Pancake Mania Strikes Again


The current flapjack craze in Japan isn’t limited to restaurants serving extreme pancakes, now it’s hitting the grocery shelves as well! In a combo that could only have been dreamed up by a desperate product development team throwing darts at a wall of flavors, behold the maple-syrup-and-pancake-flavored chocolate chip cookie!

Read a novel set in Tokyo

In the wake of a deadly earthquake, fans erupt in a frenzy of mourning when it’s discovered that their favorite pop star is among the dead. But when Detective Kenji Nakamura is sent to investigate a death at a local shrine, he finds evidence that suggests the impossible: How could the head priest have been murdered by…read more