All About Japan

Ready for Burger King's Maximum Challenge?

Are you ready for Japan's latest carnivore craze? The limited-time all-you-can-eat event from Burger King is coming September 18-22. And we have the details.

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!

A Grand Mask That's Worth a Grand

As wearing a face covering has become essential in the COVID-19 era, one mask specialty store has opened in Tokyo, showing off a dazzling mask with a 100,000 yen (US$940) price tag!

Did Rick & Morty Confirm Fan Theory in Tokyo?

The two popular animated characters make a trip to Japan in a special episode, which includes a bombshell revelation for fans!

Akihabara's New Wall of 150 Gachapon Machines

For fans of the miniature capsule toy-dispensing gachapon vending machines, Kenelstand in Akihabara is your new best friend.

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.

5 Acquired Tastes From Around Japan

Join us on an ugly-delicious journey of 5 fermented foods through 5 destinations in Japan

Mizuno & Pokémon Team Up to Make Pokégear IRL

Pokémon worked with Mizuno to bring a line of snappy sportswear and accessories to be sold exclusively at their Pokémon Center outlets and select Mizuno branches.

Artists Already Remixing Osaka Expo 2025 Logo

Earlier this week Osaka announced that they had chosen a bizarre, googly-eyed character as their logo for the upcoming 2025 Osaka Expo. And over the next 24 hours, remix culture quickly set in and social media has been buzzing with creations.

Japan's Cute New Mascot Came to Fight COVID-19

Welcome Koronon, the cute pink cat who's here to protect the city of Tokyo from COVID-19 by handing out free masks around the metropolis.

Ghibli Now Delivering Kiki's Dress

Official dresses approved by the Studio Ghibli team bring anime heroine vibes to your wardrobe.

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.

Ex-SMAP Star Plays Trans Role in New Trailer

After releasing a very lengthy trailer, upcoming film Midnight Swan has the internet abuzz with discussions about the theme of the movie—notably former SMAP member Tsuyoshi Kusanagi playing a trans woman—as well as the length of the trailer itself.

Hop on the Trolly with JR Shinkansen Undies

This shinkansen underwear lets you show (or hide) your love of Japan’s iconic, super fast trains.

No Halloween Gathering in Shibuya in 2020

Officials of Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward have decided to ask people not to visit the iconic Scramble Crossing to celebrate Halloween this year, for fears of spreading COVID-19.

The New Works Playhouse Presents Karoshi

The New Works Playhouse presents Karoshi, an online production.

Harry Potter Theme Park to Open in Tokyo

Get pumped, Potter fans! Tokyo will get a Harry Potter theme park due to open in 2023.

Uniqlo Launching Line of Recycled Jackets

In an effort to boost sustainability, major Japanese clothing retailer UNIQLO will be selling recycled down jackets.

Kyoto Animation Unveils First Film Since Arson

Arson-hit Kyoto Animation unveils their first movie since the arson attack that devastated their studios in July 2019.

Bodybuilder Muscling His Way into Stock Photos

Muscle Plus wants to be your source for muscular images. Because if no one else was going to provide them, well-known bodybuilder Akihito Ohara figured it was up to him.

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