All About Japan

All About Japan Authors

  • 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 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.

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sister site to JRock247, NekoPOP features reviews, interviews and commentary for J-Pop, idols, dance and other cool things from Japanese pop culture. Owned and operated by Resonance Media, its writers include a selection of DJs, music managers and others with a deep interest in Japan's music scene.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DINKtravelers is your world travel guide with updated information about destinations, travel tips, benefits & discounts vouchers, photos, fun facts, maps and traveler reviews. We’re an inclusive world of endless possibilities.

  • I first came to Japan in 2004, and have lived in different areas of Japan before moving to Osaka. I'm a teacher, editor, and singer here, performing almost every other month. I'm also interested in writing and photography (especially product pictures and animals), as well as stop-motion animation, cooking and video games.

  • 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.

  • All About's Hokkaido expert. He's also got a thing for feng shui.

  • 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).

  • Chiara is a travel specialist and writer currently residing in Tokyo. Her complete lack of sense of direction leads to many happy finds during her travels and endless walks around Japan.

  • Ibaraki, Tochigi and Gunma Prefectures are located in the northern part of the Kanto region. In addition to boasting easy access from Tokyo, these prefectures are known as popular tourist destinations, blessed with nature, hot springs and historical culture. Discover the wonder or three prefectures in North Kanto!

  • I learned cooking from my mom at a young age. She cooked for us every night and I still get very excited when I visit my home in Japan because I can eat her delicious meals. The name Just One Cookbook came from my passion to make "just one cookbook" for all my family recipes, so I can save all the recipes my family enjoys in one place and then one day pass them on to my children.

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