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Attending The 2020 Tokyo Olympics? Don’t Bring Your Marijuana

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics warned visitors this week they better leave behind any thoughts of getting high in Japan.

This Tokyo Cafe Lets You Drink Coffee Alongside Adorable Piglets

The coffee shop opened in March and it's the first of it's kind, featuring tiny piglets that are capable of fitting inside a teacup.

Japanese Lawmakers Discover Marijuana Growing Outside Their Offices

Just picture the reaction when a crop of marijuana was found growing in Nagatacho, the Japanese equivalent of America’s Capitol Hill.

Japan: Marijuana Users Surpass Paint Huffers For The First Time

If you need a startling example of marijuana’s taboo cultural standing in Japan, look no further.

Japan Approves First Marijuana-Related Advertising

Though one of the most culturally vibrant and invigorating places in the world to visit, the country’s views on marijuana are retrograde at best.

Major Tokyo Snowfall Inspires Pokemon, Totoro, And Poop Emoji Creations

It doesn’t snow often in Tokyo. The last major snowfall to accumulate within the city was more than four years ago. That changed a couple of weeks ago.

Pokémon Is Opening A Full-Time Restaurant And People Are Freaking Out

As a millennial kid, I watched Pokémon and I always wondered what in the world Ash, Brock, and Misty were eating amidst their travels.

Hugh Jackman In Insane Real-Life Mario Kart Race

Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve played Mario Kart. If you haven’t, you should probably fix that immediately.

Japan Opens ‘Ted’-Themed Cafe, Everything Gets Lost In Translation

Much of Japan has, historically, had an affinity for anything furry, plush, or animated (see Hello Kitty, Pokemon, et al). That is, perhaps, the only...

113-Year Old Soba Restaurant Closes Because Owner Is Allergic To Soba

If the "Life's not fair" proverb was a restaurant, it'd be Maruka in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1490552236473-0'); });After 113 years in business,...