March 29, 2017

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Kyoto University students let loose at cosplay graduation ceremony【Photos】

12:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

"Nurse Sticking Scissors in Her Mouth" and other photos from Japan's craziest free image website

March 28, 2017

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Octopus balls become octopus planets with amazing tweak to takoyaki recipe

4:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japanese company offers a "little sister rental" service, and our reporter just tried it out

1:30 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan elects its first openly transgender man to public office

12:33 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Cherry blossom cotton candy pizza sounds too good to be true, but it actually exists in Tokyo

11:00 AM RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

Umami Burger opens its first Japan location, so naturally we had to have a taste!

10:09 AM RocketNews24 Jessica

Learn kanji with the magical power of poop!

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Quite possibly the greatest food bargain in Japan: tasty convenience store pasta for less than a buck

12:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

How to travel from one end of Japan to the other by train for less than 25 bucks

March 27, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Yu-Gi-Oh! outbreak turns heads in Shibuya

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japanese retailer sells out of virgin-killing sweaters in less than a day

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Nagoya Castle's concrete keep to be demolished and replaced with traditional wooden structure

1:00 PM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Osaka convenience store asks customers to muffle their "buree-buree" sounds while in the toilet

12:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Brain Gymnastics Quiz: Move one matchstick to create the name of a Japanese Prefecture

11:00 AM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

New makeup-free cafe set to open in Tokyo next month

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Evie Nyan Top News Headline

Japanese tourists in flu masks frighten British supermarket shoppers

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Oona McGee Top News Headline

Cosplayers come out to play for Anime Japan 2017 convention in Tokyo【Photos】

1:00 AM RocketNews24 RocketNews24

Japanese artist reimagines chess pieces as sexy line of lingerie

12:00 AM RocketNews24 KK Miller

San'in, Japan is breathtakingly beautiful especially when captured with a 4K video camera【Video】

March 26, 2017

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Sayonara Quarter Pounder: McDonald's Japan takes iconic burger off its menu

6:00 PM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Dine on Kenyan cuisine in Tokyo at Masyuko's Buffalo Cafe

8:30 AM RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

Osaka man arrested for throwing dozens of cockroaches around at anime music event

March 25, 2017

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Pet kitty stuck on a table in Japan deals with problem in cleverly adorable way【Photos】

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Dark anime magical girls show up in high school students' English textbook in Japan

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel Top News Headline

Japan's sakura mochi beret is the sweetest way to top off a cherry blossom-viewing party ensemble

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's graduating Class of 2017 implied to be "The Class of Pokémon GO" by research institute

1:00 AM RocketNews24 Master Blaster Top News Headline

One Piece team shows us how a Weekly Shonen Jump cover is crafted【Video】

12:00 AM RocketNews24 RocketNews24

Beautiful Thai nurse is making men everywhere want to go to hospital【Photos】

March 24, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Star of Summer Lesson virtual reality game steps out into the real world as life-size figurine

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

New Uniqlo concept store opens in Shinjuku, so Mr. Sato gets himself a new workout outfit

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Kay

Now you can make your own Poké Ball ... in chocolate!

1:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Starbucks Japan brings out Shaken Apple Green Tea for a limited time

12:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

New Studio Ghibli tea collection includes tea sourced from Totoro's real-life forest in Japan!

11:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's clam chowder tempura is jiggly and crazy, but how does it taste? We find out

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Twitter debate erupts over Japanese book that shows man with Asperger's refusing to work overtime

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Master Blaster Top News Headline

Pac-Man rickshaw is back! This time to eat in Osaka's Shinsekai district

1:00 AM RocketNews24 KK Miller

Owner pulls a "too slow" trick on loving canine【Video】

12:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

"Drunk Mode" added to Japanese rail navigation smartphone app

March 23, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 most famous pet dogs in Japan【Weird Top Five】

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel Top News Headline

Netflix releases first trailer for its live-action American adaptation of anime Death Note【Video】

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Send a free drink to a friend with Japan's newest coinless vending machines【Video】

1:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Extra-powerful double-green tea Kit Kats are the brand's newest Japan-exclusive flavor

12:00 PM RocketNews24 Kay

Feeling tired? Get an energy boost with this new Miso Ginger Cup Noodle from Nissin!

11:00 AM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Kyoto police set up system to predict when and where crimes will happen

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Ninja shortage! Nagoya company's HR crunch may be your gain as it looks to hire full-time shinobi

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

All-night, all-free cosplay event to be held at Tokyo bookstore, applications now being accepted

1:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

In both one and two-piece bathing suits, One Piece anime figures continue to be ocean-boiling hot

12:00 AM RocketNews24 KK Miller

World Order's "Singularity" has single-handedly raised the profile of a singular girls group【Video】

March 22, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

The next evolution in pillows is here: a giant scrub brush

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

A sexy penguin, Studio Ghibli cats, and other cosplayers take over Osaka for Street Festa【Pics】

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

Japan's Twitterers summarize fear in short phrases, prove some things are universally frightening

1:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japanese college women pick between men who're short and handsome or tall and plain in survey

12:00 PM RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

Sushi chain celebrates the release of Disney's Moana with delicious limited-time menu

11:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

New Sailor Moon fashion lineup is stylish, cute, and, shockingly, actually affordable!【Photos】

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

J-rocker Gackt further proves his coolness with surprise performance at middle school graduation

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Hyogo man robs taxi driver, driver buys man dinner, man turns self in to police

1:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japanese college students discuss whether kids should be allowed to watch anime, play video games

12:00 AM RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Popular Japanese YouTuber is virtual schoolgirl who plays games, has existential crises【Videos】

March 21, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Jessica

New restaurant sightseeing bus offers gourmet meals on wheels

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Anime pro father and sons' collaborative artwork series has somehow become even more awesome

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Sakura season officially starts in Tokyo as cherry blossoms begin blooming in the capital

1:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Onsen Musume: Japanese hot springs turn into cute anime schoolgirl idols【Video】

12:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Tiny house in Japanese woods is the getaway we'd love to escape to【Video】

11:00 AM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Cute cat shows off incredible skills with cup-and-ball game【Video】

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Oona McGee Top News Headline

Japan's hip-hop dancing granny shows off her moves in new "Rice Dance" video

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's Beautiful Leg Princess cream promises to make legs look slimmer through visual trickery

1:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Virgin-killing sweater fandom busts out of Japan thanks to muscular foreign male cosplayer【Pics】

12:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japanese man shows us the best thing to catch while playing Pokémon GO: Your lost cat

March 20, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's weeping plum trees are so beautiful they'll bring tears to your eyes【Photos】

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Krista Rogers

The gloomy faces of a father-son pair on a Disney ride go viral on Twitter for a funny reason

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee Top News Headline

New sleep cafe opens in Japan, offers free coffee and luxurious naps to visitors

1:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Say hello to the new Easter doughnut range from Krispy Kreme Japan

12:00 PM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Ginza Cozy Corner releases "Hanami Party" mini cakes and treats for sakura cherry blossom season

11:00 AM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Man pops the question with 33-ton "meteorite"

10:00 AM RocketNews24 KK Miller

The return of X Japan to Japan, completed with their first autograph session in 30 years

1:00 AM RocketNews24 Kay

Take a look at Tsunoshima Ōhashi, one of the most beautiful bridges in Japan! 【Pics】

March 19, 2017

6:00 PM RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

Artist gives new life to old Pokémon cards with gorgeously painted alters 【Pics】

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Universal Studios Japan and Kewpie Mayo to offer delightfully convoluted Kewpie-Elmo-Easter-Eggs

8:30 AM RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

English name in Zelda: BotW credits shows happy ending for one student's 10 year Japanese journey

March 18, 2017

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Richard Simmonds Top News Headline

World's smelliest fruit in Kit Kat form? Thailand makes bid for durian-flavoured Kit Kats

2:00 PM RocketNews24 Meg Murphy

Our sushi expert picks three toppings that will remind you what "first love" feels like

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

One simple kanji character in super-simple Japanese sentence has five different pronunciations

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Richard Simmonds

Can you sing at least one anime song? Then you're a step closer to a job with this company

12:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Subtitling glitch turns schoolgirl band anime into tale of drugs, guns, and murder

March 17, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's amazing screen door video game artist is back with new NES-inspired projects【Photos】

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Kay

Beauty and the Beast release indefinitely postponed in Malaysia due to "gay moment"

2:51 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Concentrated coolness as Samuel L. Jackson and J-rocker Gakt pose for photo in Tokyo

1:37 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Anime voice actress Maaya Sakamoto covers Katy Perry's "Firework" in spectacular fashion【Video】

12:00 PM RocketNews24 KK Miller

Radio Ghibli is the newest way to listen to the iconic music of Studio Ghibli

11:30 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Snack-loving Japanese hamster proves "super-cute" and "crazy-tenacious" aren'ta mutually exclusive

10:00 AM RocketNews24 Oona McGee

Your Name anime film merchandise now available from Japan's gacha capsule toy vending machines

2:30 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Udon chain's awesome "Tempura Pass" deal works out to less than 10 yen per piece over five weeks

1:00 AM RocketNews24 Meg Murphy Top News Headline

Japanese gamer creates anime Your Name's rural town in Minecraft, and it's mind-blowing【Video】

12:00 AM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Japan's cosplaying Twin Idols look exactly alike, but not entirely because of their DNA

March 16, 2017

11:00 PM RocketNews24 Scott Wilson

W.T.F. Japan: Top 5 kanji used to represent foreign countries 【Weird Top Five】

10:00 PM RocketNews24 Master Blaster

Iga man faces 18-month prison sentence for harassing courier with chainsaw, posting it on YouTube

2:03 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Clam chowder tempura being offered by Japan's most popular tempura restaurant chain

1:12 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel Top News Headline

McDonald's Japan tempts and pressures us with limited-time Hokkaido Melon shakes

12:25 PM RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Beautiful ukiyo-e tarot cards are East-meets-West in more ways than one

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