Yokohama

Pikachu Outbreak 2018 announced for Yokohama, and this time the party continues into the night!

Special after-dark Pokémon parade means fans will want to stick around all day to see the 1,500-plus Pikachus.

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Why are people in their 20s moving outside of Tokyo to Yokohama and other areas?

Expert dishes on important factors that are leading young people to shun living in certain areas of the capital in favor of other suburban centers. 

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Japan’s Sushiro revolving sushi chain stops revolving with conveyor-less food court branch

Ramen, draft beer, and sake also on the menu at branch that’s part of a trend of de-mobilizing sushi.

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Survey picks the eight best Tokyo-area neighborhoods to live in, and number one isn’t in Tokyo

Tokyo’s much-ballyhooed Kichijoji only makes it to number-three, while an outsider with easy access to Tokyo takes the top spot.

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Foreigner visiting Japan? Don’t forget to get your free-to-use smartphone from Kanagawa

One more reason to visit beautiful Kanagawa, just a 30-minute train ride from downtown Tokyo.

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Passengers evacuate train during typhoon after it gets hit by lightning and fills up with smoke

This video shows what happens inside a train when lightning strikes a carriage.

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Vending machine that serves handmade gyoza found in Yokohama!

This restaurant-machine fusion is one small step for vending, one giant leap for vending-machine-kind.

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We straight-up eat a beetle at possibly Japan’s craziest restaurant

And no, it does not taste like chicken.

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Mewtwo makes long-awaited Pokémon GO debut in Yokohama fan event

The most sinister Pokémon of all crashes the Pikachu Outbreak festivities.

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World’s largest Pikachu and Poké Ball appear on Ferris wheel in Japan【Videos】

It takes a big Poké Ball to catch a giant Pokémon.

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Stingray devours tank-mate squid at Japanese aquarium, shows what nature is really like 【Video】

And you thought living with your roommate was awkward.

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Pikachu blimp, Meowth hot air balloon lift off in Japan for Pikachu Outbreak 2017【Videos】

Pokémon in the sky in Yokohama!

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Kimono to keep, dressing service, unlimited beer, one of Japan’s best views all in one package

Unbeatable deal in Yokohama includes full-course meal and your choice from over one hundred yukata and obi sash patterns.

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McDonald’s in Yokohama accused of “male discrimination” for only letting women use restroom

Men told to move to the back of the shopping complex rather than use a perfectly good toilet inside the restaurant.

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Japan’s mint chocolate sweet bean fish cakes are a delicious mouthful in both name and flavor

Looks like nothing we’d ever have imagined, tastes like something we could only have dreamed of.

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Awesome videos show Final Fantasy theme music sending trains on the their way at Japanese station

Makes train ride feel like an adventure, passengers feel like victorious heroes.

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Sounds like this year’s Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama is going to have other Pokémon species too!

Fans are keeping their fingers crossed about this summer’s “Not Just Pikachu Pikachu Outbreak” event.

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Sanrio’s Kero Kero Keroppi hops into restaurant biz with character cafe in Japan! 【Photos】

Hello Kitty’s frog buddy sits with lonely diners, entices with adorable, delicious food and drinks.

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New York City’s Yuji Ramen is coming to Japan’s Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum next month

In an instance of “reverse importation,” the American eatery’s noodle soup will soon be featured at Japan’s preeminent ramen museum. 

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Undead train station in Yokohama is beautifully nostalgic, poignantly desolate

Mr. Sato visits a virtually abandoned station that continues to operate in Yokohama.

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