Tokyo

What happens when a sweet bun maker teams up with a tonkatsu sandwich specialist?

You get two very unusual crossover products.

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English-speaking-only bar opens in Osaka and Tokyo, yellow cards for those who don’t follow rules

Bar Sick! is only open to English speakers.

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Pair Japanese whisky with convenience store fried chicken at new Konbini Bar in Tokyo

Lawson’s first-ever convenience store bar looks set to be a great place to unwind on the cheap.

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Edible 10-yen coins become a hot new trend in Tokyo【Taste test】

Shame they don’t cost 10 yen…

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Insanely cheap Wagyu beef sushi box on sale at Japan’s one and only beef sushi restaurant

Tokyo restaurant Kintan offers inexpensive wagyu to celebrate store’s recent renewal.

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How hard is it to break Japanese tiles like a karate pro?

This Tokyo store lets you write a wish on a tile to help make your dreams come true.

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Tinder just opened a convenience store in Japan, aimed at adults only

SwipeMart made romantic dreams come true, and now there are hopes it’ll spread around the country.

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Pokémon Tokyo Banana’s latest offering is adorable Pikachu and Eevee chocolate cookie sandwiches

The cookies also feature a variety of designs so that you can have fun trying to eat ’em all.

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Do Tokyo’s Reversible Destiny Lofts really hold the power to reverse your destiny?

Architectural landmark is designed to expand your mind in new ways.

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Futuristic drinks stand in Tokyo lets you order cute, personalised beverages from your phone

But will the SoraNews24 Strawberry Latte hit Mr. Sato’s sweet spot?

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Japanese manga hotel rooms strictly prohibit reality, want guests to drown in works all night

A place for otaku to nurture their “manga brain”.

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Make restaurant quality food at home with Japanese restaurant Kitchen ABC’s vending machine

Making restaurant quality food at home is as simple as (Kitchen) ABC.

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Calling all fans of anpan! You can try 20 kinds of anpan at this specialty shop in Asakusa

We wish that our two favorites were sold in more places, too.

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This Japanese vending machine wants to help you with the washing up

But how does it compare to what’s on offer at the Lawson convenience store? 

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Bill Gates effect works its magic at Parasitological Museum in Tokyo

Struggling museum sees its fortunes reversed after tweet from famous visitor.

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Japanese tanuki heads for the ticket gates at Shinjuku Station in Tokyo【Video】

Wild animal’s surprise appearance makes people wonder if this was a shapeshifting salaryman on his way home from work.

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What it’s like to spend the night in a Pokémon hotel room

Dreams come true for a Pokémon-loving father his equally obsessed six-year-old daughter. 

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Unlicensed drunk driver involved in hit-and-run, makes pathetic attempt to avoid police

I blame Grand Theft Auto for making it look too easy.

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Eat 60 brands of eggs and a ton of rice for around 3 bucks at Tokyo’s egg festival

Taking “I love egg” to new levels.

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We visit an awesome sauna in Tokyo that’s ladies-only on days that end in zero

Not a bad place to get your sweat on at all.

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