All About Japan

The Perfect Beer for Shinkansen Fans

Have you been on all the bullet trains featured on these 15 beer cans?

Japanese Alcohol: From Hokkaido to Okinawa

There are more than 1,800 sake breweries and shochu distilleries in Japan. Highlighting Japan has profiled nine leading representatives from Hokkado to Okinawa.

Artless Craft Tea & Coffee

Similar to a Japanese tea room, this café places less emphasis on design and more on high quality hand-roasted tea and coffee.

8 Special Food Items for the Ise-Shima Summit

Celebrate the Ise-Shima region and Mie Prefecture with these eight limited-edition food products from Lawson, ranging from sweet to savory!

A 13-Point Guide to Japanese Alcohol

Walk through 13 of the most fundamental types of alcohol in Japan. You know what's at the top of the list—but do you know the other 12?

7 Ways to Fill Out Your Breakfast for ¥108

While most ¥100 stores offer knickknacks and prepackaged snacks for ¥108 (including consumption tax), Lawson Store 100 offers fresh produce and other products that can actually help you make a meal!

The Motherload of Unique Kit Kat Flavors

Find tons of Kit Kat flavors that you can buy only in Japan at this store that's just a short drive from Narita International Airport.

10 Rare Japanese Sweets & Drinks

Ready for a new adventure? Try your hand at seeking out these 10 rare sweets and drinks in Japan!

4 Health-Conscious Convenience Store Snacks

Watching what you eat? Believe it or not, Japanese convenience stores can help you out!

A Historical Walk Through Japanese Tea

Take a stroll through Kyoto’s Yamashiro region, the historical nexus of Japanese tea production, with a history dating back some 800 years.

A Delicious Way to Beat the Rainy Season Blues

Cool yourself off this June with Starbucks' new limited-edition Frappuccino that promises to be both cheesy and awesome!

Kokedama Ice Cream—Japan’s Next Big Dessert

Believe it or not, this delicious-looking dessert was inspired by moss balls!

Potato Chips—Part of a Complete Breakfast

For breakfast, wash down your toast-flavored potato chips with some... milk-flavored potato chips?!

Veggie Smoothies Ahoy!

Each containing about a dozen fruits and vegetables, these smoothies are taking your local convenience store by storm!

Back with a Chocolatey Vengeance

Starbucks' newest (re)addition to its Frappuccino lineup blends two delicious sweets into one smooth and refreshing drink.

Castles, Gardens & Peach Boys—Oh My!

From Okayama Castle's rare black walls to the charms of Okayama Korakuen Garden, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, there's plenty to see and do in Okayama.

Tokyo's 400-Year-Old Sake Brewery

Check out this gorgeous 4K video and take a look at what it means to have four centuries of passion for sake!

Kiri Cream Cheese Ice Cream!

Since its inception in 1966, Kiri cream cheese has been made specifically for kids. So it shouldn't be too surprising that it would eventually make its way into that other kid favorite—ice cream!

Cantaloupe, Cheese & Chocolate—Oh My!

This new Kit Kat flavor certainly sounds fascinating, but you can only buy it at strictly limited locations!

6 Awesome Lawson Roll Cakes

Regular or frozen, these melt-in-your-mouth roll cakes are the right call at any time of day!

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