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Standing just one meter shorter than the 248-meter tall Midtown Tower in Roppongi Hills, Toranomon Hills is set to open June 11 and now occupies the second spot in the ‘tallest building…

With Father’s Day right around the corner, do yourself a favor and get on top of that not-always-easy-to-find present for Dad. By Sami Kawahara Whether you’re a partner buying your toddler’s present…

Set to open its doors today, Rakuten prepares to launch a new concept cafe and its first flagship as an additional marketing hub for the online retailer in Shibuya. Known as the…

Have you ever wondered just how strong the lungs of a crying baby are? Or are you a new parent looking to let your baby wail and scream in public, cringe-free? Well,…

The thought of dining alone can be daunting in a city full of ‘ladies who lunch’ and salarymen who go out. But Japan has added on to the many services you can…

If you happen to run into a taller-than-average man around Tokyo with long, curly brown hair that would make any man, woman or hair model envious, look carefully: it might be rugby…

Even though Tokyo is clean, hygienic, and efficient in disposing waste for such a big city, there are still ways we can help our environment by cutting back. Eco-friendly options are not…

A common ground is seemingly present among top brands and up-and-coming designers in Japan: overseas is the next step to a breakout career. Many designers in Japan, however, view the generally nonconformist…