Shogi Prodigy Becomes Youngest with 2 Titles
Sota Fujii became the youngest player of the traditional Japanese board game to hold two of its eight major titles.
Canal City: Exploring Fukuoka's Luxury Mall
Check out Canal City Hakata for all of your entertainment needs! Whether you’re in search of an extraordinary date night, cafe time with friends, or fun with the kids, it has you covered!
Final Fantasy X Cosplay Makes Spira Look Real
Japanese cosplayer Masan spent one afternoon hanging out with a half-dozen very good friends on a rocky coastline, relaxing and playing some Blitzball—like a scene right out of "Final Fantasy X!"
Robo-Scorpion Chair Perfect for Villain Lair
If you’re going to be spending several hours a day at your computer, aesthetics are important in keeping your wellness level up. And if that aesthetic is "techno arachnid super-villain," then there’s really only one sensible furniture choice.
Painting FFVII Cloud Using Traditional Methods
While Cloud and the gang from Final Fantasy VII got a big remake release this April, one artist took the protagonist back in time using traditional Japanese painting techniques.
Akihabara Landmark Sega Arcade Closing
Electric Town says goodbye to Sega Building 2, an arcade that has been a landmark of the area for 17 years.
Retro Gaming Havens in Tokyo
In an era where gaming is no longer a niche hobby, there are some who still crave the classic, retro games of yesteryear. Thankfully Tokyo contains a plethora of treasure troves when it comes to classic video games, and we're here to help you find them!
Staying Fit While Staying Home
Read on for some simple tips and tools for staying fit while staying at home.
Who Will Win in an Epic Manga Character Brawl?
A new fighting game will pit some of your favorite 'Shonen Jump' characters like Luffy, Naruto and Goku against one another in a crossover brawl of epic proportions.
Escape Reality at Surreal New Tokyo Café
The Chamber of Raven is a new Gothic and steampunk-inspired café that feels like a fantasy sprung to life.
This New Pokémon Evolution Isn't So Farfetch’d
A first-generation Pokémon is finally getting an evolved form in the upcoming Pokémon game, 'Pokémon Sword.'
Tokyo Game Show 2020 Officially Canceled
On May 8, a news announcement was made on the official Twitter of the Tokyo Game Show, a yearly event where new video games, consoles, and industry ideas are unveiled to the public—this year there would be no physical Tokyo Game Show.
Cute Kirby Pillow Sucks Up Our Hearts
Manufacturer says the adorable new cushion based off of Nintendo's beloved character “makes the dream of being sucked up by Kirby come true!”
Turn Your Child into a Hero of Legend
A Dragon Quest baby draws near!
Pixel-Perfect Real-Life Food Art
Japanese artist Yuni Yoshida creates artwork that looks like it sprang from the screen of retro video games using analog techniques and real food.
No Time to Explore Tokyo? Try a Cannon Flight!
Tokyo Bullet Flight is a VR simulation of two things: futuristic Tokyo, and what it'd be like to blast through Tokyo as a cannonball. You'll see Tokyo landmarks like the Tokyo Skytree and Asakusa's Nakamise-Dori—but like you've never experience before.
Updated Final Fantasy VII Remake Teaser Video
The annual Tokyo Game Show is the last major domestic event for the developers of the long-awaited Final Fantasy VII Remake to show the game off before its promised release in the spring. And fans could not be any more excited about this video!
Learn Real Ninja Skills Fighting VR Monsters
Experience ninja training and use your skills on an immersive 3-D battleground.
Pokémon Meets KitKat in Awesome Animated Ad
The lovingly animated concept video is too good to be true… for now! But it's still quite the sight!
Studying Japanese at Home
A lot of language learners have had their educational plans disrupted by the COVID-19 epidemic. But that doesn't mean that your Japanese learning has to come to a halt!