Tokyo

Enjoy a pint in Japan’s oldest beer hall, now designated a Tangible Cultural Property

Get a drink and a taste of history from this 87-year-old Ginza drinking den!

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Ikea Japan offering fully furnished apartment to rent for less than a dollar a month

The apartment, which comes complete with Ikea furniture, is being leased by a giant shark.

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Starbucks waste reduction initiative to start in Tokyo: borrow a cup, use it, then return it

Take your cup home, then hand it back in at any participating Starbucks café.

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Japan’s first-ever Tarot Card Museum opens in Tokyo, perfect for art and occult lovers

For now, you can observe rare tarot cards on display, but there are lots of events to come!

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Japan has seven lucky taxis in Tokyo, and we just boarded one of them

There’s a secret tip to identifying these special cabs.

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New seasonal menu at the Kirby Cafe will keep you warm, full and happy this winter

Plus, many of the new dishes come with special collectible items!

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One of Tokyo’s best museums is also one of Japan’s most amazing secret wedding photo venues【Pics】

There are some hoops you have to jump through, but this is an unforgettable place to have your photos taken when you’re ready to exchange rings.

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Potato chips that don’t get your fingers all powdery developed by Calbee and Tokyo Banana

A revolution in chip design.

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Please do not feed the monkey running wild around Tokyo, authorities ask【Videos】

Primate seen in two of Tokyo’s prime sightseeing wards.

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Man dressed as Batman’s Joker commits stabbing/arson attack on Tokyo train on Halloween night

Tells police his goal was to “kill a lot of people.”

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We eat green fried chicken that looks like broccoli from a Shibuya chicken shop【Taste test】

Halloween Green Monster Chicken is something special, that’s for sure!

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Manhole Holy War breaks out in Tokyo, winners get money and help repair city infrastructure

All’s fair in love and Manhole Holy War.

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Top 10 areas in Japan’s capital region where women who live on their own want to live

Survey also asks for women’s ideal places to live if money weren’t an issue.

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Tokyo partially shut down busiest train line, 3,200 workers fought clock on platform project【Vid】

Shibuya Station gets an upgrade thanks to an intense race against time.

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Tokyo hairstylist performs makeover magic in amazing before/after haircut video

Customer’s female coworkers end up making a very good recommendation.

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This Robo Chef will make you perfect fried rice without any need to lift a heavy wok

Our reporter couldn’t get enough of this kitchen machinery that requires no more physical exertion than simply throwing in the ingredients.

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TeamLab collaborates with vegan ramen shop, creates the most photogenic noodle spot in Tokyo

Need some stunning digital art with your plant-based vegan ramen? We’ve got just the place for you!

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Japanese ramen shop bans YouTubers

“To put it bluntly, it’s kind of gross and uncomfortable…”

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage play to make Asia debut in Tokyo with Japanese cast

The stage sequel to the Harry Potter series is finally coming to Japan!

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Does Tokyo’s “breakup shrine” really have the power to end relationships?

We set out to dispel rumours about the shrine’s mysterious power…but it ends up biting us in the butt.

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