most special of all.

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First look at new Miyashita Park shopping complex in Shibuya

Bouldering walls, a skate park and a 24-hour yokocho food alley are just some of the drawcards you’ll find at Tokyo’s newest shopping mall. 

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Hiroshi Fujiwara from Fragment Design creates a new Starbucks in Tokyo

“Godfather of streetwear” reimagines Starbucks as a gas stand that sells exclusive Fragment drinkware and T-shirts.

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