All About Japan

I Choose You—as My Partner for Life

Debating what to get your better half as an engagement ring? Well, if she or he is into Pokémon, then jeweler K.UNO has the perfect ring collection for you!

Top Pokémon Rankings!

Tokyo Otaku Mode polled fans for their Pokémon of choice. Did your favorites make the list?

Throwback to the '80s & '90s

For those who lived through the '80s and '90s, get ready to feel nostalgic as we turn back the clock and dive into toys that were a hit in Japan and around the world during the late 20th century.

This Popcorn Bag is Popping with Pikachu!

Hungry for a sweet yet salty snack featuring Pokémon’s most prominent character?

Anime Characters & Aircraft Get Lego-ized

The students at Tokyo University prove that Legos aren't just for kids and that the sky's the limit!

Han Solo Chocolates & Other Homemade Treats

This year, Japanese citizens have really upped the ante when it comes to homemade Valentine's Day treats. Some going as far as turning their favorite Star Wars characters into tasty treats!

Magikarp Appears in Undignified Places

The pitifully weak Pokémon has been showing up in some embarrassing places, including one that shows a preference for a rival company’s video games.

Break Out Your Real-World Pokéballs!

Nintendo and Google need you to help make their new game—which allows players to catch, battle and trade Pokémon in the real world! Read on to find out how to sign up for the field test!

Gotta Catch All the Bundled Pikachu!

Pikachu plushies snuggled up in Pokémon sleeping bags are the prizes we’ve all been waiting for!

Cheap & Lazy Hack for Pokémon Go

For one creative Twitter user, walking around isn't the only way to hatch Pokémon Go eggs.

The 5 Best Japanese Toys of All Time

Japan has long been synonymous with anime, computer games and every kind of tech imaginable—and of course when it comes to toys, Japan has created some of the best you can find!

Catch Some Zs On Your Very Own Snorlax!

This sleeping Snorlax cushion is the best sleeping buddy/bed any Pokémon fan could ask for!

Jazz Up Your Facebook Reaction Icons

Get more out of your Facebook reaction icons by switching them to anime characters!

Pikachu Goes to School

The Pokémon Center sends off its Pikachu graduates and welcomes the new Pikachu freshmen.

New Pokémon Center Opens in Kyoto

Not only will the Kyoto location have classic Pikachu and other Pokémon merchandise, but the store will also feature a Kyoto-inspired Pikachu!

10 Things to Buy at This Tokyo Pokémon Center

If you’re saving up your yennies for a trip to the the Pokémon Center Mega Tokyo store, here are some of the awesome items available to purchase.

Build Your Very Own Evangelion Unit-01

Spice up your workspace with a model of Eva Unit-01 from the hit anime series 'Neon Genesis Evangelion'!

7 Best Spots to Buy Toys in Japan

Japan is home to some of the most famous toys in the world. So what should you do if you’re in Japan and you—or, um, your kids—feel a sudden urge for toy shopping?

5 Ways to Unwind at the Phoenix Seagaia Resort

With so many amazing activities for all ages—from golf and hot springs to zoos a Pokémon hunt—here are our Top 5 reasons to make your way to this one-of-a-kind resort in Miyazaki!

Pokémon Center Set to Open at Tokyo Skytree!

Your favorite Pokémon friends are reaching new heights, with the Pokémon Center grand opening at the base of Japan's tallest structure.

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