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Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate

A new Cardcaptor Sakura café gives fans a taste of dishes that overflow with Clow and Sakura power!

2 Sakura Cupcakes, 2 Very Different Flavors

To show their appreciation for the cherry blossoms, two famous Western bakeries are offering limited-edition 'sakura' cupcakes!

4 Tokyo Area Restaurants to Enjoy with Sakura

Savor fantastic meals along with beautiful cherry blossoms!

All-You-Can-Eat Fried Chicken for ¥100!

This fried chicken bargain is quite the steal!

2 Mouth-Watering English-Speaking Restaurants

Can't order in Japanese? No worries! Here are two restaurants in two of Japan's leading cities that have you covered!

Don't Miss this Fashionable Harajuku Cat Café!

Cat cafés are already pretty trendy, but this feline lovers' paradise takes the cake in both fur and chic.

5 Tokyo Cafés for Sakura-Themed Treats

Let the atmosphere of the cherry blossom season linger as you enjoy sakura-themed treats and more at these chic Tokyo cafés.

This is One Classy Beef Bowl Resturant!

Despite being a fast food restaurant, one of Japan's best-known beef bowl establishments, Yoshinoya, has opened an upscale restaurant in Tokyo's Ebisu area.

Unleash Your Creative Side at this Tokyo Café

Sip on a latte while you work at one of seven hands-on stations that let you experience some of the work that goes into creating anime and manga!

3 Great Nabe Restaurants to Wrap Up Winter

Let us introduce you to the beloved nabe restaurants and why not experience the sensational dining at best kept secret restaurants.

Treat Yourself to Some Sailor Moon Munchies

A slice of moon magic heaven awaits you at this new Sailor Moon café, but you'd better hurry since it's only open for a limited time!

Mountain-Sized Servings of Sushi in Ueno

These sushi portions are so big, you won't be able to fit it all in your mouth in one bite!

5 Unique Date Destinations in Tokyo & Beyond

These unique date destinations and experiences would surely make your heart melt, and create memories you'll never forget.

Sink Your Teeth into Natural Sakura Ice Cream

Why settle for artificial cherry blossom-flavored ice cream when you can have the full on petals in your tasty, icy treat?

Ueno Gets a New & Elegant Crossdressing Bar

Open to crossdressers, trans women and men, and guests of any gender, Bar☆Onna no Ko Club promises to be a fun space where people can easily drink, talk, make new friends, and dress up if they choose to.

Where to Buy Cheap Stuff around Tokyo

Because shopping in Tokyo isn't only for the spendthrift, but also for the budget-conscious buyer, we give you a lowdown on where to get good stuff and great deals in and around Japan's capital city.

The Bilingual Epic of a Ramen Adventurer

Brian MacDuckston has devoured more than 1,000 bowls of ramen since arriving in Japan in 2006.

Want to Get a Beer at KFC?

In addition to being the only KFC to serve alcohol in Japan, this restaurant in Takadanobaba ups the ante by adding some rather fancy dishes!

These Dishes Are Almost Too Cute to Eat!

Rilakkuma fans can rejoice with the opening of a new Rilakkuma café that features dishes designed to look like the relaxing bear himself!

Sip on Sailor Moon-Inspired Drinks

The outer sailor scouts will not only appear in season 3 of Sailor Moon Crystal, but also in parfaits and drinks for a limited time.

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