The former location for Aoyama Book Center is set to re-open next month as a new kind of concept bookstore, study space, and cafe. Bunkitsu will charge visitors a relatively high admission fee of ...
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The first trailer for the upcoming Warner Brothers big-screen adaptation of Pokémon has been released and sparked an intense online response. Starring Justice Smith and Ryan Reynolds, the story ...
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Fans of Hideaki Anno's Neon Genesis Evangelion manga and anime series can drink toasts to their favorite characters from this month at a new themed bar. The venue will open on November 16th in the ...
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Starbucks is opening its first Starbucks Reserve Roastery branch in Japan in 2019 at a location in the trendy Tokyo district of Nakameguro. Designed by the architect Kengo Kuma, the branch will open ...
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Carry your umbrella around in a truly Japanese style!
Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is seeking to restore public confidence in its decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant through offering a "virtual tour" of the site. The ...
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The morning after the night before begins in earnest now, as Tokyo's Halloween craze faces a setback. Following the events of Saturday, which saw five people arrested and chaotic scenes in ...
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The tolerance for Halloween in Tokyo may be on a knife edge after some revellers in Shibuya caused vandalism and overturned a vehicle, resulting in arrests over the weekend. Halloween has ...
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While the birth rate is Japan is declining, the nation's obsession with pets shows no signs of abating. This has led to a vast catalog of pet toys and items -- ranging from the outright bizarre to ...
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Japanese horror movie-inspired beauty masks
JR East has opened a cashierless retail kiosk on the platform of Akabane Station in Tokyo where the shopping experience is fully run by artificial intelligence. Unmanned retail outlets are nothing ...
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Tourism is booming in Japan right now and looks set to continue that way, at least until the 2020 Olympic Games. One of the prime sightseeing destinations in the capital is, of course, Tokyo ...
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If you loved the Hello Kitty Shinkansen bullet train, then you will adore the new Toei Shinjuku Line trains. Operator Keio will deck out certain Shinjuku Line trains in a Hello Kitty theme, starting ...
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A hot spring (onsen) in Shinjuku? After the opening of the "super spa" luxury bathhouse Thermae-yu in Kabukicho in 2015, Shinjuku will get a new hot spring resort facility in the form of Onsen ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
The artistic collective Chim Pom (or Chim↑Pom) will open a "Ningen Restaurant" (human restaurant) in Shinjuku's Kabukicho district for two weeks in the soon-to-be-demolished Kabukicho Book Center ...
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The Novera is a mirror that talks to women and provides romantic companionship. The mirror, apparently only available as a prototype right now, has a sexy male voice that will compliment and chat ...
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Whether you are a digital nomad or a millennial trying to swot for an exam, one of the problems with the tech age is that there are so many more distractions now. How can we concentrate in this ...
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