Horse-drawn bar wows town

Horse-drawn bar wows town

A horse-drawn bar is livening up the streets of one northern Japan town.

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Ninja waste collectors here and gone

Ninja waste collectors here and gone

In a town famous for ninjas even garbage men are getting in on the action.

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Tenants with benefits

Tenants with benefits

From radishes to racy cars, landlords are offering some unique perks to attract tenants.

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Oodles of noodles land new world record

Oodles of noodles land new world record

Hundreds feast on noodles to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest instant noodle tasting event.

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Farmers cry wolf

Farmers cry wolf

A robotic carnivore is used to keep away deer and other agricultural pests.

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Living large in a tiny house

Living large in a tiny house

People live in minimalist homes to maximize life enjoyment.

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Subscription living for your inner nomad

Subscription living for your inner nomad

Customers can let their wanderlust loose and stay at more than 50 facilities in Japan and overseas for a set fee.

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Bicycle is making its mark

Bicycle is making its mark

A unique bike could make cycling a more "re-markable" activity.

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Crustacean music: playing a spider crab

Crustacean music: playing a spider crab

A didgeridoo performer crafts a three-meter crab into a wind instrument.

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Samurai keeping Tokyo clean

Samurai keeping Tokyo clean

A trio of samurai armed with tongs perform as they fight to keep the streets of the metropolis free from litter.

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