All About Japan

All About Japan Authors

  • I'm a Northern Irish English Teacher and freelance writer living in Tokyo. I love reading, exercising, playing video games and travelling around Japan when I get the chance. I spend much of my time eating Japanese food and wrestling with my dodgy Japanese language skills.

  • Kansai-based freelance writer from the UK, who moved to Japan on a working holiday visa in 2017. Hobbies include travelling, yoga, reading, and attempting to master Japanese!

  • I’m a current eikaiwa (English conversation) teacher who loves to travel. When I get some of that coveted time off, I like to explore as much of Japan as possible! In my free time I take photos, do digital art, and practice my kanji through the art of Japanese calligraphy.

  • Highlighting Japan is an online magazine published once a month by the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan, aiming to help readers better understand Japan today.

  • Drawing from an extensive multicultural database and resources, Spoon & Tamago attempts to comprehensively cover all aspects of Japanese design, from fine art and architecture to product and graphic design.

  • Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SoraNews24 is a bilingual news blog. Since our humble launch in 2008 we’ve built a massive fan base by reporting the interesting, strange and random.

  • I'm a writer from the North East of England living in Yamaguchi. When I'm not bashing my head against the keyboard I'm making YouTube videos or teaching English.

  • We love Japan, and we hope we can help you find something you can love about it, too! We're always looking for something fun, weird, exciting or intriguing to highlight just how fascinating this place can be.

  • In Japan since 2001, I'm a former ALT trainer who's lived in Shizuoka, Saitama and Tokyo, and visited 34 of Japan's 47 prefectures (13 to go!). When I can get out from behind the editorial desk, I take photos, do bits of theater and practice German longsword.

  • Trip101 is a one-stop guide for travel enthusiasts around the world. Supported by an ever-growing community of travel writers, we provide inspiration and quality content to help facilitate travel in a fun and meaningful manner! Be it destination guides, accommodation reviews or travel tips, Trip101 always shares the freshest, most comprehensive and interesting travel recommendations around the world.

  • Writer, director and photographer based in the Kansai region of Japan. Passionate about finding unique places to travel to, and also the performing arts.

  • Go! Go! Nihon has been helping learners of Japanese live and study in Japan since 2009. As well as helping people find the best language schools for their needs, Go! Go! Nihon also offers insight and tips on life in Japan, Japanese culture, travel in Japan and more!

  • Actor, director and writer calling Japan home for the past seven years. Lover of the stage and all things Final Fantasy. Hobbies include drawing, gym, and cooking (but not simultaneously).

  • Products and culture from Japan are steadily becoming a part of New Yorkers' lives today, and it is our mission to provide the best guide to Japanese culture. CHOPSTiCKS NY features articles on the current atmosphere in Japan and Japanese culture in NY, along with over 800 listings of restaurants, grocery & liquor stores, beauty spas, healthcare and more.

  • Time Travel Turtle is a travel blog by journalist Michael Turtle that explores the culture, history and people of the world.

  • I’m a full time travel blogger, and (I’m proud to say) a multiple award-winning one; I’ve been named Travel Blogger of the Year four times in the past three years! I love writing, I love travel, I’m addicted to social media, and most of all – I love running this travel blog. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have turned my passion into a career! My mission is to do more than travel the world; I want to really get to know it.

  • NIPPON TV NEWS 24 JAPAN is the English news service of Nippon Television Network, Japan's leading broadcast network. This page provides a selection of the latest news and other stories to keep you informed about what is happening in Japan.

  • Japanophile, engaged in translation, interpretation, journalism, food tours, modeling, acting, and voice acting.

  • After working as an editor for Summit Media, the leading publishing company in the Philippines, I went to business school in Tokyo to prepare for the building of my future social enterprise that combines the elements of my Creative Source, Travelvocacy, and Ministry of Food. Nowadays, while learning Nihongo, I’m writing my memoir Made in Japan, while hosting and cooking for the PhilippineRoving Restaurant, promoting cultural exchange in Japan. My favorite words are write, eat, travel, yoga, and

  • Sam Rider is a sports, fitness and travel writer, based in London. He's written for The Telegraph, The Guardian, National Geographic, ESPN, Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Rugby World and Gentleman's Journal, among others. Passionate about rugby union despite the injuries it's caused to his body, he mostly covers the sport to indulge a deep obsession with the game. Find him tweeting at @samrideruk and on Instagram @samrideruk.

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