All About Japan

Top 10 Ice Cream & Popsicle Brands in Japan

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

5 Weird & Wonderful Tokyo Cafés

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

From Chocolate Wrapper Drab to Totally Fab

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

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.

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.

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!

Watermelon Meets Bread in Cubic Form

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

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.

Craving Matcha Infused Goods? Come to Osaka!

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

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!

Top 5 Kansai Souvenirs for a Sweet Tooth

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

Get Your Hands on Cute Cat-Shaped Bread Slices

This kitty-shaped bread is the greatest baked good to hit the shelves since sliced bread!

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!

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.'

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.

The 5 Best Ways to Eat Chocolate in Japan

Belgium and Switzerland aren't the only places to get amazing chocolate.

East Meets West With These Sweet Eats

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

Snack on Geisha-Shaped Sweets in Kyoto

While coming across an actual geisha or 'maiko' apprentice is pretty rare in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, you can meet and eat a geisha-shaped sweet.

These 4 Traditional Sweets Will Take You Back

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

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?

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