Shibuya

Tokyo’s iconic Shibuya 109 building closes temporarily to prevent spread of coronavirus

First signs of central Tokyo shutting down with the unprecedented closure of a youth hotspot. 

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Japanese ramen restaurant chain brings out noodles with cola dipping sauce for a limited time

Why drink cola with your noodles when you can eat it instead? 

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Empty Tokyo train stations look like video game dungeons 【Photos】

Keep your wits about you — you never know what might appear as you walk these underground tunnels.

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People in the Tokyo sky, and with no CGI! Photographer’s amazing photo tricks are all in-lens

46th floor Shibuya observation deck turns out to be a uniquely beautiful place for people-watching.

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Get your Insta on with pop-up bar’s sakura pool and sakura-flavored sake【Photos】

This pop-up puts the extra in extraordinary. 

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We visit Shibuya Station’s limited-time unmanned ramen eatery for a dose of the future! 【Photos】

This is a combination of delicious and contemporary technology that was definitely worth the visit.

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Old-school train car and tourist information center in Shibuya set to move to Akita this summer

The iconic green train car that sits in front of Shibuya Station’s Hachiko statue is finding a new home.

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Shibuya capsule hotel comes with free beers, unusual beds and unique soundless wake-up system

Cheap accommodation in Tokyo offers one of the best high-tech deals in the city.

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New multi-use park facility in the heart of Shibuya set to open in June 2020

A change of scenery in one of Tokyo’s busiest districts.

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Ramen and sweets served together at this stylish ramen cafe in Shibuya【Photos】

An unlikely gourmet combo makes for an “un-unforgettable” experience for our reporter.

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Tokyo’s biggest street party spot bans public drinking on New Year’s Eve

Site of Tokyo’s liveliest street parties, and most embarrassing drunken mayhem, will be a soft drink-only space on New Year’s Eve.

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New Tokyo fashion store has free coffee thanks to a kind, extremely generous charity donations

The location is within easy walking distance of JR Shibuya Station in one of Tokyo’s most popular youth districts.

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New mouthwatering beef katsu sandwich served in Shibuya, but only good for 30 minutes?!【Photos】

All good things must come to an end, but at least this delicious beef katsu sandwich will live on in its diner’s memory!

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Life-size Mewtwo, graffiti Pikachu welcome us to the newest Pokémon Center megastore in Shibuya

So much awesome merch from the grand opening of Tokyo’s brand-new Pokémon destination!

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Nintendo Tokyo, Nintendo’s first ever dedicated shop in Japan, opens–here’s the awesome merch!

A massive photo safari of the treasure trove of amazing stuff waiting at Nintendo’s brand-new Shibuya destination store!

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We preview Japan’s first-ever Nintendo Tokyo, Capcom Store and Shibuya Pokémon Centre megastore

Mr. Sato takes us on a tour of Cyberspace Shibuya inside Parco ahead of its grand opening. 

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Graffiti artist Pikachu plushies coming to brand-new Shibuya Pokémon Center megastore【Photos】

New shop within walking distance from Scramble Intersection also has giant Mewtwo in research tube greeting guests.

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Beautiful Zelda, awesome Pokémon/Mario crossover merch are Nintendo Tokyo shop exclusives【Pics】

Extra-cute Animal Crossing kitchenware also on offer at Japan’s first-ever dedicated Nintendo store.

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Shibuya Halloween Throwback: When a Japanese woman’s costume was at the mercy of passersby【Pics】

We look back on a great solution to the problem of picking one costume: wear everyone’s old ones at once!

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Hot new landmark Shibuya Scramble Square offers a heart-stopping view of Tokyo

Twitter posts the highest highlight of Shibuya’s newest tourist spot: its vast and dizzying view.
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