Plus Alpha: When Japanese snacks and pop culture collide, part 2
Revenge of the snack-food heroes
This week, we play with our food at another game-themed restaurant: the Capcom Bar, or "CapBar," which features drinks and dishes based on Resident Evil, Ace Attorney and other familiar series...
Anime and games get extra exposure in Japan’s supermarkets and convenience stores
Japan's massive comic convention isn't for the faint of heart, but we've got tips and observations to keep you sane while still enjoying the spectacle...
Japan's a strange place, but after nearly two years living in a country, the weird becomes commonplace. So here's a question: if you could spend 24 hours in Japan, what would you do?
Japan’s “maid café” frenzy may have largely died down, but the cafes themselves are still very much alive. What can a visitor expect to encounter? Let’s find out…
Walking the path of low-cost gaming in high-cost Japan
Vivian, an E3 booth model, takes on Electric Town
Turns out videogames don't prepare you for life in Yokohama