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Uniqlo's Dragon Ball UT Collection Debuts

November 22 is the release date for Uniqlo's awesome new line of Dragon Ball T-shirts and hoodies.

Graffiti Pikachu at Shibuya's Pokémon Center

The newest Pokémon Center in Shibuya, within walking distance from the Scramble intersection, also has giant Mewtwo in a research tube waiting to greet guests.

Tokyo's Most 'Mundane' Halloween Costumes

Come take a look at 'Jimi Halloween,' celebrating the average run-of-the-mill characters you'll find across the metropolis.

AKB48 Café Suddenly Closing After 8 Years

AKB48, Japan’s most popular idol group, gets its name from having 48 core members and being based in Tokyo’s Akihabara district, which is nicknamed Akiba. However, the neighborhood is going to be losing a big piece of its AKB48 connection very soon.

Tokyo Olympic Stadium Time-Lapse

Check out the time-lapse of the new Olympic Stadium from another angle!

Sleep at Futuristic Luxury Capsule Hotel 9h

Experience both a capsule hotel and an award-winning, futuristic living experience all in 9h.

Ginza Itoya: a Japanese Stationery Wonderland

Japanese stationery is among the best in the world and Itoya Ginza is one of the best places to experience it. A 12-story stationery wonderland with floors dedicated to a different themes, you're sure to be entranced for hours.

Evolve Your Wardrobe with These Pokémon Socks

Here comes a new line of Pokémon socks—and these aren’t some chintzy for-kids souvenirs from the 100 yen shop. These are proper grown-up quality socks from Socks Appeal Japan.

This Owl Café in Akihabara Is a Hoot!

Looking for a unique animal experience in Tokyo? Akiba Fukurou just may be the solution.

Snow Crab Fetches Record $46,000!

Meet one of the world's most expensive crabs! The first year's haul of this winter delicacy went for a record setting price.

Meet Chef Pikachu at the Pokémon Café

Haven't you ever think you wanted to eat the food in Pokémon? Well, now you can make your dreams come true at the Pokémon Café! Eat Pikachu curry, an Eevee plate, Snorlax hamburg steak, magical Gengar drinks, and more.

Cuddle With Adorable Micro Pigs at Mipig Café

The newest player in animal cafés is here: micro pigs. The Mipig Cafe in Meguro is a four-story playpen for its 10 friendly resident micro pigs. Experience the cute cuddliness of of baby and adult micro pigs.

Cup Noodle Created the Perfect Fork for Ramen

It took a team of obsessive designers to create this marvel of delicious engineering.

Catch Your Own Meal At Zaou Fishing Restaurant

If you’ve ever wanted to catch your own fish and eat it too, then get down to Zaou, a restaurant for doing just that.

Early Morning Fog Catches Tokyo Skytree Shadow

The cool, early morning weather sometimes sees Tokyo shrouded in dense fog. One such morning in late October saw Skytree's shadow dancing in the fog!

These Cat Pajamas Are 'The Cat's Meow'

Designers at Felissimo, Japan’s leading cat-themed lifestyle brand, are a constant source of fun and cozy fashion. And they’ve just released their new High-Class Siamese Cat Room One-Piece.

TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympics Ariake Arena

Time-lapse video of constructing the Ariake Arena and Ariake Gymnastics Center (2014-2019). Camera position: KDX Toyosu Grand Square, near Ariake Tennis Park.

Cheap Cat-Themed Street Food in Yanaka Ginza

If you're a sucker for cute cat-themed things and in the mood for some street food, make sure you hit up the retro shopping street Yanaka Ginza.

Book a Room & Grab a Book at Book & Bed

Let's take a look at Book and Bed, capsule hotels for bookworms where you can get a piece of privacy in the city and kick back and relax with a good book.

TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium

Check out this time-lapse of the construction of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2015-2019)!

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