For the great majority of Japanese people, same-sex marriage is still a fantasy that, well, should only happen in a fantasy world. On March 1st, Tokyo Disneyland held its first same-sex wedding ...
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It seems like I've been spending a lot of my time in Roppongi these days. Last week I went to the Pamyuseum, and on Saturday night I ventured back to Roppongi Hills for Roppongi Art ...
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Hungry Ultra Seven fans, get ready. If your very own Ultra Seven guitar wasn't enough for you, there is even now a special hashed beef dish especially for your retro diet. It may need no ...
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We've already blogged before about la farfa, Japan's first fashion magazine for pocchari larger ladies. Well, now it has held its first fashion show to celebrate the launch of the debut issue on ...
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If you’re going to have ice in your drink, shouldn’t it be eye-catching at least? The Ice Ball Mold is easy to use, has professional-grade quality, and makes perfectly seamless ice balls within seconds!
A minor revolution has occurred in Tokyo transport. The Tokyu Toyoko line has gone underground at last for the stretch between Shibuya and Daikanyama, spelling the end for the 48-year-old Tokyu ...
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To know Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is to love Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. At the young age of 20, she has dominated Japanese music charts and global YouTube viewing lists. If you’re in Tokyo, it’s pretty much ...
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This hasn't taken off yet like we hoped it might -- if YouTube video numbers are anything to go by at time of writing -- but we wanted to share this video we spotted of an "Avatar Man" roaming the ...
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A long time ago, long before we had augmented reality toys or flying gadgets that interacted with your smartphone -- long before even anime had really got going and brought with it the toppling ...
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Hirohiko Araki's manga that started life in 1987, may not be as big as One Piece or have the otaku kudos of Neon Genesis Evangelion, but that hasn't stopped it selling 70 ...
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Paddle8, the online art auction portral, is holding a special online art auction during this month, to accompany an exhibition, Trailblazer, happening at the Japan Society in New York. The auction ...
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Along with their new spring collection twelve shops at the popular fashion department store 109 Men's are currently recommending leather jackets that really match the trendy outfits for spring. No ...
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Akira Toriyama fans are looking forward to the end of this month. After seventeen years away, Dragon Ball Z is finally back in theaters with an feature-length anime. On March 30, Dragon Ball Z: ...
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Forget the Lemon Detox, no-carbs-after-4pm and anything-that-can-be-eaten-through-a-straw detox plans and try an Enzyme Bath instead! Just 15 minutes in this bath full of naturally fermented sawdust ...
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Every now and then you come across an idea so neat that you wish the whole world knew about it. And in this case, I also wish I was six years old ago and could experience the joy of playing with ...
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We just discovered Headphone Girls, a fun online portal that, as the title suggests, features girls showing off cool Japanese designer headphones. The idea is that each girl showcases a pair ...
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