How to Apply to Japanese Language School
So you're ready to take the plunge and learn at a Japanese language school! What's the process like and where do you start? We're here to help.
5 Little-Known Harajuku Styles
Sure, you've heard of lolita and you've heard of 'gyaru,' but have you heard of these new alternative Harajuku fashions?
All About Purikura!
If you're not familiar with the exaggerated features and photographic fun of 'purikura,' you're in luck! This article takes a deeper look at the rise of these 'kawaii' Japanese photo booths, and what to expect when you visit one.
Tokyo Restaurants Too Good to Stay Secret
Secret Tokyo Beyond Sushi: Best Eats & Treats in Japan
Whether you're looking for a bowl of bright blue ramen, want to stand and scarf some quick and delicious noodles or want to watch a live tuna cutting show while you eat fresh sushi, these restaurants in Tokyo have you covered.
Picture-Perfect Hidden Gems in Tokyo
Tokyo is a massive metropolis, with many hidden areas you're unlikely to find in any guidebook. Check out these lesser known spots just begging to be photographed!
Instagram-Worthy Rainy Day Spots in Japan
Believe it or not, there are some places in Japan that are even more beautiful when it rains! Once you see these photos, you'll surely want to visit them and see first-hand!
How Are You Spending Your Golden Week?
Golden Week is Japan's most anticipated holiday—and these Instagrammers give us some great ideas for things to do this holiday season!
Learn Japanese with These 4 Instagram Accounts
Learning Japanese Life in Japan
Learning Japanese has never been easier with the help of these four fun Instagram accounts geared toward key aspects of Japanese study!
Our 12 Favorite ’First Time in Japan’ Photos
First Time in Japan Photography
Every person's first time in Japan is unique and exciting. Here's a compilation of our 12 favorite pics from people who made the journey for the first time!
10 Coolest Sushi Pieces Ever
Sushi has been around for some time, but has really taken off globally in recent years. Chefs, artists, and chef-artists have all taken their culinary and art skills to a new level with these delicious-looking pieces!
6 Key Tools for Passing the JLPT
Here's a list of six simple tools—both physical and digital—that will help you pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test with flying colors!
Wash Anywhere with Toto's Travel Washlet
Toto lets you stay sanitary even when you're on the go.
'Sound Princess' Covers Auditory Embarrassment
Do you ever get embarrassed in public restrooms? Do you ever find yourself flushing, wasting precious water, just to cover up tinkling sounds? Well, you might be interested in this little doohickey!
Get Your Spook On with these Halloween Bento!
With Halloween right around the corner, what better way to liven up your kids’ lives (or your own!) by making cute, delectable little Halloween-themed bento?
These 5 Horror Bento Will Eat Your Appetite!
Could you imagine opening your bento and seeing these creations staring back at you?
The Force is With these 6 Star Wars Bento
How many wookiees can you fit in a lunch box?
Go Chicly Green at these 5 Organic Cafés
Those looking for a more naturally sourced latte can look no further than the Harajuku-Omotesando area.