shinjuku

The 10 best places for young, single people to live in and around Tokyo【Survey】

The city–and the others that made the list–was picked for its convenience, style, and location!

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Choux pastry mania: Mr. Sato tries Beard Papa’s new Japanese-style cream puffs 【Taste Test】

A summer delight from Japan’s iconic cream puff chain.

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Tokyo starts massive renovation project for entrances to the world’s busiest train station

And don’t worry, the coronavirus travel ban will definitely be over in time for you to see it as soon as it’s done.

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Capsule hotel offers amazing deal, cheaper than an apartment in Tokyo

With incredible perks like food, alcohol, onsen and Wi-Fi included, you can live here long-term without having to spend money on anything else! 

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Giant cat appears on new 3-D billboard outside Shinjuku Station 【Video】

Japan finally gets its own jaw-dropping billboard in Tokyo.

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Tokyo luxury hotel teams up with Cup Noodle for 50th anniversary ramen cocktails and course meals

‘Cause what better way to celebrate turning 50 than with some “noods”?

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Shinjuku Bento surprises us with historic ingredient from the samurai era

Unusual ekiben takes us back in time with a hot ingredient. 

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Tokyo goes dark as Governor asks for lights out in the city to help fight pandemic 【Pics, Videos】

Japan’s capital struggles to contain its fourth wave of infections, but are people heeding warnings to avoid street drinking after dark?

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We see an ad recruiting “Nose Hair Craftsmen”, get curious, visit the shop to see what it’s about

What is a Nose Hair Craftsman and what does one do?

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Tokyo luxury hotel offers month-long stays with free breakfasts, might be cheaper than apartment

Shinjuku Keio Plaza starts its “live at the hotel” promotion.

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Downtown Tokyo losing another arcade with closure of Shinjuku Taito Station

Chain managed by Space Invaders publisher pulls plug on game center.

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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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