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Ukiyo-e Inspired Cutely Gothic Charms

Part adorable, part gruesome, these charms embody the works of one of the most influential ukiyo-e artist of all time.

Mop Your Dirty Floors With a Pooch

Dust mites and food crumbs don't have a chance with this canine on the prowl!

A Little Dive into Some Japanese Subcultures

A foreigner’s foray into a few of Japan’s more offbeat cultural aspects.

7 Steps to Bringing Your Pets to Japan

Having pets is great, but traveling overseas with them can be a pretty tricky process. Here are some helpful things to know before bringing your pets into Japan.

Drown in Fur at these 5 Cat-Crammed Cafés

Whether you’re tired of jostling elbows at an overcrowded Starbucks or dying to unleash your inner cat lady, nothing beats drinking coffee in a cuddly catmosphere with a jillion furballs.

Sssssip With Care At These 4 Reptile Cafés!

In a country where sipping tea with cats and boozing it up with penguins aren’t (so) out of the ordinary, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that coffee with reptiles is also now an option.

Beautiful Koi-Inspired Bags

Navigate through the pedestrian sea of Japan with your very own fish companion.

Curious Cats Sneak onto Trains

We have no idea where these adorable cats are heading, but they sure do look like they're enjoying their train ride!

Gorgeous Fish Tank with Living Ferns Inside

Designer Haruka Misawa places an air bubble in a fish tank to stunning effect. It even helps feed the fish!

Makoto Shinkai's 'She & Her Cat' Coming to TV

Get ready to have your heart melt as a new anime series from Makoto Shinkai dives into the relationship between a girl and her feline companion.

The Purrrfect Fluffy Feline Scarf

Keep warm and cute this winter in a new kitty scarf designed by Felissimo.

The 6 Weirdest Cafés in Tokyo

As much fun as it is to gawk at Tokyo's shops and sky rises, it’s just as much fun to stop into a themed café to wet your whistle and enjoy an immaculately presented bite to eat.

2 Awesome Owl Cafés in Osaka

Meet lots of different types of owls up close at Osaka's two owl cafés, where you can take pictures and pet these adorable creatures!

Stray Cat Samurai Comes to Life, Edits Mag

Hiroyuki Takei's manga 'Nekogahara: Stray Cat Samurai' follows a one-eyed cat samurai as he 'cuts through insolence.' The real-life version apparently cuts through split infinitives.

Feed the Fish in Your Own Digital Aquarium!

Hook this digital aquarium up to your smartphone and you kids can scan in their own hand-drawn aquatic life!

A Litter of Cute Cardboard Kitties!

What do you get when you cross a cardboard box with a cat? Why, only the most adorable feline figurine!

The Purr-fect Yukata for Cat Lovers

Wear your love for cats on your sleeve, and even across your entire body, in the form of a beautiful 'yukata,' or lightweight kimono.

Don't Miss this Fashionable Harajuku Cat Café!

Cat cafés are already pretty trendy, but this feline lovers' paradise takes the cake in both fur and chic.

A National Who’s Whooo of Owl Cafés

Who wouldn’t want to snuggle up and nestle down in an owl café? We’ve lined up eight adorable and outstanding branches where you can unruffle in peace.

4 Purrfect Kansai Cat Cafés

Tired of running around, trying to see all the beautiful temples and castles in the Kansai area? Recharge your batteries at a cozy cat café!

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