What can you find when you're off the Tokyo guidebook maps?
Carrot cake, OK. But spinach and tomato cake? And sushi with no fish? Aya Kakisawa is perplexing palates at two Tokyo eateries
How a bunch of knit-wits are flash mobbing Tokyo with garish crochets and woolly animals
The city of Sapporo celebrates one of its most abundant natural resources, snow, at the annual Yuki Matsuri
The end of winter means it's time for saucy underwear again
CNNGo reader Yvonne Chong reports back from Miyagi prefecture's oldest, most naked festival
Former Walt Disney Tokyo designer launches 'LoveBots'
Japan's World Champion figure skater Mao Asada goes through a crisis of confidence and reveals the dynamic of 'that' rivalry with Kim Yu-Na, in this exclusive interview
Neko cafés are not just for crazy cat ladies
Some eco-conscious entrepreneurs on Indonesia's Island of the Gods are working to build a future in tune with nature
Pole dancing is returning to its roots as a proper sport, fit for competition and medals, with the 2010 Championships taking place in Tokyo this week