Tokyo

A tale on the etiquette of using Japan’s plastic umbrella covers

Our reporter gets a rude surprise while trying to ethically sheathe his umbrella.

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Beautiful new Tokyo hotel gives you the best of both worlds with hot spring bath in the big city

A legitimate open-air hot spring experience is waiting at this urban oasis.

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My Melody and Little Twin Stars join Hello Kitty for new themed rooms at Tokyo hotel

Keio Plaza Hotel’s new rooms come furnished with cuteness.

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People willing to move away from Tokyo to be paid one million yen by Aichi government

Tired of the crowds of Japan’s biggest city and looking to relocate? Aichi wants you to make the prefecture your new home.

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New Pokémon Monorail set to welcome visitors to Tokyo starting this summer

Pikachu and his pals want to give you a very special hello as soon as you step outside Tokyo’s international airport.

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Ramen with bread and grilled cheese topping is our favourite noodle trend in Tokyo right now

Rice, bread and noodles is a triple-carb combination we are living for.

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Japanese store apologises for ad saying “women who want biracial children” should wear kimono

Because wearing a kimono will attract a foreign man.

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Watching a one-star certified master udon craftsman at work…at a famous Japanese noodle chain

We spend some time with an expert noodle chef and find out what it takes to become one-star certified. 

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Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood bans public Halloween drinking following mayhem

Truck-tipping vandalism a major part of tipping-point decision in ordinarily pro-alcohol Japan.

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Our unrefined “potato” reporter gets a haircut by an anime hairstyle expert in Tokyo

Looking for a new ‘do? Leave everything to the staff at Sorcier’s in Tokyo–they’ll know exactly what to do.

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Tokyo’s Haneda Airport comes out with handy “Walking Curry” for those on the go

Combines the savory satisfaction of a curry dish with the convenience of a cup of coffee.

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What it’s really like to join a Japanese festival and carry a mikoshi around Tokyo for a day

We join the festivities at Suga Shrine, made famous as one of the real-life locations from the hit anime film Your Name

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We try “the best milk soft cream” in Tokyo

As light and airy as a cloud, could this really be the best ice cream in Tokyo? 

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We try Tapioca Beer, the drink that everyone’s raving about in Japan right now

Boba beer? Yes, please.

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Tokyo apologizes for accidentally promoting child abuse

Mascot’s assigned task of “Child Abuse Promotion” went unnoticed for months.

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Amazing 8K video will blow you away with aerial views of the Tokyo metropolitan area at night

You’ll be blown away by the beautiful nighttime cityscape of Tokyo.

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Meatless Vegetable Burgers on sale at select Freshness Burgers in Japan【Taste test】

They really push the limits of what you would call a “burger”, but we try one anyway.

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Hello Kitty rickshaw tours are coming to show you Tokyo in Sanrio style!

Japan’s cute character queen teams up with the coolest way to see downtown Tokyo’s most traditional neighborhood.

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We eat a burger with crabs for buns in Tokyo

A crunchy new take on a crab burger.

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Customers simultaneously amused and guilted by the name of this bread stand in Akihabara

Would you have a clear conscience when buying melon bread from here?

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