Since January 2010, German expatriate Florian Seidal has been documenting his hobby of haikyo exploration with journal entries and imagination-capturing images on his blog Urban Kansai. We got in touch to find out more.
A beautiful 12-minute documentary on the second-oldest hotel in the world, passed down through 46 generations
One TokyoDesu writer sends snaps of the Kyoto snowstorm to make the other writers stranded in Tokyo jealous and confused by the lack of neon lights.
Our resident bleeding heart waxes on a toothpaste company’s ultra-cute ad campaign that brings Japanese couples together like never before.
Put on your favorite SNES-era RPG town soundtrack and take a look at these awesome slice-of-life GIFs.
The best moment is around the four-minute mark when one of the foxes steals part of the cameraman’s microphone – according to the interviewee though, shoes are their favourite
The increasingly popular electronic music and dance troupe does it again with another mind-boggling dance video.
The growing-in-popularity dolls are actually a lot more work than you might think.
Another one from our friends at Tokyo Cheapo. Have a look if you’re college student-broke and find yourself in Shibuya.
Only in Tokyo can you purchase items from a dog shopkeeper, like some kind of bizarre, real-life Japanese RPG.