Karaoke (カラオケ) is the singing of songs to music accompaniment synchronized with lyrics displayed on-screen. It originated in Japan and is now popular around the world, especially in Asia. Karaoke is a well-liked pastime enjoyed by people of all ages in Japan, and also makes an interesting activity for tourists to Japan. Modern karaoke establishments consist of multiple private rooms (karaoke boxes) that are each equipped with a karaoke player and microphones. Besides countless Japanese songs, a reasonable selection of English songs is usually available. Songs in Chinese, Korean and other languages may be available to a lesser degree. One can also order food and drinks in most karaoke boxes via phones that connect them directly to the reception. But if you do not want to sing, just have some time to have your lunch or dinner at the karaoke places. One of the karaoke in Tokyo which is situated at Shinjuku San Chome provide Halal food for the tourist who eats only halal food.