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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.

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