All About Japan

Finally! 'Mochi' That's Quick & Easy to Make!

With this cool set and a short list of ingredients, you’re never more than a couple of minutes away from enjoying some traditional Japanese desserts.

The Story of a Sweet Old Dog

Hachi was an Akita dog famous for waiting for his master at Shibuya Station for nearly 10 years after he died. This is his story.

5 Things OK in Japan but Not OK in the US

What's considered rude in one culture could be deemed good manners in another. The duo at Texan in Tokyo set out to list their Top 5 habits that are fine in Japan but unacceptable in the U.S.

Thank You for the Cracker!

Surprisingly, bowing after receiving a gift—a common Japanese custom—isn't limited to just humans, as this deer proves!

Ghibli's Newest Video Features a... Rice Ball?

This adorable Ghibli rice ball appears in a charming story told over several new video clips.

Thieving Anteater Gets Caught Red-Handed!

This anteater really goes out of his way to try and steal other animal's food!

5 Creepy Japanese Film Remakes From the West

Whether you've seen the Japanese originals or the inspired versions from the States, these horror films take creepy to a whole new level.

Dive into a Daiso

Take a four-minute tour through all the weird and wonderful stuff at Daiso, Japan's largest ¥100 chain.

Each of the Days — 'Remains'

Japanese metalcore band Each of the Days ponders life, death, longing and loss in its cinematic music video for 'Remains.'

Adorable Cat Needs a Chat Before His Catnap

This cat that won't fall asleep until his owner chats with him is the animal we all wish we could have!

5 How-To Vids for Bakers on a Budget

The ¥100 store always has incredible goods on offer, and with these five videos you'll learn how to make delicious treats and impress your friends while saving loads of cash.

Miyavi Releases New Album 'Fire Bird'

International musician and actor Miyavi released his first album in over a year, 'Fire Bird,' on August 31.

Interview with Hakata Idol Group HR

HR, or Hakata Reboot, aims to 'reboot' Hakata with a burst of energy!

Spice up Your Life with 5 Healthy Ingredients

Ever wonder why Japanese people live longer than anyone else on the planet? Their diet seems to do the trick, as fermented products with digestion aids and probiotics make up their daily dishes. These videos will show you healthy ingredients worth a try!

The 4 Scariest Japanese Horror Games

These Japanese video games aren't just scary to play—they're terrifying!

Chow Down on Some Homemade Mosaic Sushi

It seems that sushi isn’t just delicious anymore! Creative types online have transformed this classic staple of Japanese cuisine into Instagram-ready art!

Japan's Largest Desert

Japan has a desert? That's right! The Tottori Sand Dunes are Japan's largest desert, a 16 kilometer by 2 kilometer (9.9 x 1.2 mi) strip of sand located on the Sea of Japan.

Japanese Fairy Tale Legends VS. Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is one of the most popular cartoon characters in Japan, but 80 years ago that certainly wasn’t the case, at least not according to a 1934 propaganda film that cast Mickey as an evil invader that’s come to terrorize a happy island community.

3 Ridiculously Cute Animal Destinations

Check out these three adorable destinations just for animal lovers!

These Workers Put the Pro in Professsional

This video of Japanese professionals displaying some amazing feats will make your jaw drop!

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