shinjuku

Shonen Jump opens special bar for adults to raise a toast to their childhood action heroes

This new establishment pays particular homage to manga that were serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump in the 1980s.

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The host who lived? Stabbed host in Shinjuku miraculously recovers from life-threatening injury

The host now known as Phoenix Luna has figuratively risen from near death in Tokyo not much worse for wear.

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We got a haircut at “Japan’s Leading Barber” and walked away feeling like a million bucks

From a boy in a suit to leader of the free world in the blink of an eye.

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Beautiful new Tokyo hotel gives you the best of both worlds with hot spring bath in the big city

A legitimate open-air hot spring experience is waiting at this urban oasis.

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We check out Shinjuku’s video game theme bar and get a neat EXP bonus, enjoy whacky plate-ups

Grab your Virtual Boy and ready your quarters, it’s time to knock back a shot of gaming nostalgia!

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Mr. Sato tries to buy a Rolex for his mid-life celebration, crisis occurs

An attempt at a new watch for a new chapter in the life of our star reporter.

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Downtown Tokyo’s most popular sakura-viewing garden increases admission prices by 150 percent

Right before the cherry blossoms start to bloom, prices went up, but it’s still a must-visit bargain.

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“In the end, she’s just a woman!” Man forcibly licks woman’s face on Tokyo street【Videos】

Police press attacker to the pavement in take-down.

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Great East Japan Earthquake memorial service broadcast in Shinjuku after years-long absence

People stopped to pray by a screen in the middle of busy Shinjuku.

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You can go surprisingly far on a single train leaving from Tokyo Station

If you don’t like changing trains, Tokyo Station is probably your best bet for a starting point.

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American fan meets his idol under the Shinjuku Godzilla, Mr. Sato apologizes for his photos

SoraNews24’s ace reporter Mr. Sato meets with another one of his international fans–an encounter that was a year in the making.

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Tonkotsu ramen chain Ichiran set to open first-ever non-pork broth restaurant in Tokyo

The tonkotsu pork broth ramen specialists branch out into new territory for foreign customers.

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Homeless dropout becomes Lamborghini-driving ladies’ man and top host in Kabukicho 【Video】

Akaya Kunugi owes it all to his rich “princesses” who spend up to US$35,000 a night on him. 

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Autonomous AI security robot spotted patrolling Tokyo train station【Photos】

Self-controlled robo guard scans for dangerous individuals and suspicious packages, would probably look adorable with a police officer’s uniform.

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Hanazono Jinja Shrine: Lanterns, stalls and rakes at annual Tori no Ichi cock festival in Tokyo

Don’t miss your chance to attend one of the biggest cock festivals in Tokyo.

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Employee scared of asking foreigners to pay for tickets cost Tokyo garden a huge amount of money

Staggering sum required help of another worker to cover up.

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Man runs across tracks of Tokyo’s busiest train station after secretly filming woman’s skirt【Vid】

Says he didn’t think he’d get arrested, is quickly proven wrong.

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Introducing Roland, King of the Hosts: Top earner and most successful host club host in Tokyo

The best at encouraging clients to spend money, he rakes in as much as US$375,000 per month. 

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We just played Tokyo’s Metal Gear Real Infiltration Game, and it’s unbelievably awesome

11 things to know before playing the English-friendly real-life version of the hit video game.

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New Human Restaurant opens opposite Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku

The unusually-named restaurant battles against the robots of Kabukicho with spooky spirits and staff that look like creepy androids.

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