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  • Gundam Cafe
    Akihabara Street Market
    For fans and collectors of almost anything anime, Akihabara(or Akiba for short) is the mecca you've been searching for. Whether is older anime from the 70's like Gaogaigar or Captain Harlock and other space anime, to more recent ones like...
  • Girls from Tokyo Game Show 2014
    Girls of Tokyo Game Show 2014
    As with many of these game shows and conventions, the booth girls are almost as big as an attraction as the games themselves. This year was no exception as nearly everybody, from the large Nintendo, Konami, Sega, Sony, and Microsoft booths, to the...
  • Tokyo Game Show 2014
    Tokyo Game Show 2014
    Another year of the Tokyo Game Show has come and gone, and we got to see plenty of exciting things scheduled to come out in 2015. By the numbers, TGS was not quite as big a their record breaking 2013 crowd, but it was still big enough to be the...
  • Mt. Oyama
    Tokyo’s backyard nature oasis: Tanzawa-Ōyama
    Tokyo may be among the world’s most frenetic, fun cities, but just outside city limits stretches a stunning natural landscape.An exploratory adventure around the three prefectures that surround Mt. Fuji is a nice break from 24/7 Tokyo. True...
  • Treat yourself to autumn leaves viewing in Japan
    Viewing autumn leaves sites in Tokyo and Kyoto
    Koyo (colorful leaves) viewing is to autumn what cherry blossoms viewing is to spring all over Japan. Both of these highly popular seasonal activities are deeply rooted traditions. When they are celebrated they’re bound to be viewing party...
  • McDonald's Japan
    McDonald's Japan introduces Tofu Nuggets.
    McDonald’s in Japan is not playing the game of chicken when it comes to their menu. As reported by the Asian Wall Street Journal and others, McDonald’s Japan is introducing a new tofu nugget to replace—at least for now—all...
  • Man sets himself on fire in protest at busy Tokyo train station.
    Tokyo man on fire: Torches himself at train station as horrified crowd watches
    One of the busiest train stations in Tokyo turned into a horror show as a man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire. This happened in the middle of the day in front of crowds of stunned onlookers. The man, who did this act in a...
  • One Piece, Monkey. D. Luffy
    'One Piece' recording artists comes to the Yoyogi Stadium this summer
    One Piece fans are about to explode in excitement when they learn this: According to KDrama Stars, your favorite music that plays the opening of all your favorite arcs, is about to come alive on stage in Tokyo, Japan August 15 ( those of us in far...
  • Top Five Things You Must Do While in Tokyo
    Top Five Things You Must Do While in Tokyo
    Tokyo is the largest city of the world and is extremely crowded yet quiet. You can spend time in this place with wonderful things to do. Tokyo is a mix of modern living and old-fashioned styles. In this place you will find skyscrapers, shopping...
  • Corpse shipped in doll box to storage facility: Inside dead nurse had multiple stab wounds.
    Corpse in doll box shipped to storage facility: Dead woman missing 2-months
    A bizarre mystery starts with a corpse of a young woman shipped to a storage facility outside of Tokyo in the city of Hachioji. The dead woman’s body was in a six-foot long box that was labeled “doll,” according to NBC News on...
  • McCartney fans in Tokyo
    Nurse says Paul McCartney should recover from virus by following doctor's orders
    Paul McCartney's prospects for recovering from a reported virus that has interrupted his 2014 Out There! tour are very good especially for a man his age, a nurse who has experience working with patients very susceptible to viruses told Beatles...
  • Canceled show
    Paul McCartney postpones rest of Japanese Out There! shows because of illness
    A virus has forcedPaul McCartneyto postpone his remaining shows in Japan, according to a statement issued May 19 by McCartney in that country and confirmed by his representatives to Beatles Examiner. The shows were to take place May 21 at the...
  • McCartney concert postponed
    Doctors force Paul McCartney to postpone both Tokyo shows
    On May 18, a day after Paul McCartney delayed his first Tokyo show because of a virus, doctors determined he still wasn't well enough to perform tonight and forced him to cancel both Tokyo shows and to stay in bed. The move was apparently was...
  • Fans learn Tokyo McCartney show is canceled
    Paul McCartney fans in Japan send get well wishes after Tokyo show postponed
    Japanese fans of former BeatlePaul McCartneywere quick to react after he issued a statement early May 17 that Saturday's Out There! show at National Stadium in Tokyo was being rescheduled for Monday because he is sickwith a virus. Photos...
  • United expands to Tokyo Haneda
    United expands to Tokyo Haneda
    United Airlines announced on Monday that it will be adding Tokyo’s Haneda Airport to its route network later this year. Pending government approval, the Chicago-based airline will start daily nonstop service from San Francisco International...