Tokyo (Page 3)

Pokémon GO to take over Tokyo’s Asakusa with ukiyo-e style routes

Hey, honey, take a walk on the wild Pikachu side.

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Tokyo’s busiest train line to be partially shut down this weekend as part of Shibuya renovations

Headed to Shibuya, Shinjuku, or Harajuku? You might need to rethink your route.

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Chaos at unstaffed Japanese bento shop shows pitfalls of technology

Japan might have a reputation for being high-tech, but it’s still got a lot to learn when it comes to unsupervised shopping.

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Japan has only one time zone, and sunset comes a lot earlier in Tokyo【Photos】

How different do Tokyo and Fukuoka look at 5 p.m.?

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100-year-old brush shop in Tokyo sells a Japanese body brush that’s painfully good

Mr Sato treats his skin to a beauty product that’s surprisingly painful. 

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Expensive Japanese nail clippers: Are they worth it?

Precision quality from a city known for its blacksmithing techniques. 

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Epic melon pancakes found at hidden cafe in Tokyo

Proof that some of Tokyo’s best secrets are hiding underground. 

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Hidden oasis on a Japanese department store rooftop is home to Monet’s Pond in Tokyo

Free to visit, this huge rooftop is one of the best places to take a break from the chaos of the city. 

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Restaurant specializing in tamago kake men (TKM), raw egg over noodles, opens in central Tokyo

Does this lesser-known noodle variant of the quick-and-easy tamago kake gohan (TKG) have what it takes to become the next big thing?

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300-year-old Tokyo comb company sells 30,000-yen wooden hair combs—Are they worth it?

And if you’d rather have a 60,000-yen comb, this Asakusa shop has some of those too.

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Shibuya locks down Hachiko statue for Halloween 2023 while Burger King Center Gai shuts its doors

Shibuya City is serious about stopping the Halloween street party this year.

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Gigantic horror/murder immersive experience theme park opening in Tokyo

Immersive Fort Tokyo wants to give guests an experience they can’t get anywhere else.

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GM, Cruise, and Honda aim to start self-driving taxi service in Tokyo by 2026

The future means no more awkward conversations with taxi drivers.

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Keio Plaza Hotel Hachioji to serve adorably delicious Hello Kitty and Little Twin Stars buffet

And on one day only, you can even share a table with Hello Kitty herself!

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Shibuya City cracks down on Halloween 2023 with massive “Stay Away!” campaign

The vibe around Shibuya is tense right now, as the city attempts to abolish “the craziest Halloween in the world”.

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Ultra-retro cafe in Tokyo is like a hidden hideout, serves up cheap breakfasts with great coffee

Step back in time at this old-school Japanese kissaten. 

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Reports of the death of Tokyo’s Daikanyama neighborhood have been greatly exaggerated

A visit to Shibuya’s low-key, high-class neighbor.

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This 7-Eleven convenience store causes a buzz with foreigners online

No other 7-Eleven in Japan can compete with this branch’s claim to fame.

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Shibuya City Office serves up insanely cheap soba noodles, but are they any good?

Seiji checks out the soba scene where government workers and the public can indulge in a bowl of buckwheat noodles for a very reasonable price.

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Tokyo Ramen Show seeks to find the country’s best regional noodles

Vote for your favourite ramen at this special event in Tokyo.

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