Bask in the Cuteness Overload of @home cafe
You only live once, so you might as well go to a maid cafe at least once too. At @home cafe, surround yourself with cute maids in cute outfits, serving you cute food in a cute manner. Did we mention it's all so very cute!
Cup Noodle Created the Perfect Fork for Ramen
It took a team of obsessive designers to create this marvel of delicious engineering.
Sing Your Heart Out above the Tokyo Skyline
Tokyo Dome City's Ferris wheel isn't just a normal, everyday carnival ride overlooking the Tokyo skyline. While your eyes take in the view of the city, let your ears listen to the beautiful voices of your friends singing their lungs out.
Sleep at Futuristic Luxury Capsule Hotel 9h
Experience both a capsule hotel and an award-winning, futuristic living experience all in 9h.
This Cat Café is Like a Feline Fairy Tale
If you only have the chance to go to one cat cafe in Tokyo, try Temari no Oshiro—a castle for cats. With no time limit and 21 cats, you might consider living the rest of your life there.
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.
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.
This Owl Café in Akihabara Is a Hoot!
Looking for a unique animal experience in Tokyo? Akiba Fukurou just may be the solution.
Santa Claus Comes to Japan
Finland’s Santa Claus Foundation sent an official representative on a plane (not a sleigh) to Narita Airport to spread Christmas cheer.
DESTROY ALL THE THINGS at the Reeast Room
It's stressful being a civilized, polite human being. Sometimes you just want to let yourself go wild. That's why the Reeast Room was created—to release the beast and destroy all the things.
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.
All-Star Kabuki at Kyoto's Minamiza Theatre
Yearly Kabuki event "Kaomise Kogyo," a series of plays with several famous performers in the cast, has begun at Minamiza Theatre in Kyoto.
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.
Special Marathon Cars Coming to Yamanote Line
To promote the yearly college marathon, Hakone Ekiden, special edition train cars will be featured on the JR Yamanote Line in Tokyo.
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.
TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium
Check out this time-lapse of the construction of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2015-2019)!
Drinking in a Bathhouse Izakaya
When you think of a cool place to hang out after work and get some drinks, of course, you think of a bathhouse! No? Well, we'll convince you otherwise.
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.
The World’s Stinkiest Flowers Bloom in Ibaraki
Japan is known for many clean, delicious and tantalizing smells, but Tsukuba Botanical Garden just bloomed a 2-meter tall corpse flower, titan arum, that gives off a foul odor.
Hang Out at the Hammock Cafe, Literally
The next time you hang out with your friends, go on and really "hang out"—in a hammock, that is. At the Hammock Cafe + Gallery Mahika Mano, there are no chairs, only hammocks.