Tokyo

Manga Art Hotel Tokyo welcomes foreign guests with over 5,000 manga, including English editions

Hotel admits up front that you probably won’t get much sleep, but will thoroughly enjoy your stay anyway.

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Daily horde of commuters into Tokyo is larger than one of history’s fiercest conquering armies

Force from the north could have upset the balance of power in 4th century Europe.

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Japan goes from capsule hotels to capsule offices with free Wi-Fi, device charging in Tokyo

Three of Tokyo’s most useful stations offer individual-size offices free of charge.

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Drink like a fish, but with lizards and snakes, at Tokyo’s awesome reptile bar【Photos】

Tea and cookies at a cat cafe too cutesy for you? We’ve got just the alternative for your next night out in Tokyo!

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Tuna sells for record 333.6 million yen at Toyosu Fish Market auction in Tokyo

The prized catch was served up at Sushi Zanmai branches around Japan.

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Mr. Sato gets his heart broken by a 2019 Akihabara Junk Shop Lucky Bag

My mama always said life is like an Akihabara junk shop fukubukuro. You never know what you’re going to get.

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Tokyo Disneyland rings in Japanese New Year with special parades, kimono, and a flatulent pig

Tokyo Disneyland and Disney Sea celebrate the Year of the Boar in style with a fan-favorite Disney character in the limelight. 

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Shibuya Scramble Crossing New Year’s Eve Countdown event report【Pics & Videos】

Crowds gathered at the city’s most famous intersection for a massive street party as police looked on.

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Shinkansen breaks down, causes all-day commuter chaos at Tokyo Station

Thousands stranded for hours during Japan’s peak holiday travel period. 

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Unassuming noodle restaurant without an overhead sign in Akihabara is totally worth a visit

Our reporter happily stumbles across this tucked-away culinary gem in the electronics district of Tokyo.

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Terrifying and mysterious missing-person poster found in Tokyo neighborhood

Have you seen a person with soulless eyes lately? They could be anywhere from four to 20 feet tall.

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Tonkotsu ramen chain Ichiran set to open first-ever non-pork broth restaurant in Tokyo

The tonkotsu pork broth ramen specialists branch out into new territory for foreign customers.

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A visit to the back-alley Tokyo ramen restaurant listed in the Michelin dining guide

Amazing ramen that’s well worth stepping off the main road for.

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We visited Tokyo’s samurai-period style cat cafe, and here’s why you should too【Photos】

The Edo Neko Chaya has a beautiful interior, charming kitties, and a heartwarming mission.

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Sushi burritos come to Tokyo with the opening of Beeat in Tokyo, and we tried three for ourselves

In the biggest sushi-loving town on the planet, can this unique twist on Japan’s food culture succeed?

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Homeless dropout becomes Lamborghini-driving ladies’ man and top host in Kabukicho 【Video】

Akaya Kunugi owes it all to his rich “princesses” who spend up to US$35,000 a night on him. 

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Foreigner attempts to fend off six Japanese police officers at Tokyo Starbucks 【Video】

The violent scuffle and eventual arrest was captured on camera by an eyewitness.

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Man finds incredible “door to another world” right in the middle of Tokyo【Video】

While out for a stroll in Ginza, he found a portal that seemed to take him not just to another place, but another timetwice.

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Downtown Tokyo set to open its most important train station in 50 years, and now it has a name

Did the planners take our readers’ suggestion for the new Yamanote Line stop?

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A visit to Tokyo’s fanciest coffeehouse for a 16,200 yen (US$143) bottle of coffee【Pics】

This Ginza cafe treats its coffee like fine wine, so we sent Mr. Sato to sample a vintage.

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