All About Japan

Cast Your Vote for the Next Kit Kat Flavor!

Nestlé Japan is calling on Kit Kat fans around the world to nominate and vote for their next flavor on a special English-language website.

Noge: Yokohama's Hub for Cheap Drinks

With some 500 drinking establishments just 10 minutes south of Minato Mirai, the Noge area is 'the' spot to hit for a cheap drink in Yokohama.

Steam Bun-Flavored Kit Kats Are Now Available

The new Kit Kat flavor draws inspiration from a specialty snack traditionally found at Japanese hot springs.

Top 5 Chocolate Snacks in Japan for Loved Ones

Although Valentine’s Day in Japan is said to have become the biggest merchandising opportunity of the year for any confectionary companies in Japan, chocolate is one of the most consumed sweets of all time. Here are five that you'll surely find in Japan.

Support Kumamoto by Purchasing a Kit Kat

After the devastating Kumamoto Earthquake in 2016, Kit Kat has teamed up with the region's mascot, Kumamon, and local farmers to produce a unique Kit Kat flavor.

Permanent Pokémon Café to Open in Tokyo

Missed your chance to eat at the limited-time Pokémon restaurants? The new eatery will be ready for you whenever you come to town.

10 Key Spots to See in the Ise Area

From famous shrines to ninja experiences and sweet-filled shopping streets, there's plenty to see and do in the Ise area of Mie Prefecture.

Shove Your Pie Hole With All-You-Can-Eat Pie

The boutiques in Tokyo’s trendy Harajuku district are nice, but this is our new favorite place in the neighborhood. Only you'll have to hurry since their all-you-can-eat pie deal won't last forever!

Starbucks Unveils 2018 Sakura Drink Line

With cherry blossom season right around the corner, Starbucks is gearing up to start selling their sakura-infused drink line up, which for the first time ever includes a cherry blossom tea.

Starbucks Blends into Edo Japan

Blending seamlessly into this old castle town just north of Tokyo, Starbucks' new Kawagoe location will let you enjoy your coffee with a side of Edo-style charm.

12 Female Sake Brewers Concoct a Bold Project

As fewer than 50 sake breweries in Japan are female-owned, one crowdfunding project is offering a chance to sample brews from a dozen of them.

5 Limited-Edition 'Sakura' Sweets for 2018

Spring brings about new beginnings in Japan—and new sweets, as confectioners celebrate the transient cherry blossoms with 'sakura'-flavored selections!

Sample Some Doughnut & Ice Cream Sushi in NYC!

New York City's culinary world goes topsy-turvy with mint-chocolate-chip sushi and fish-flavored doughnuts.

72 Women Present a Life at One Year Per Second

Using a different actress to show each year of a woman's 72-year life, the maker of Pocky reminds us that life moves fast, but it’s the slow moments that make it beautiful.

Stay Awake With Green Tea-Infused Coffee

Why choose between coffee and Japanese green tea when you can have both in one cup?

The Historical Stores of Ginza

Ginza has been associated with wealth ever since a silver coin mint was established here early in the Edo Period. Quite a few old shops got their start here, making Ginza a great center for some historical shopping!

Katsumata Seicha: Organic Tea on Fuji's Edge

Located in the heart of Japan's premier tea-growing region, Katsumata Seicha traces its tea-making history back to the days of the Warring States Period.

Miyakobashi Shotengai: Tiny, Old-School Bars

If you're up for an adventure, head to this old-school drinking area for a spot of local culture in Yokohama.

This Starbucks has a Japanese Garden!

Starbucks' Uji branch blends in with the traditional landscape of Japan’s most famous tea-growing town—down to the traditional garden on the premises!

Our 8 Favorite Sakura Sweets from 7-Eleven

If you're planning on doing some cherry blossom viewing this spring, these are the eight 7-Eleven sweets you need to bring along!

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