Cylindrical Umaibo snacks have been around since 1979, but this may be the first time anyone has tried to make real nail art out of them!
Bundle Up this Winter with a Samurai Coat
Strut the streets of Tokyo in a modern take on a traditional Japanese garment.
Spoil Yourself with New Year's Mystery Bags
If you’ve ever visited Japan or Japanese online shops around New Year's, you’re bound to have seen some mysterious bags called 'fukuburo' appearing on the shelves. Read on to find out how to get the most out of them!
Hisashi Tenmyouya's Imaginary Contraptions
Japanese artist Hisashi Tenmyouya teams with Indonesian husband-and-wife duo Indieguerillas for an exhibition at Tokyo's Mizuma Art Gallery.
Keep Your Neck Warm with a Cat Scarf!
Don't worry, it's not made out of cats—but a purchase could actually help one.
Brave the Cold & Speed-o'-Sound Sonic
Stay warm this winter with this stylish One Punch Man winter beanie.
A Very Hidali Christmas
How exactly do you take six synchronized dancers and create a Merry Christmas greeting? Here's how!
Spanish Street Artist Leaves an Exquisite Mark
During the month of June, 2015, Spanish street artist Pejac was traveling through Asia installing whimsical, captivating and sometimes provocative street art.
Window-Shop Chic in Omotesando
Get your eyes and wallet ready for an elegant journey down Tokyo's top shopping street.
Making Waves in the Fashion World
The 2016 spring collection from Russian designer Alena Akhmadullina draws inspiration from an unlikely source: a world-renowned ukiyo-e artist.
Get Comfy in Hakama Pants
Whether you're lounging around at home or heading out for a night out on the town, these samurai-inspired pants are the perfect addition to your closet.
Madoka Magica-Inspired Apparel & Accessories
Dresses, bags, skirts, rings and more!
Neither scissors nor glue are needed for this DIY project that can brighten up any room.
Tokyo Type Project
Away from the big streets you'll find that Japan suffers a dearth of clear signage. In part of the effort to rectify the situation, designer Yoshiaki Irobe has developed “Tokyo CityFont,” a typeface just for the nation's greatest metropolis.
Goodbye Manicures, Hello Nail-Puri!
Tired of having to paint your nails, or forking over ¥5,000 for a salon-quality manicure? Well, the company that brought us Sonic the Hedgehog is doing something about it!
7 Delightful Christmas Origami Designs
Brush off your folding skills to make some great Christmas ornaments with paper!
Samurai Attire for the Modern Gentleman
Save your suits for another day! Wazigen Shizuka has released its new line of modern hakama and yukata styles, and you won't believe where some of the inspiration came from!
The Year of Kimono has Arrived!
Seeking out a kimono that's woven with vibrant colors and modern designs? Look no further than Harajuku's Laforet!
Comfy, Cozy Me & Kitty Onesie
Snuggle up with your cat in a one-piece built for two!
An Algorithmic House in Saitama
This beautiful house looks like a maze!