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.
This Saturday, pre-orders for the Classic Mini Super Famicom kicked off in Japan. At stores in Tokyo and Osaka, fans showed up in droves.
In Osaka’s geek district Den Den Town, one Lawson convenience stores is covered in Dragon Quest XI.
Old And New. Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan. By Chris Bryan.
Osaka Castle. Osaka, Japan. By Cory Sandlin.
Budget carrier Jetstar unveiled a Spider-Man themed plane in Japan and filled it with Spider-Man cosplayers.
Travellers arriving at Kansai International Airport in Osaka will soon be greeted by Nintendo characters plastered all over the place.
Visiting Japan can be expensive, so here’s how to cut costs.
At Hirakata Park in Osaka, there is an unusual service: You can hire fake bad guys to pretend punch to impress and surprise others.
If you visit Osaka, there are many things to do: shopping, eating, and sightseeing. These are all rather typical. Know what isn’t? A shop were you can smash plates to relieve stress.
Daruma at Katsuo-ji Temple. Osaka Prefecture, Japan. By Ces Chavez.
Osaka’s Nipponbashi Street Festival was held earlier this month, and there was a lot of fantastic cosplay to be found as part of the fun.
On Sunday, the streets of Osaka’s geek area Nipponbashi were overrun with cosplayers, photographers, and rubberneckers.
Osaka Castle. Osaka, Japan. By Joey Crowdell.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Rihga Royal Hotel in Osaka has nine pairs of edible men’s shoes. They come in three different shades of leather (er, chocolate) and look like real shoes.
Wait, what? Isn’t PSVR already out in Japan? You bet it is. And yet, this morning, there were long lines at retailers across the country.
Super Potato. Osaka, Japan. By Esben Hornbøll.