Tokyo

All we want for Christmas is to stay in the new Mimaru Hotel Pokémon room, opening Dec 24

Five of the Mimaru Hotel establishments in Japan are going to unveil special Pokémon-styled rooms starting this December!

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Rare Fish Festival in Tokyo serves up dishes so good that oil may leak from your anus!

It’s sphincter leakin’ good!

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Buildings used for the emperor’s Daijosai ceremony are open for public viewing until December 8

Now’s your last chance to see structures that can’t be seen again until the ascension of the next emperor.

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11 cheapest Tokyo neighborhoods to rent an apartment in show living here’s not an impossible dream

Think every apartment in Japan’s capital is expensive? Think again.

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This is Japan’s oldest curry bread bakery, and it’s awesome【Taste test】

This Tokyo bakery hasn’t changed its curry bread recipe in nearly 100 years, and it doesn’t need to.

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Get a taste of the high life with a US$92 “Tapioca” bubble tea in Tokyo

Return to Tapioca Land.

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HacoKara Karaoke Box: The best way to de-stress at the cinema in Japan

Mr Sato belts out a tune in the phone-booth style box and emerges like Superman.

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We preview Japan’s first-ever Nintendo Tokyo, Capcom Store and Shibuya Pokémon Centre megastore

Mr. Sato takes us on a tour of Cyberspace Shibuya inside Parco ahead of its grand opening. 

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Ultra-luxurious breakfast bus will give Tokyo commuters a break from the hell of rush-hour trains

Elegance is the name of the game with special Nestlé transportation option.

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Harajuku Station will be demolished after the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

After three years of consultations, the fate of Tokyo’s oldest wooden station building has finally been revealed.

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Tokyo Olympics announce brand new heat-prevention measure: 1,300 tons of ice

Other countermeasures include ice cream for volunteers.

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Cat-shaped Japanese bread coming to Tokyo!

Neko Neko Shokupan serves up the most kawaii sliced bread in Japan.

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Tokyo travel alert: City’s most important train line shutting down for construction this weekend

A long stretch of the Yamanote Line is taking a break while construction crews get ready for its newest station.

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Is 150,000 yen (US$1,389) a month enough to live on in Tokyo? Depends what kind of life you want

That’s plenty for life in Japan’s capital, claims twenty-something woman, but you might not want to live like her.

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Otaku dances like a Japanese idol in front of J-Pop idol at live event in Tokyo【Video】

When you love the idol life so much you become the idol.

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Mipig Harajuku: We visit the new micro pig cafe in Tokyo

Mipig takes its design inspiration from the story of The Three Little Pigs.   

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Tokyo Metropolitan Police say they’ve captured the Ame-zing Spider-Man

Would J. Jonah Jameson be ame-zingly happy to see this menace off the streets?

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Japanese knife professional transforms vegetables into works of art【Videos】

Next-level knife skills create gorgeous garnishes in all sorts of shapes and designs.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger plays taiko drums with Terminator: Dark Fate cast at Tokyo premiere

Rev-9 and the T-800 beat drums in traditional happi coats under a giant Godzilla in Japan.

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Jackie Chan spotted cuddling a puppy at a Japanese home centre【Video】

Action star goes incognito at an unlikely location to support his new support range. 

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