5 Ways Oita Salutes the Public Toilet
The Oita Toilennale may sound quirky, but it's just another trusty innovation made in Japan.
Nakano to Become Cosplay Central on Halloween
MAG Festa 2015 will turn the area around Nakano Station into anime heaven on October 31.
TIA's Top Picks from the Tokyo Motor Show
Tech in Asia reports on its top five innovative picks from the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.
Amazing Art Aquarium Takes Over Nijo Castle
As part of a celebration honoring Rimpa, a 400-year-old painting technique, an incredible series of illuminated aquariums has been set up in Kyoto.
Halloween Shibuya 2014
How big will Halloween 2015 be? We don't know—but if Shibuya 2014 set the standard, it can only get crazier from here.
5 Ramen Festivals Around the World
Much like the elasticity of its noodles, ramen’s notoriety has stretched to the corners of the Earth.
Japanese Festivals: Setsubun
Setsubun is the last day of winter in the traditional Chinese calendar, which is celebrated on February 3 each year in Japan. Find out how to celebrate with sushi!
Video Tour Through a Japanese Handicraft Fair
Sharla in Japan visited the 26th Arakawa Traditional Handicraft Fair in Tokyo, revealing a cool range of traditional crafts from shamisen to woodblock prints.
The Weekender's 2015 Halloween Round-up
With everything from parades, festivals, family fun and costume contests, to bike rides and a plethora of spooky, sexy and thumping parties, there’s something for everyone.
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!
Funassyi Meets Ozzy Osbourne
It's official: Funassyi will be participating in Ozzfest Japan 2015.
The Art of Any Tokyo
Any Tokyo is an exhibition bringing “tomorrow’s applied design and ideas together under one roof.” Now in its third iteration, the 2015 event runs from October 24 to November 3 at Zozo-ji Temple.
Musical Wheelchairs Take the Stage in Tokyo
Yamaha Motorcycles and Yamaha Instruments are coming together to bring a whole new meaning to musical chairs.