People fall asleep everywhere in Tokyo, but this cafe is actually made for it.
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Valentine’s Day is big business in Japan. We’ve seen a lot of confectionery one-upmanship, but nothing quite like FabCafe’s jibunsei chocolates (self-styled chocolates). A chocolate replica of your own face might look more kimoi (creepy) than oishii (delicious), but for the 15 people who participated ...
Remember the herbivore men? Japan's "fasting men" make them look ambitious.
In 2012 we got cat-ear hair-dos, an increasing appetite for salty mold, and a tower with a silly name. What wonders will 2013 bring? We’ve gone through Trendy’s predictions and came up with a list of themes that look good to us. Basically it ...
Who needs sports drinks when you can have cake?
Cat ears and mushroom games: What the kids in Japan were into in 2012.
From innovative cars and cameras to phone-controlled appliances, the best of Japan's gadgets and gear in 2012.
The year in social media in Japan. Hint: Line.
Shoppers and architecture buffs alike found plenty of new places to enjoy in Tokyo in 2012.
Here they are: the top 10 phrases and words that made waves in 2012.