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!
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!
What Time? Kanji Time!
Strut the streets of Tokyo with this high-fashion kanji watch.
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!
Neither scissors nor glue are needed for this DIY project that can brighten up any room.
Learn Japanese Vocabulary with Chocolate!
Chocolates that teach Japanese onomatopoeia words unveiled at the 2015 Paris Design Show.
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!
Toto Toilet Gallery at Narita Airport?
Toto's toilet gallery at Narita Airport aims to show foreigners the joys of owning a Japanese toilet.
6 Designer Public Restrooms
While the public restroom has largely been shunned as an architectural subject in the Western world, in Japan it stands as its own archetype.
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.
Bundle Up this Winter with a Samurai Coat
Strut the streets of Tokyo in a modern take on a traditional Japanese garment.
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.
Game On in Tales of Xillia Heels
Show your video game affiliation on your feet!
7 Delightful Christmas Origami Designs
Brush off your folding skills to make some great Christmas ornaments with paper!
Get Wowed by Street Art in Tennozu Isle
The somewhat drab little island of office buildings and factories has been distinctly enlivened by a series of large public murals courtesy of an international group of artists known as POW! WOW!
Comfy, Cozy Me & Kitty Onesie
Snuggle up with your cat in a one-piece built for two!
15 Years & 800 Pieces of Art
For 50 days every three years, visitors to the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale get to traverse 200 villages to explore what is effectively the largest art gallery in the world.
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.
Instagram's Top 6 Ruin Explorers
Spoon & Tamago tracks down six intrepid Instagram users who beautifully—and sometimes creepily—document Japan’s most atmospheric ruins.