All About Japan

All About Japan Authors

  • I moved to Japan in 2013 for my Ph.D in International Relations at Waseda University. On the side, I write all kinds of things: novels in Italian, live reports on the Japanese rock and Visual Kei scene, and articles about other fun stuff you can see and do in Japan.

  • 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).

  • 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 33 of Japan's 47 prefectures (14 to go!). When I can get out from behind the editorial desk, I take photos, do bits of theater and practice German longsword.

  • Sister site to NekoPOP, JRock247 features reviews, interviews and commentary for Japanese rock, punk, metal, hardcore, visual kei and indies bands.

  • Anydoko is a travel video channel dedicated to the visual experience of travel. It’s about the interesting and the too-good-to-miss, the unknown and the unexpected travel experiences all around us. We’re all about delivering rich travel inspiration to our viewers through our original travel videos series about great destinations all over the world.

    Anydoko is a combination of the English word ‘any’ and the Japanese romanji ‘doko,’ which means 'where.' Together it becomes: 'anywhere.'

  • 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

  • Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, RocketNews24 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Masayoshi Sakamoto is a Japanese writer and translator based in Toyama. He writes news and columns for a number of publications and web magazines, including All About Japan. He contributes to All About as its Kurobe-Tateyama guide.

  • Art of life & travel; local vs. foreign. It's me, it's not me; but definitely for you. #Followme, together we tell a story.

  • Coming up on five years between Tokyo and Taiwan. I like to look at the simple little details in life. Chat, say whatever!

  • Originally from Melbourne, Lucy recently quit her job as a music writer to live in Japan because, why not? Between freelance writing and traveling she's been dabbling in film and some very amateur film photography you can check out on her Instagram.

  • I'm a freelance writer currently working in Japan. Teaching is what I do. Music is what I love. Producing and DJ'n are both passions of mine.

  • Whether you know exactly where you want to go, or you are looking for some ideas, Veltra has over 4,500 tours and activities around the world waiting for you to discover. With new destinations continually added, Veltra will change your life one visit at a time. In fact, by simply re-arranging the letters, you'll find that "Veltra" becomes "travel!"

  • Highlighting the best clips and entertainment news from Japanese TV, including movies, idol groups, anime, video games and more!

  • Full-time anthropologist, wannabe translator. Lover of books, movies, nature, and cats, with a penchant for pop music and Japan. Keyword: curiosity.
    Originally from Italy, now living in London, but currently doing research in Tokyo. Basically on the go.

  • I live in Kawasaki, just outside Tokyo, where I work as an English teacher and freelance writer. I spend most of my time studying, reading comics, watching movies, and gaming. I love to travel, eat good food, and drink.

  • Donald Ash is an ATLien expat who has been living in a Japanese time warp for the last seven-plus years. While in aforesaid time warp, he discovered that he absolutely loves writing, blogging, and sharing. Donald is the creator, writer, designer, editor, programmer and occasional bad artist of thejapanguy.com blog (yeah I know... way too many hats huh?). Wanna know more about this guy? You can find him at thejapanguy.com!

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