All About Japan

4 Uniquely Japanese Kinds of Bread

Japan has done with bread what it does with so many outside ideas: adapted it for local consumption. Here are four prime examples of bread concepts that are original to Japan!

Crack the Mystery of the Black Eggs

Join Grace and Ryosuke as they travel to Hakone and learn where the mystical eggs come from!

What Bread or Rice Says About You

Which do you prefer: bread or rice? Your answer may say something about your personality.

Top 5 Japanese Autumn Foods

Autumn is the time to bundle up and enjoy some Japanese comfort food.

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!

Huis Ten Bosch & Sasebo Sightseeing

Check out Kyushu's top theme park along with stunning views and fantastic food!

The Melon Pan of Asakusa

After you're done exploring Senso-ji Temple, duck around the corner to grab some sweet melon pan, one of Japan's oldest bread-based snacks.

Curious About Buddhist Cuisine?

If you've ever wanted to try 'Shojin Ryori' and experience the way monks eat in Japan, we know just the place!

The Big Catch is Cutlassfish

Delicious to eat and fun for anglers on the lookout for something with more than a bit of heft, cutlassfish are a great target for fishing enthusiasts!

Hilarious Nissin & Final Fantasy Mashup

Put together by the Final Fantasy XV development team, this is being billed by its producers as the first-ever official mashup TV commercial in the history of Final Fantasy.

Kimuraya: Home of Anpan

With a history of over 140 years, Kimuraya still produces the first Japanese bread success—a bread confection called 'anpan.'

Make Your Own Dishes from Centuries Past

Impress your friends and family by serving them these Japanese dishes that were popular during the Edo Period.

This Bowl of Ramen Will Have You Seeing Stars

Tokyo is now home to not one, but two ramen restaurants that have received a Michelin star!

2 Simple & Classic Japanese Bread Dishes

Ogura toast is a Nagoya-area staple, while croquette sandwiches can be found at bread shops across Japan. Find out the simple way to make these simple yet delicious dishes!

An 8-Day Journey Through the 'Rising Dragon'

Travel through the 'Rising Dragon' region of Japan, where you'll find ancient shrines, exquisite gold leaf, top-ranked gardens, incredible festivals, panoramic mountain views, plus markets, museums, kabuki and more!

Get to Know the Real Wasabi

Think you're eating wasabi with your sushi? This video just might prove otherwise...

We Eat Mushrooms, But What Do Mushrooms Eat?

While wild mushroom hunting is a well-known hobby in Japan, not many of us know how mushrooms are farmed. Come take a closer look at the cultivation process for one of Japan's most famous mushrooms, the earthy, meaty shiitake.

All About Japanese Bread

A history of Japanese bread and the key varieties you can expect to find in bread shops in Japan.

Bite into a Purple Ooze Hamburger

Get into the All Hallow's Eve spirit with a dollop of purple sauce on this Lotteria cheeseburger.

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