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Japan's Infamous Halloween Trains Japan's Infamous Halloween Trains

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.

Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel. Tokyo, Japan. By Patrick Lehrmann | Flickr

Tokyo's New Fish Market Opens, Things Didn't Go Well Tokyo's New Fish Market Opens, Things Didn't Go Well

Today is the first official day of the Toyosu Market, the new fish market that is replacing the beloved Tsukiji Fish Market. The opening wasn’t exactly smooth.

The Cutest Gundam Cosplay 

As far as official Gundam cosplay goes, this is the cutest. Here’s an adorable Char’s Zaku making the rounds at a recent hobby show in Tokyo.

Average Anime Industry Salaries Get Depressing  Average Anime Industry Salaries Get Depressing 

The anime industry is brutal. The average salaries can get low. Just how low? Let’s have a look at how they break down per position.

Crazy Taxi. Tokyo, Japan. By J.T.Pettersen | Official Site | Instagram

Sega Is Making Edible Logos And Selling Them In Japan Sega Is Making Edible Logos And Selling Them In Japan

Earlier this year, Sega launched its own taiyaki stand. Taiyaki is a classic Japanese fish-shaped snack typically filled with sweet red bean paste or custard cream. Screw fish, Sega is going to sell ones shaped like its logo.

Tsukiji Market. Tokyo, Japan. By Chris Hatcher | Instagram

A Night Out. Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. By Chris M. Hatcher.

Open For Business. Nakagyo, Kyoto. By Jim Sheppard.

Hotel. Tokyo, Japan. By Brenden Savi | Official Site | Vimeo

Two Paths. Tokyo, Japan. By Fahnon | Instagram

The Spirit Of Nature. Tokyo, Japan. By Jessica Sandoval | Instagram 

Blocky. Tokyo, Japan. By Mason Haydari | Instagram

At This Capsule Hotel, There's Free Beer At This Capsule Hotel, There's Free Beer

In the past few years, there has been a capsule hotel revival in Japan. Th lodgings are more plush and comfortable than ever. One new chain is offering more than slick interiors- it has free beer on tap.

Giant Deadpool Head Appears In Tokyo Giant Deadpool Head Appears In Tokyo

Back when the first Deadpool movie was released, a giant Deadpool statue was wheeled around Tokyo on a flatbed. Now that there’s a sequel, a huge Deadpool head has been erected in Shinjuku.

This Past Spring. Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. By Christian Green.

Another Tourist Crashes Real-Life (And Totally Unofficial) Mario Kart In Tokyo Another Tourist Crashes Real-Life (And Totally Unofficial) Mario Kart In Tokyo

Last night in Tokyo, a 30-something-year-old tourist from Singapore made a wrong turn, driving a rental MariCar (the go-kart company that Nintendo is suing for copyright infringement) up on the sidewalk and crashing it into a restaurant sign. This is not a first.

Iconic Shibuya 109 Building Is Changing Its Logo Iconic Shibuya 109 Building Is Changing Its Logo

If you’ve been to Tokyo, you’ve seen Shibuya 109. The building is a symbol of Japanese youth culture. If you’ve played Square Enix’s The World Ends with You, then you also are familiar with it.

Looking Up. Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan. By Ben Wagner.

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