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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Get Creative with 5 Cool 'Irasuto-Pan' Recipes

Get Creative with 5 Cool 'Irasuto-Pan' Recipes

Want to add a bit of character to your home-baked breads? Try out these 'irasuto-pan' recipes and create cuteness from crust to core.

5 Baking Tutorials from Bread Channel

5 Baking Tutorials from Bread Channel

Want to become a better baker? Then you 'knead' to check out these five great video tutorials from Bread Channel.

Perfecting the Art of Bonsai

Perfecting the Art of Bonsai

Bonsai master Kunio Kobayashi explains how he came to the art and its growing global appeal—and why you should visit Shunkaen Bonsai Museum in Tokyo!

Save up to 86% with Advance Airfare!

Save up to 86% with Advance Airfare!

Want to travel Japan, but worried about the cost? JAL’s ‘Sakitoku’ advance fares lets you save up to 86 percent on airfare if you book at least 28 days in advance on domestic flights! Here are 12 ideas for places you can go!

Japan—Where Tradition Meets the Future

Japan—Where Tradition Meets the Future

Centered around a slick video of 45 locations across three regions of Japan, the JNTO's new European campaign is a beauty to behold.

4 Japan Bus Options That Won't Break the Bank

4 Japan Bus Options That Won't Break the Bank

While traveling Japan by train is a snap, it can put a hole in your pocketbook after a while. Here are four popular bus options—both for tours and travel—that can save you money while taking you straight to the heart of Japan.

Outstanding 'Overwatch' Origami

Outstanding 'Overwatch' Origami

Let these YouTubers show you how to create your very own goods based on the extremely successful multiplayer game.

Intense Times at the Sanja Matsuri

Intense Times at the Sanja Matsuri

YouTuber Sharla in Japan jumps into the action as revelers compete to shoulder one of Asakusa Shrine's three official 'mikoshi' on the final Sunday of Tokyo's massive Sanja Matsuri.

6 Truly Horrifying Halloween Makeup Ideas

6 Truly Horrifying Halloween Makeup Ideas

Halloween is all about celebrating the creepy, spooky and downright terrifying, and these makeup videos will teach you how to create the most horrifying effects to amaze (and disturb) your friends and passersby.

6 Adorable Japanese-Style Halloween Recipes

6 Adorable Japanese-Style Halloween Recipes

YouTuber Ochikeron has already stolen our hearts with her bento and ramen recipes—and her Halloween ideas have only solidified her vampiric hold.

A Jack-o'-Lantern That Bridges Cultures

A Jack-o'-Lantern That Bridges Cultures

Jack-o'-lanterns might have originated in Ireland, but this pumpkin uses motifs such as flowers, vegetables and fruits that are reminiscent of traditional Thai carvings.

5 Cute Kumamiki Halloween Makeup Tutorials

5 Cute Kumamiki Halloween Makeup Tutorials

Need some ideas for Halloween? Let YouTuber Kumamiki inspire you with these five great videos.

Have You Ever Heard of Kelp Water?

Have You Ever Heard of Kelp Water?

'Kombu' is known for having lots of nutrients and various vitamins and minerals. This time, we'll be showing you a way to easily make delicious, healthy 'kombu' water.

Dive into a Daiso

Dive into a Daiso

Take a four-minute tour through all the weird and wonderful stuff at Daiso, Japan's largest ¥100 chain.

5 How-To Vids for Bakers on a Budget

5 How-To Vids for Bakers on a Budget

The ¥100 store always has incredible goods on offer, and with these five videos you'll learn how to make delicious treats and impress your friends while saving loads of cash.

Japan's Largest Desert

Japan's Largest Desert

Japan has a desert? That's right! The Tottori Sand Dunes are Japan's largest desert, a 16 kilometer by 2 kilometer (9.9 x 1.2 mi) strip of sand located on the Sea of Japan.

Dance as a Camera on Life

Dance as a Camera on Life

For more than 40 years, Kei Takei has been redefining dance in both the U.S. and Japan.

Something Wicked to Tokyo Comes

Something Wicked to Tokyo Comes

Japan’s oldest, largest English-language theater company retells the timeless tale of a man brought low by his lust for power.

7 Prime Presents from the ¥100 Shop

7 Prime Presents from the ¥100 Shop

These great items may only be ¥108 after tax, but your friends and family don't need to know that! And the quality's so good, they probably won't be able to tell!

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