All About Japan

Check Out this Cute Hello Kitty Café in Himeji

Who would have known Hello Kitty would be nestled so nicely in this cute café, ready to greet you on your way to Himeji Castle!

The Next Stage of Japan's Beloved Pancake

If you're a big fan of Japanese grilled dishes, you won't want to miss this 'teppanyaki' restaurant in Osaka that flips traditional 'okonomiyaki' on its head.

Fishing-Culture Inspired Restaurant

Take a sneak peak inside the designs of Itoman Gyomin Shokudo, a restaurant in Okinawa inspired by local fishing culture.

Sssssip With Care At These 4 Reptile Cafés!

In a country where sipping tea with cats and boozing it up with penguins aren’t (so) out of the ordinary, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that coffee with reptiles is also now an option.

Let the Beef Come to You

This restaurant in Mie Prefecture is serving cuts of premium Matsusaka beef in a rather roundabout way.

3-D Printing Café in Gifu

Try your hand at 3-D scanning and 3-D printing in a café that celebrates Gifu's woodworking traditions.

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.

Amazing Anime Pancake Art!

This Italian restaurant in Kanagawa has perfected the art of pancake anime.

Check Out the Real Kiki's Bakery!

Whether you've seen the Ghibli film 'Kiki's Delivery Service' or not, you won't want to miss this bakery in Oita Prefecture!

A National Who’s Whooo of Owl Cafés

Who wouldn’t want to snuggle up and nestle down in an owl café? We’ve lined up eight adorable and outstanding branches where you can unruffle in peace.

Dinner & A Show—Ninja Style

Where else but Ninja Kyoto Restaurant & Labyrinth can you watch a performer juggle with actual knives?

Top 10 Japanese Hotel Breakfasts of 2016

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and these hotels rated by Japanese tourists on TripAdvisor know how to do it right!

Sweet Sakura-Flavored Treats

Starbucks Japan may have its Sakura Latte, but tea manufacturer Tsujiri ups the ante by offering some of its own tantalizing cherry-blossom flavored sweets!

Treat Yourself to Some Sailor Moon Munchies

A slice of moon magic heaven awaits you at this new Sailor Moon café, but you'd better hurry since it's only open for a limited time!

Udon in Takamatsu

Takamatsu is known as the 'Udon Kingdom,' and you'll find some of Japan's tastiest noodle shops in this Kagawa city.

2 Awesome Owl Cafés in Osaka

Meet lots of different types of owls up close at Osaka's two owl cafés, where you can take pictures and pet these adorable creatures!

Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate

A new Cardcaptor Sakura café gives fans a taste of dishes that overflow with Clow and Sakura power!

4 Purrfect Kansai Cat Cafés

Tired of running around, trying to see all the beautiful temples and castles in the Kansai area? Recharge your batteries at a cozy cat café!

Dining Out in Hiroshima

When eating out in Hiroshima, the first choice has to be Hiroshima-style 'okonomiyaki.'

2 Mouth-Watering English-Speaking Restaurants

Can't order in Japanese? No worries! Here are two restaurants in two of Japan's leading cities that have you covered!

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