Cement Your Friendship With a Custom Seal
For the perfect birthday present, choose from a full array of 366 'hana komon' seals, each with its own associated meaning and symbolism.
Wonder Woman & Hello Kitty Finally Join Forces
For the first time ever, Sanrio’s cute cat will be teaming up with a Western-made film.
The Purrfect Bento Box for Cat Lovers
Store your lunch in a tiny cat-shaped bento box modeled after real-life rescue cats!
Get Your Hands on Super Mario Bros. Makeup
Japanese makeup cosmetic line Shu Uemura is introducing a holiday collection to look your Princess Peach best.
Protect Your Money with Moon Prism Power!
Centuries-old textile-making techniques have been used to create this new, stylish Sailor Moon wallet.
Bring a Taste of Ghibli to Your Kitchenware
Iconic characters from the popular Hayao Miyazaki anime 'Spirited Away' are ready to terrify and/or charm you at mealtime.
Get the Mario Seal of Approval with New Stamps
He's stomped out goombas and koopas, now Mario and friends are finally here as stamps for your postage.
A Foodie's Guide to the Delicacies of Tohoku
How could one visit the Tohoku Pacific Coast without trying the seafood? Here's a rundown of the culinary delights to be on the lookout for while visiting the flavorful northeastern region of Japan.
Top 5 Things to Take Home from Hokkaido
Home to well-fed and well-cared-for cattle (for meat and dairy) and abundant seafood, Hokkaido may just well be Japan's 'land of milk and honey!'
People Are Going Bananas for These Kit Kats
Everyone's favorite Tokyo souvenir, Tokyo Banana, gets a Kit Kat makeover!
Duty-Free Shopping as Soon as You Land
Travelers to Japan are now able shop duty free in the immediate arrival area of Narita Airport's Terminal 2, eliminating the need to carry heavy purchases on-board beforehand.
How to Draw Intimate 'Boys Love' Scenes
From hugs to piggybacks and intimate kisses, this reference manual is filled with romantic male-on-male BL scenarios.
Create Your Own Personalized Kit Kat Box
Customize your very own Kit Kat box to take home with you and share with your friends and family.
Soothe Your Throat With... a Kit Kat?!
Containing real throat lozenge powder, this new release is one of the most unusual Kit Kats seen in Japan to date.
Sanrio & Sailor Moon Collab Goods Are Here
Sailor Moon and My Melody are teaming up in their first collaboration to bring you adorable goods with a dash of Moon Prism power.
Japan's Top 5 Roadside Service Stops
If you're planning a road trip in Japan, you may just want to stop by one of these rest areas for a soak in a hot spring, locally sourced fruits and vegetables and scenic views.
6 Best Buy Natural Products from Japan Towns
If 'au naturel' is what you prefer, this list offers hot tips on cool things to buy from select Japanese towns. Take a break from the 'kawaii' cute goods and go for some of these natural specialties.
Tote Around Your Very Own Bento Backpack
Japan’s iconic boxed lunch serves as inspiration for a bag big enough to hold multiple meals.
Don't Leave Hokkaido Without These 5 Souvenirs
Hokkaido is an island blessed with nature that lends itself to the creation of many great natural products. It also provides excellent ingredients for popular souvenirs. If you're looking for inspiration, here's your souvenir shopping list.
7 Standout Sweets from 6 Prefectures
Because every prefecture has a specialty, keep this 'sweet' list of seven snacks in mind on your next trip across Japan. They're too good not to try!