Takoyaki Time. Osaka, Japan. By William Konings.
This summer, if you are thinking about which theme park in Japan to visit, Hirakata Park in Osaka might be a good choice- especially if you’re going alone and have no friends.
For years, there have been cat cafes in Japan. Hedgehog cafes are not new, either. But now, starting this spring, it has a cat and a hedgehog cafe.
Dotonbori. Osaka, Japan. By James Uy.
Cowboy Bebop is coming back! In cafe form, that is. This May, Cowboy Bebop cafes will open for a limited time in Tokyo and Osaka.
Dotonbori. Osaka, Japan. By Pavel Buga.
A Ryokan In Bishoen. Osaka, Japan. By Richard Mattinson.
Big cities can feel lonely. The likes of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya are no exception. Pixel artist Motocross-Saito captures that loneliness in retro-style GIFs.
In years past, the “Halloween train” was a carriage taken over by costume-wearing foreigners, who turned it into an impromptu space for merrymaking and boozing. Tokyo’s Halloween train even sparked protests! My, how things have changed.
So, you’re going to Japan, huh? Fantastic. You might have some questions. Hopefully, I’ll have some answers.
Today in Osaka, a District Court ruled that tattooer Taiki Masuda broke the law by tattooing without a medical license.