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Hisashi Tenmyouya's Imaginary Contraptions

Japanese artist Hisashi Tenmyouya teams with Indonesian husband-and-wife duo Indieguerillas for an exhibition at Tokyo's Mizuma Art Gallery.

Tour a Former Michelin Wedding Spot in 4K

Built in 1935 as Japan’s first wedding complex, Meguro Gajoen is a mini-oasis in the middle of a mostly business district.

Specialty Chopsticks for Ramen Noodles

These Edokibashi chopsticks are especially created for eating ramen without the noodles slipping down between them. Seriously!

25 Things to Do (and Chew) in Tokyo

Self-described foodie Mark Wiens goes the distance in this entertaining video—and unlike many similar lists, this one features a number of attractions that won’t cost a single yen.

3 Cool Countryside Day Trips from Tokyo

We all need a break from the city sometimes. Experience the other side of Japan with these three day trips to the countryside right outside Tokyo.

Photograph Japan With the Michelin Guide

The Michelin Guide is known widely as a rating system for restaurants, but that's not the only type of guidebook created by Michelin. They also produce tourism guidebooks for worldwide travel destinations—great for shutterbugs looking for a fresh angle!

Tokyo's Top 5 Three-Starred Restaurants

Tokyo boasts an incredible 13 three-Michelin-star restaurants. Here are five of the best of the best!

Eat Your Way Through Chichibu

Join Texan in Tokyo on a culinary adventure through the Japanese countryside town of Chichibu!

Rivers & Shaved Ice in Nagatoro, Saitama

Nagatoro in Saitama Prefecture is a lovely place surrounded by the nature of the Chichibuchi region. The natural scenery of mountains and rivers is beautiful, and the somehow wistful site of the mountain villages is relaxing.

First Order Annexes Tokyo Skytree

"Star Wars Tokyo Sky Walk at Tokyo Skytree" opened precisely one month before the Japanese premiere of Star Wars: Episode VII, and will maintain its force-grip on the Tokyo icon until February 2016.

9 Ginza Spots for a Cheap Lunch—Michelin, Too!

Enjoy a Japanese-style lunch at any of these nine Ginza restaurants.

This Restaurant Got a Star in 2 Months

A step-by-step walk through a ten-course meal at Tirpse, a one-star Tokyo French restaurant with real "esprit!"

Tokyo's Top 10 Drinking Districts

Tokyoites rank the best drinking districts for experiencing the 'real' Tokyo.

6 Foreigners Making Waves in the Countryside

Most of the subjects of this story didn't see themselves where they are now—but all of them found something incredible in the Japanese countryside, leading each to develop a unique and indelible bond to the local community.

Suit Up and Prepare for Battle!

You can't help but get into the samurai spirit after visiting the Samurai Museum in Shinjuku's Kabukicho district!

Video: 1,840 km of Japan in 14 Days

From Hiroshima to Nikko and all points in between, this four-minute video covers a whole lot of ground!

Spanish Street Artist Leaves an Exquisite Mark

During the month of June, 2015, Spanish street artist Pejac was traveling through Asia installing whimsical, captivating and sometimes provocative street art.

3 Magical Ghibli Hikes

Hayao Miyazaki’s animation has touched the hearts of old and young time and time again. The films produced by his incomparable Studio Ghibli often depict beautiful countryside scenes, some of which were inspired by real hills and mountains in Japan.

Michelin Guide Tokyo 2016

Tokyo has maintained its title as the world's most Michelin-starred city—but more importantly, for the first time in history, a ramen shop has received a Michelin star!

6 Incredible Spots for a Run in Japan

These spots in the Japanese countryside will make you want to break out your running shoes!

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