Shibuya

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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Shibuya 109 teams up with Hiroshima bread brand for “beary” cute cream pancakes and sandwiches

A trendy spot in Tokyo collaborates with an 87-year-old confectionery famous for its cream buns to whip up two new Insta-worthy bites to go

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Minnesota riots prompt people in Japan to protest against racial profiling by police【Videos】

Shibuya protest comes eight days after a foreigner was filmed being detained by police on the road in Tokyo.

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Shibuya gives each public elementary and junior high student a Surface Go 2 tablet for school

Modernization is on its way to Tokyo schools!

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Masks appear on statues of Japan’s loyal dog Hachiko, but only one gets to keep it【Photos】

Symbol of loyalty turned into a sign of the times, but Tokyo authorities ask people to stop.

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Man crosses Shibuya scramble crossing in inflatable ball

Well, that’s one way to social distance in Tokyo.
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Shibuya rats appear on streets as people stay home during coronavirus outbreak【Pics, Video】

When people stay away, the rats come out to play. 

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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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