shinjuku

Shinjuku arcade breaks Guinness World Record for having the most crane games

If you want it, this arcade’s probably got it.

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Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward enlists the help of internet cat characters to remind us to wear masks

This new Working Cats x Shinjuku Ward campaign clip draws from cuteness for coronavirus preventive measures.
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From capsule hotel to capsule office – A visit to Tokyo’s newest pandemic work solution

Can you turn bare-minimum hotel rooms into practical professional pods?

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New Dassai sake parfait crashes reservation system in Japan

There’s a reason why they call this the “phantom sake”.

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Japanese “Ichiban Street” recreated at new shopping mall in China

Complete with a Japanese bus stop, Japanese road signs, a Japanese taxi, and a Japanese car park

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Build-it-yourself takeout ramen kits are our new favorite noodle lunch in Tokyo

There are two options: a ready-to-eat bowl, and a make-it-yourself bowl!

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Another Tokyo urban landmark closing down, this time the home of Shinjuku’s giant Yunika Vision

Labi location says goodbye to the neighborhood it’s been a symbol of.

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Tokyo tourist sites look eerily quiet without tourists 【Videos】

Empty streets at Sensoji and Shinjuku have us seeing the capital in a very different light. 

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We visit a new Tokyo bar where nobody speaks and writing is the only way to communicate

In amongst the noise and bright lights of Shinjuku’s Kabukicho is a quiet oasis where you can hear the sound of pencil on paper.

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Tokyo plan to give 100,000 yen to residents who get infected with coronavirus sparks backlash

“So is this the start of the Coronavirus Challenge Lottery?” asks opponent of Shinjuku program.

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Strange bird outside Shinjuku Station looks like a reincarnated salaryman

Endangered species decides to freak people out at the busiest train station in the world.

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Random man attempts to punch female reporter on Tokyo street【Video】

Journalist attempts to continue report as attacker persists.

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Soon-to-be-demolished, historical host club opens up its doors to family-friendly fun【Pics】

Next time the kids complain that they never get to do anything cool on the weekends, just take them to this host club.

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How does the GAP store taste? We send Mr. Sato to the world’s first GAP cafe to find out

Spoiler: it doesn’t taste like denim.

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Police with batons patrol Kabukicho, tell people to go home during coronavirus crisis【Video】

Imposing scene has some people now fearing the authorities. 

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All aboard Tokyo’s newest English-playable real escape game! We try Escape from the Runaway Train

Nine rooms of puzzles and a countdown to disaster to get your team’s minds working and pulses racing.

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Annual Tokyo memorial for March 11 tsunami comes with a heartwarming musical surprise【Video】

In remembrance of those who passed away during the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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Tokyo’s Kabukicho turns into a deserted ghost town during coronavirus outbreak【Photos】

Looks like a yakuza fight is about to go down in Kamurocho. 

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Crazy photo shows how Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station can be as confusing as a video game dungeon

If it’s your first time going through Japan’s busiest train station, this “helpful” sign might not make things much easier.

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Cheap monthly subscription to Tokyo yakiniku restaurant lets us eat intestines every day for free

And it’s an all-you-can-eat plan, too!

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