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Eat your burger with a Japanese sword at Shogun Burger in Tokyo

Each blade is made by a craftsman from Seki using centuries-old traditional swordsmithing techniques.

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New discovery at Kyoto’s Nijo Castle baffles and inspires us

Though we usually think of history as being something static and forever unchanging, the constant flow of new information has an interesting effect on how we view the past. A recent discovery at Nijo Castle, the palace fortress which once belonged to the Tokugawa shoguns in Kyoto, has presented us with a new, confusing mystery.

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