Tech That Measures Congestion in Indoor Areas
Officials tested a system at Tokyo Dome that uses state-of-the-art technology to measure congestion in indoor arenas.
Central Japan's Husband-Throwing Festival
You won't believe this wacky winter ritual where locals throw a married man down a snowy hill to his wife.
AAJ Adventures — Tokyo Auto Salon 2018
Bringing you the best of Tokyo Auto Salon 2018, from the impressive cars to the alluring Can-Gals.
EVs for the Elderly
In an effort to curb the increasing number of traffic accidents involving senior drivers in Japan, new types of electric vehicles are being developed with the aging population in mind.
Bungee Jumping into Adulthood
Some of Japan’s new adults celebrate their coming of age this year with bungee jumping.
Annual Firefighter Ceremony Heats Up Tokyo
Tokyo firefighters take part in a yearly ceremony to mark the official start of duties in the New Year, much to the crowd's anticipation and delight. And we've got the thrilling video of the exercises.
Suga Elected LDP President
Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide has been elected president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and is set to become Japanese prime minister on September 16.
Japan's Top Music Festivals
Summer is upon us, and that means one thing—the country is rocking with a wide variety of awesome music festivals!
Crown Prince Next in Line of Succession
Emperor Naruhito proclaimed his younger brother, Crown Prince Fumihito, as the first in line to Japan’s Chrysanthemum Throne on November 8.
Hikone Castle: A National Treasure at 410
2017 marks the 410th birthday of Hikone Castle, one of just 12 remaining original-construction castles in Japan. Join us as we take a look inside!
Checking Out Tokyo Game Show 2017
Come join us as we take you on a tour of Tokyo Game Show!
Preview of Tokyo Game Show 2017
Coming to you live from Tokyo Game Show 2017, it's Wendell, the Managing Editor of All About Japan, along with writer Jack and Yoshitaka, our editorial assistant. And we're bringing you along as we take our first look at TGS 2017!
15 Awesome Festivals in Japan
Plan your trip in advance and make sure that you catch all of the festivals (known as 'matsuri’) in your area. Let’s take a closer look at the best 15 festivals in Japan.
After a 12-Year Hiatus, Utada Hikaru Is Back!
After 12 years, fans finally have a chance to see 'Kingdom Hearts' and 'Evangelion' singer Utada Hikaru live once more! And a strategic purchase will boost your odds of getting tickets to her upcoming shows!
Eevee to Join Summertime Pokémon Extravaganza
The only thing better than seeing 1,500-plus Pikachus at Yokohama's annual summertime Pikachu Outbreak event is seeing a squad of Eevees tagging along!
3 Hot Tokyo Fireworks Festivals
Summer is always an eventful time in Tokyo. During July and August, there are countless summer firework festivals to see!
LGBT+ Groups & Activities in Japan
As visibility for the LGBT+ community is increasingly growing around Japan, so are the number of groups that promote awareness. If you're looking to get involved, here's a great list of groups to get in touch with.
World Bonsai Convention in Saitama
The World Bonsai Convention returns to Japan for the first time in 28 years.
FEMM Tease Future at CES 2018
J-pop musical mannequin duo FEMM are featured in a newly-released teaser video for an augmented reality/mixed reality presentation at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
Are You Ready for Pikachu Outbreak 2018?
In previous years, Yokohama's famed Pokémon party ended when the sun went down. This year those 1,500-plus Pikachus are staying out past their bedtime!