Tokyo

Batman stage show coming to Tokyo with Batman Ninja battling Joker Daimyo

Live-action adaptation of Japanese-produced animated movie has an extremely ambitious performance schedule.

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Cruise Tokyo in comfort for free with Suumo’s cozy taxis, hang out with their fluffy mascot

There are only three of these adorable verdant vehicles out on the streets — flag one down if you get the chance!

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Cherry blossoms blooming in Tokyo right now! The super-early Mr. Sato sakura party【Photos】

Shinjuku Gyoen garden is right in the middle of the city, and has two different types of cold-weather sakura.

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These apartments are crazy-small even by Tokyo standards, and super-popular with young people

Ququri studio apartments offer just 4.64 square meters (49.94 square feet) of usable floor space, but with prices this low, it’s all some people need.

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Yamanote trains in Tokyo display unique poster ads that look like paper but move like video

Electronic Paper and E Ink create a moving display for the opening of Takanawa Gateway Station

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Shibuya capsule hotel comes with free beers, unusual beds and unique soundless wake-up system

Cheap accommodation in Tokyo offers one of the best high-tech deals in the city.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake cafe opens in Tokyo, and we stop by for Cloud and Sephiroth mocktails!

Edible Buster Swords, Materia dumplings, and Moogle desserts are all on offer at Square Enix’s rebooted Akihabara eatery.

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The top nine stand-and-eat soba noodle restaurants in Tokyo

Our resident soba expert ate at over 200 soba spots in the greater Tokyo area, and here are his top picks

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Japan Ninja Council produces first-ever official hotel room in Tokyo’s Ueno

Spacious eight-person room makes a perfect base for shinobi missions in Tokyo, but passing up sushi counter room is a hard choice.

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Tokyo rolls out “strongest urinals” ever

The future of urine enforcement.

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Brand-new all-Harry Potter theme park could be opening in Tokyo

One of Japan’s oldest theme parks is fading away, but it might be magically reborn as a mecca for fans of the wizard school saga.

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Akihabara in the ’80s looked very different to Tokyo’s otaku mecca today【Video】

Stroll the streets of Electric Town at a time when computers and video games were just beginning to appear on the scene

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Tapioca fad on the way out in Japan

Now is the winter of tapioca’s discontent.

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Japan’s first-ever capybara cat cafe opens in Tokyo

The only cafe in Japan where you can enjoy the company of a capybara, the world’s largest living rodent.

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Japanese police officers increasingly forgetting their guns in public restrooms

At least they didn’t forget to flush… we hope.

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New multi-use park facility in the heart of Shibuya set to open in June 2020

A change of scenery in one of Tokyo’s busiest districts.

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Japan now has Mt Fuji bread!

Made with fruit and water from the mountain area.

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Top Japanese university racks up fourth voyeur arrest in as many months

Japan’s oldest university continues to produce the best and the worst that the country has to offer.

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Tokyo man arrested for abandoning father’s remains in a subway station men’s room

That probably wasn’t mentioned in the will.

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Tokyo florist’s “flower subscription” service lets you choose new blossom to take home every day

Cafe offers a beautiful way to start your day.

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