Tokyo

Japanese man discovered by Balenciaga on streets of Tokyo becomes fashion model on Paris runway

One day he’s simply walking around Tokyo and the next he’s the darling of the Paris fashion world.

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Introducing Roland, King of the Hosts: Top earner and most successful host club host in Tokyo

The best at encouraging clients to spend money, he rakes in as much as US$375,000 per month. 

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Tokyo has a new manga library with beer, and it’s everything we want in life

With a beer in our left hand a shelf full of manga within reach of our right, we’re not sure why we should ever leave.

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“Horror Aquarium” opens this autumn in Sunshine City, Tokyo

Experience a new breed of terror this autumn, but don’t tap on the glass! It’ll scare the fish.

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We just played Tokyo’s Metal Gear Real Infiltration Game, and it’s unbelievably awesome

11 things to know before playing the English-friendly real-life version of the hit video game.

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Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of Commando’s Japanese TV debut at special screening in Tokyo

You’ve never seen Commando until you’ve seen it surrounded by rabid Japanese fans in costume with firecrackers and tambourines.

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Want to French kiss anime Joan of Arc and drink her spit? New beverage lets you do just that

Free drink promoting new anime series has cleverly designed bottle that could become new way for otaku to express their love for their 2-D crushes.

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New Human Restaurant opens opposite Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku

The unusually-named restaurant battles against the robots of Kabukicho with spooky spirits and staff that look like creepy androids.

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Japanese high school student turns heads with bold fashion choice at Harajuku

Tokyo is a magnet for the fashion-conscious crowd but none of them are as fashion-forward as 15-year-old Hikaru.

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Awesome Tokyo restaurant caps diners’ dinner price, and after that anything you order is free!

This Ikebukuro izakaya just gave us an 8,000-yen discount, and they’ll happily do the same for you.

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Five tips to stay stress-free and comfortable as you walk through Tokyo’s crazy-crowded streets

Being in the biggest city in Japan means you’re probably sharing the walkway with more people than you’d like, but here’s how to make things easier.

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KitKat Bar opens in Tokyo, serves new Japanese Umeshu Plum Sake KitKats with cocktail pairings

First-ever KitKat-cocktail pairings are part of a range of special offerings to celebrate the new alcoholic chocolates ahead of their nationwide release. 

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We try out the R-rated “world’s smelliest burger” from a Tokyo burger cafe

Does this washed cheese burger smell as bad as advertised, and if so, what does it taste like?

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Famous jeweler celebrates the everyday with a Tokyo convenience store limited exhibition

Jewelry chain Cartier hopes to make you value the ordinary by displaying their famous Juste en Clou line in the same way as cup ramen and magazines.

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Tokyo Pokémon Cafe’s menu evolves into autumn version with brand-new Halloween food and drinks

Shadowy ghost and poison-types get their moment in the sun, and of course there’s a new Pikachu item too!

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Conan O’Brien sits down for a traditional kaiseki meal with Jordan Schlansky in Japan 【Video】

Schlansky imparted his Japanese knowledge on the talk show host, but ended up committing some faux pas of his own.

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Man arrested for robbing Tokyo convenience store with nose hair trimmer

Adorable weapon choice was not the only misstep by this would-be bandit.

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This retro-cool Japanese sleeper train is now a super-cheap hostel right in downtown Tokyo

After carrying passengers to Hokkaido, the Hokutosei is now taking guests to slumberland with a great location and special beer.

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Here’s what happens when an employee of Final Fantasy’s publisher starts his own Tokyo café

Chamber of Raven would be a cool video game stage, but instead it’s an amazing real-world restaurant.

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Tokyo property owner has to put up “Pooping prohibited” sign to combat unwanted dookie deposits

Seriously, no shit.

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