25 Things to Do (and Chew) in Tokyo
Self-described foodie Mark Wiens goes the distance in this entertaining video—and unlike many similar lists, this one features a number of attractions that won’t cost a single yen.
In Search of Urban Colors
True fall aficionados know that there is some striking natural scenery to be found in Japan’s urban centers as well as in the great outdoors.
Tokyo’s Ginkgo Road is Enchanting in Autumn
This autumn foliage video by Discover Nippon highlights a famous stretch of road in central Tokyo.
Japan: Home of the Lorax?
At Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki, the poofy pink kochia plants of Kochia Hill—all 36,000 of them—look like something from a Dr. Seuss dreamscape in any season.
Autumn Canoe Tour in Gorgeous Gunma
This intriguing video from Discover Nippon takes us to Shimako Lake, a reservoir formed by the creation of Shimagawa Dam in the western part of Gunma Prefecture.
A Japanese Bento Box In New York
A variety of New York-based businesses—from small-scale entrepreneurs to multinational brand names—are gradually succeeding in introducing Japanese bento culture to the world.
Gorgeous Footage of 1940s Tokyo!
While some things have clearly changed, we’re more obsessed with how familiar everything seems.
Japanese Schoolgirl Ninja Parkour
Urban parkour videos are nothing new, but this one took us by surprise with its kickass/kawaii protagonists and nod to the ancient martial art of ninjutsu!
The BBC Investigates Bento
With some Japanese mothers admitting to spending hours each morning on their children’s lunches, how far is too far in the name of kawaii?
The Godzilla of Gyoza?!
Two ravenous reporters head to Kaguragazaka Hanten in central Tokyo, an unassuming mom-and-pop restaurant notorious for oversized menu items such as Triple Jumbo Ramen and the fearsome Jumbo Gyoza.
The Tumbler Bento: Pure Genius!
YouTuber Ochikeron assembles three very different bento-style lunches in plastic travel tumblers. What a great idea!
A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan
The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.
Japan: A Visual Diary
This rapid-fire “visual diary” of flashy 15-second clips is a high-speed crash course in All Things Japan.
Drone Footage of Amazing Islands in Kagoshima
This stellar drone video highlights a corner of Japan that's just about as far from Tokyo as you can get (both literally and figuratively!).
Kyoto in Hyper Motion is Awesome!
What’s the most beautiful city in Japan? Osamu Hasegawa makes a strong case for Kyoto.
Ramen Alchemist Forms Over 600 Flavors
Tokyo-based “Ramen Magician” Kenji Tsukada crisscrosses Japan to source top-notch ingredients.
Ant Man Ramen?
Cute ramen? Who knew? This video tutorial brings kawaii into the kitchen and shows what goes into the tiniest bowl of ramen we’ve ever seen!