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.
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5 Paris Eateries Starring Japanese Ingredients

5 Paris Eateries Starring Japanese Ingredients

While France is certainly home to amazing cuisine, these five highly recommended Paris restaurants and venues are in a class of their own, featuring fresh and tasty ingredients from Japan for an authentic Japanese culinary experience.

Hong Kong Eateries Using Japanese Ingredients

Hong Kong Eateries Using Japanese Ingredients

If you're heading to Hong Kong, you've got to check out these 10 highly recommended restaurants in Hong Kong’s unrivaled international food scene that feature ingredients from Japan.

Top 13 Japanese Eateries & Cafés in Portland

Top 13 Japanese Eateries & Cafés in Portland

Allow us to introduce 13 carefully selected restaurants, cafés and shops in Portland that use Japanese ingredients to deliver true Japanese flavor.

7 Taiwan Eateries Using Japanese Ingredients

7 Taiwan Eateries Using Japanese Ingredients

Allow us to introduce seven popular restaurants from Taiwan’s impressive food scene that use ingredients from Japan to deliver culinary masterpieces.

6 Spots in Taiwan to Enjoy Japanese Spirits

6 Spots in Taiwan to Enjoy Japanese Spirits

Check out these six great bars, 'izakaya' restaurants, sake shops and other venues that specialize in sake, whiskey and more from all over Japan, bringing the deep culture of Japanese spirits to Taiwan.

7 Sweet Spots in Taiwan to Get Food from Japan

7 Sweet Spots in Taiwan to Get Food from Japan

From confectioneries to fruit markets, bakeries, cafés and more, we're going to introduce seven great spots in Taiwan to buy foods from all over Japan.

Finding Fresh Japanese Ingredients in Bangkok

Finding Fresh Japanese Ingredients in Bangkok

From meats and fish to vegetables and fruits, here are our top picks for supermarkets in Bangkok offering fresh seasonal ingredients from Japan.

10 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in Bangkok

10 Authentic Japanese Restaurants in Bangkok

Come along as we introduce a selection of great restaurants from Bangkok’s large Japanese dining scene that use fresh ingredients from Japan to deliver authentic Japanese flavor.

8 Bangkok Restaurants with a Japanese Twist

8 Bangkok Restaurants with a Japanese Twist

With a wide selection of dishes that please both the eye and palate, these eight popular and multinational restaurants in Bangkok feature delicious cuisine prepared using Japanese ingredients.

8 Authentic Sushi Restaurants in China

8 Authentic Sushi Restaurants in China

We introduce 8 great Beijing and Shanghai restaurants offering authentic Japanese sushi made with fresh seafood imported from all over Japan.

Command an Eva from an Entry Plug in Shinjuku!

Command an Eva from an Entry Plug in Shinjuku!

Have you ever wanted to sit in an Evangelion entry plug and fight Angels? How about charging up a 'kamehameha,' with real force feedback? Head to VR Zone Shinjuku, just opened in July 2017!

Capturing Tohoku's Summer Passion

Capturing Tohoku's Summer Passion

In 2017, All About Japan sent a team up to Tohoku to capture some this northern region's summer vibe. From its craggy coasts and crater lakes to plunging falls and samurai festivals, there was plenty of energy to go around!

Hot Spring Hopping in Fukushima

Hot Spring Hopping in Fukushima

'Only in Japan' heads out on an epic Japanese hot spring adventure—exploring 13 hot spring towns around Fukushima Prefecture!

Traditional Japanese Inn Experience

Traditional Japanese Inn Experience

From the 'tatami' room to the kitchen and dining room, Only in Japan presents the story of the traditional Japanese inn, or 'ryokan.' If you want to travel Japan like a local, this is the way to do it!

AAJ Adventures: Jodogahama

AAJ Adventures: Jodogahama

Follow Wendell on his next AAJ Adventure as he makes his way to Jodogahama, part of our Tohoku video series, for one of the most gorgeous coastal views in Japan.

All About Karaoke

All About Karaoke

The five Ws about Japan's real national pastime.

4 Americans on a Mission of Tohoku Discovery

4 Americans on a Mission of Tohoku Discovery

The JNTO's New York branch sent four Americans to northeastern Japan on a mission of discovery. The result? Check out their four lovely videos to find out why they call Tohoku 'Something different, something fresh. Really a special place.'

Kanjigram: An Adorable Way to Learn Japanese

Kanjigram: An Adorable Way to Learn Japanese

Film director and animator Ayako Hiroki, a graduate of the College of Art and Design at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, is using her knowledge of 3-D animation to make studying Japanese a lot more lively through her amazing Kanjigram videos.

Top 5 Luxurious KAI Ryokan Inns Across Japan

Top 5 Luxurious KAI Ryokan Inns Across Japan

Explore the natural beauty of Japan’s hidden luxuries at one of these splendid traditional Japanese inns.

Hungry in Aomori? Find Delicacies in Hachinohe

Hungry in Aomori? Find Delicacies in Hachinohe

Harvests in Hachinohe are always abundant, with bountiful crops that are fresh and cheap. So it's no surprise that Hachinohe’s biggest selling point is the incredibly high-quality gourmet foods you can get at an affordable price.

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