All About Japan

AAJ Editorial Team

AAJ Editorial Team

All About AAJ Editorial Team
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.
What I like about Japan
Can we say everything? Everything!
The Incredible Edible Fungus

The Incredible Edible Fungus

An unbelievable look at six products, all made with a little mold!

4 Japanese Wines from The Wonder 500™

4 Japanese Wines from The Wonder 500™

Japan may be more famous for sake and whisky, but these four Japanese wines are sure to delight.

4 Premium Packaged Plants

4 Premium Packaged Plants

This great selection highlights the Japanese art of packaged food, where almost anything can find itself inside a plastic wrapper!

7 Next-Level Soy Sauce Options

7 Next-Level Soy Sauce Options

Everybody knows Japanese soy sauce, but did you know there's more than Kikkoman? Here we take a look at seven premium options from all around Japan.

5 Flavorful Finds from Under the Sea

5 Flavorful Finds from Under the Sea

Here's a wonderful selection of fish from Iwate, Miyage, Tokyo and Chiba.

7 Premium Dashi Ingredients

7 Premium Dashi Ingredients

’Dashi' soup stock comes in several flavors and varieties. Here's a great selection of ingredients to help you create the real taste of traditional Japanese soup in your own kitchen!

How to Make 4 Key Kinds of Dashi

How to Make 4 Key Kinds of Dashi

'Dashi' is a Japanese soup stock or broth that forms the basis of many Japanese dishes. Find out how to make awase, kombu, shiitake and iriko dashi for your Japanese-style meals!

4 Meals Under ¥400!

4 Meals Under ¥400!

Want to know how to eat cheap in Japan? Eat like the locals! Here are some examples of 'fast food' found all over Japan!

3 Incredible Japanese Restaurants in NYC

3 Incredible Japanese Restaurants in NYC

If you're in the New York City area and looking for top-class, authentic Japanese cuisine, from sushi to soba, we've got you covered!

4 of Japan's Lesser-known Liquors

4 of Japan's Lesser-known Liquors

There is much more to Japan's drinking culture than just sake!

Wonders of Japan: Activities Amidst Nature

Wonders of Japan: Activities Amidst Nature

Experience a variety of sports activities carried out amidst nature.

6 Fun Styles of Japanese Shoes

6 Fun Styles of Japanese Shoes

Here's a great selection of Japanese shoes, from traditional wooden soles to split-toed sock-shoes.

Wonder at These 7 Exquisitely Designed Sweets!

Wonder at These 7 Exquisitely Designed Sweets!

Mastering the art of making perfectly crafted items is something synonymous with Japan. And here, even in sweets, that excellence continues.

Top 10 Coolest Things in The Wonder 500™

Top 10 Coolest Things in The Wonder 500™

All About Japan's top 10 coolest items in The Wonder 500™.

Get Sweets & Tea at The Wonder 500™ in NY!

Get Sweets & Tea at The Wonder 500™ in NY!

As you check out an incredible selection of 500 fascinating products from Japan, taste some fantastic Japanese sweets and tea absolutely free!

Ekiben: Symbols of Colorful Local Culture

Ekiben: Symbols of Colorful Local Culture

There was a time in Japanese history when each domain acted practically as its own country. So it's hardly surprising that each area developed its own culture and customs, giving a distinctive flavor and flair to each region.

4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets

4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets

Here are some fantastic cutlery sets that show off Japan's exquisite workmanship.

5 Distinctive Sake Cups

5 Distinctive Sake Cups

As the home of sake, Japan is also the home of the humble sake cup!

Complete Your Kitchen with the Wonder 500™

Complete Your Kitchen with the Wonder 500™

Design your kitchen with most awesome designs from The Wonder 500™!

The Top 8 Stationery from The Wonder 500™

The Top 8 Stationery from The Wonder 500™

These designs can make working at the office—or on your own pursuits at home—that much more enjoyable!

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