15 Hot Shopping Spots Around Shinjuku Station!
Shinjuku is a shopper's paradise. From department stores and boutique stores to discount stores, you can find all your favorite brands and just about any product under the sun.
Get Your Hands on a Strong, Stylish Steel Case
Protect your goods in a fashionable way with this new brand of steel carrying cases!
Affordable 'Sailor Moon' Fashion Goods from GU
One of Japan’s most popular casual clothing retailers is finally bringing 'Sailor Moon' clothing and accessory options to everyday anime fans.
Wear a Kimono Inspired by Your Country
The Imagine Oneworld Kimono Project aims to create a collection of 196 kimono, each representing a different country. With 55 completed, the organization has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help secure the finances for the remaining 141.
Where to Buy (More) Cheap Stuff Around Tokyo
It seems like people in Tokyo really want to save some money! If you loved the wildly popular 'Where to Buy Cheap Stuff Around Tokyo,' here's the sequel, giving you even more cheap ways to survive survive the big city on a small budget.
Ghibli Artist's Bread Ad Will Melt Your Heart
A former Studio Ghibli animator has created a heartwarming new anime commercial to promote a pastry shop in Fukuoka. Just try not to get the feels!
Cool Down This Summer With a Hi-Chew Popsicle
The popular fruity candy Hi-Chew can now help keep you cool on a hot summer day with these ice cream bars.
6 Off-the-Wall Pringles Flavors!
Move over matcha-flavored Kit Kat: there's a new snack that's modifying its original recipe to spice things up!
The Purrfect Bento Box for Cat Lovers
Store your lunch in a tiny cat-shaped bento box modeled after real-life rescue cats!
Cheaper Options for Budget Living in Tokyo
Tokyo is often tagged as one of the cities with the highest cost of living on Earth. But for those with a plan in mind, living on a budget is quite possible in the capital city. Here's a lowdown of things I learned to save money in the city.
How to Draw Intimate 'Boys Love' Scenes
From hugs to piggybacks and intimate kisses, this reference manual is filled with romantic male-on-male BL scenarios.
New Natural Objects Preserved in Acrylic Cubes
Ever stumble upon a beautiful leaf or flower and wish you could freeze it in time, keeping it forever without it withering away? That was the idea behind Sola Cubes! And there are even more objects available to beautify your home!
6 Best Buy Natural Products from Japan Towns
If 'au naturel' is what you prefer, this list offers hot tips on cool things to buy from select Japanese towns. Take a break from the 'kawaii' cute goods and go for some of these natural specialties.
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Neighbourhood Guide
Japan is known for its spectacular subway systems, a lot of which can be traced back to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line. Famous for being the oldest subway line in Asia and its yellow-orange color, the Ginza Line stretches from Shibuya Station to Asakusa.
With Love: Top 10 Souvenirs From Yokohama!
Japan is not just a land for the avid traveler, but also one for the enthusiastic shopper. When in Yokohama, what are some perfect gifts to buy for your loved ones back home?
Protect Your Money with Moon Prism Power!
Centuries-old textile-making techniques have been used to create this new, stylish Sailor Moon wallet.
4 Must-Try Natural Products from Hokkaido
Japan's biggest prefecture is also home to some of the freshest products that are only possible thanks to the unspoiled nature of Hokkaido.
2 Doritos Flavors Found Only on 2 Islands
For a limited time, test your tastebuds with wasabi or takoyaki sauce Doritos, available only in Taiwan and Okinawa.
Don't Leave Hokkaido Without These 5 Souvenirs
Hokkaido is an island blessed with nature that lends itself to the creation of many great natural products. It also provides excellent ingredients for popular souvenirs. If you're looking for inspiration, here's your souvenir shopping list.
Touching Last Photos of Grandmother & Grandson
In 2011, Akihito Yoshida discovered a very special relationship between his younger cousin and his grandmother. He photographed the pair, which sadly captures the memories of two people no longer with us in this beautiful but tragic story.