winter

We dip our feet into a Japanese onsen…inside footbath boots

Whether you’re gaming, studying, or working from home, these ashiyu boots let you take the footbath with you wherever you go!

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New footbath boots bring the healing waters of a Japanese onsen to your home

Yes, you actually pour water into them.

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Does your butt get cold in the winter? Try this butt heater cushion to keep you warm and cozy

Complete with a cushion and a heat pack, this set is great for the office, at home, or for outdoor events!

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Japanese media finds out if it’s cold enough to “fry” an egg on the street in Hokkaido

You never know unless you fry.

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Japanese Twitter shows reality of living in snowy Hokkaido, and it’s magical

Living in a snowy place is tough, but can be gorgeous too!

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When Kyoto snow falls, this mountain shrine becomes one of the most beautiful places in the city

Grab your coat, because winter is an amazing time to see Kyoto’s Kifune Shrine.

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Mr. Sato tries out ‘the Life Ruiner’, a wearable kotatsu – will it ruin his life?

Now you can feel the irresistable warmth of a kotatsu whenever you want, so say goodbye to productivity.

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McDonald’s Japan’s limited-edition pie pick-me-up: the Love Triangle Choco Pie【Taste Test】

McDonald’s Japan unveils this winter’s interestingly named limited-edition triangle pie.

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Become a bear and ‘hibernate’ in the woods with this private hammock tent

Who says hammocks have to be restricted to summer time fun?

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Nara deer leave park, head to station for food as tourist numbers tumble due to coronavirus

Videos show herds of deer galloping down streets and stopping traffic as they search for food. 

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Japanese photographer captures the beauty of Kyoto in the snow 【Photos】

Visit famous tourist spots like you’ve never seen them before. 

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Shikayose: The Calling of the Deer in Nara with acorns and a French horn

With thousands less tourists in Nara due to the Coronavirus, this year’s winter celebrations seem strangely more magical

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How to make your own ramen food sample with real ramen, in just 1.5 hours and -22.6 degrees C

A Hokkaido resident demonstrates. 

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These comfy pajama suits are for the gamers! Wrap up warm as you rack up points

The Damegi 4G series comes with a bunch of cushy features to keep your extremities toasty warm.

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Is it cold enough in Hokkaido for banana hammers?

Our northern reporter dares to dream of a banana that can drive a nail through wood.

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Capybaras celebrate winter in luxurious mikan bath【Photos】

Hot springs aren’t only for humans.

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Shiba Inu in the snow: Japanese dogs melt hearts with their love for the cold【Pics & Video】

Warm your cockles with these smiling pups gleefully throwing themselves into the snow.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with “artificial snow” powder from the 100-yen store

Just add water!

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Pet owner’s saga of buying a kotatsu for her cat doesn’t go as planned (or does it?)

We suppose the moral of the story is that cats will be cats.

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Japanese news crew “faking” visuals for on-site report gets caught by local, laughed at online

Public broadcaster NHK chose a strange way to show the “waist-deep snow” of this hot spring town in northern Japan.
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