All About Japan

All About Japan Authors

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • We started as Go! Go! Nihon in 2009 and have been growing ever since. Originally having helped over 5000 long-term students travel to Japan, we realised that some people were still missing out and decided to start running study trips in 2012 combining short-term study and fun-filled activities.

  • Zoooming Japan does what the title implies: it zooms Japan, bringing it closer to everybody and offering a lot of details about the country. The website focuses on traveling in Japan, but also has a lot of other interesting information concerning daily life (e.g. how to obtain a Japanese driver’s license) and culture.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Japanese girls' pop culture: idols, fashion, anime, lifestyle and fun! From the streets of Tokyo to the world, we keep updating various information for you!

  • All About's domestic travel guide.

  • 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.

  • I was born and raised in southern Minnesota and have always dreamed of living in Japan so in 2015 I studied abroad in Tokyo with my husband. I'm currently finishing my undergrad in Minnesota and will move right back to Tokyo as soon as I graduate!

  • 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.

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

  • Vice President of Stonewall Japan, blogger, vlogger and aspiring novelist, Jessica is originally from Kentucky, but has called Japan home for 6 years. Loves to cook and travel in her free time.

  • Bouncing between the U.S. and Japan since 2007 as a student then an English instructor before finally settling into freelance writing, I am a yoga enthusiast and onsenner extraordinaire, having been to more hot springs than you can shake a stick at.

  • We provide videos of Japanese culture and traditional crafts to show people all around the world!

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • When not working, I am a hiker, walker, avid photo-taker, and singer, both in a choir and at karaoke. I also love visiting Japanese temples, shrines, and castles. I have been in Japan since 1998, spending the first 15 years in Tochigi before relocating to Tokyo.

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