All About Japan

From Chocolate Wrapper Drab to Totally Fab

To an artist, inspiration can come from anything, even chocolate candy wrappers.

10 Very Unique, Very Japanese Kit Kat Flavors

Japan is well known for its crazy Kit Kat flavors, but which are the most 'Japanese' ones?

Soothe Your Throat With... a Kit Kat?!

Containing real throat lozenge powder, this new release is one of the most unusual Kit Kats seen in Japan to date.

These 4 Traditional Sweets Will Take You Back

A quick and easy guide to 'wagashi,' or traditional Japanese sweets.

Watermelon Meets Bread in Cubic Form

Wanting to try cubed watermelon, but having anxiety over the sticker price? Try square watermelon bread instead!

The Wait is Over—Sailor Moon Café is Back!

Munch on a Luna and Artemis burger, or sip on the Forbidden…Smoothie of Haruka and Michiru. No matter what dish you order, it's sure to please your inner Sailor Senshi.

Each Slice in this Dessert Brings a New Scene

Entertain your guests with a sweet Japanese jelly bird that slowly unfurls its wings and flies towards the waxing moon.

Dig into a Shoe Cake, a Pikachu Cake & More!

Hokkaido-based cake artist draws on a wide variety of inspirations for jaw-dropping edible art.

Top 5 Kansai Souvenirs for a Sweet Tooth

Find the sweetest confectionery souvenir options right in the heart of western Japan.

7 Standout Sweets from 6 Prefectures

Because every prefecture has a specialty, keep this 'sweet' list of seven snacks in mind on your next trip across Japan. They're too good not to try!

5 Weird & Wonderful Tokyo Cafés

Go fishing, do some handicrafts or just enjoy a nice cuppa with hedgehogs at these delightfully odd cafés.

Let Them Eat Kit Kat Gateau Chocolate Cake

A cake coated in Kit Kat chocolate is one of several new treats only available at a special Kit Kat Chocolatory store in Tokyo.

Luxurious Cat Café Opens Its Doors in Nagoya

Cat café chain Mocha brings ample ambiance to a new city with the opening of its newest location.

Satisfy Your Sailor Moon Fix with These Cakes

All five Inner Senshi are represented in an out-of-this-world tie-up with magical girl franchise 'Sailor Moon.'

Best Seasonal 'Wagashi' Throughout the Year

Seasonality is a key to Japanese culture. Each season brings exciting and different things to do, see and, of course, eat! Here are our favorite traditional Japanese sweets, or 'wagashi,' for each each season.

Top 10 Ice Cream & Popsicle Brands in Japan

Consider this your treasure map to the wonders hiding in Japanese convenience stores’ cooler cases.

East Meets West With These Sweet Eats

Get to know the wonderful world of Western sweets in Japan.

Get Your Matcha Fix at This Hotel in Kyoto

Craving matcha? Head over to Kyoto Century Hotel for over 100 matcha-infused choices, including nearly 30 different matcha sweets and 50 kinds of ice cream!

Craving Matcha Infused Goods? Come to Osaka!

Your taste buds will surely fall in love with these matcha treats coming this autumn.

5 Favorite Japanese Sweets Among Otaku

Take a look at our list of five sweets for otaku before your next anime binge or late-night gaming session!

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