Bars and Nightlife


How to Experience Yamagata City Like a Local

Tokyo is overrated. Head up to lesser-known Yamagata Prefecture where a more authentic Japan is ripe for discovery.

By 6 min read


Shibuya to Ban Public Drinking for Halloween 2019

This is why we can’t have nice things.

By 4 min read


Ginza 300 Bar: Homegrown, Handmade and High-Quality

The friendliest — and cheapest — bar in Ginza is an awesome cocktail spot for locals and travelers alike.

By 5 min read


Into the Mind of Shintaro Kago, One of Japan’s Most Infamous Erotic Manga Artists