All About Japan

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!

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!

Taste Ichiju-Sansai in a Real Japanese Home!

KitchHike is a great site for experiencing local food on your travels, right in the kitchens of local cooks! Here are some fantastic 'ichiju-sansai' meal option from cooks all around Japan.

Dinner & A Show—Ninja Style

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

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!

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.

Get Your Paws on a Kitty Parfait

With its delicious ice cream parfaits in the shape of plump white felines, this Kyoto eatery gives a whole new meaning to 'cat café.'

Amazing Anime Pancake Art!

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

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.

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.

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!

Michelin-Starred 'Kaiseki' Cuisine in New York

In collaboration with the Tsuji Culinary Institute in Osaka, David Bouley's Brushstroke offers traditional Japanese multi-course cuisine for the Tribeca area.

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!

Find Food Heaven in Hokkaido

Please, please eat something before watching this video about what to eat in Hokkaido. You've been warned.

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.

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!

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.

The 6 Weirdest Bars in Tokyo

Tokyo revels in themed entertainment, and the city's bars are no exception. We've outlined some of the wildest, strangest, and most off-the-wall bars for you!

Fishing-Culture Inspired Restaurant

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

Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate

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

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