All About Japan

10 Cool Things to Do in Tokyo

From rabbit cafés to sumo tournaments and everything in between, these are the top recommendations from Veltra's adventurous staff to make the most of your trip to Japan's capital!

The Sushi Restaurant Run by Women

Tokyo's Nadeshico Sushi challenges gender roles with kimono-clad, all-female staff.

9 Tokyo Cafés that Love Kids!

High chairs, changing tables, play space and more: these cafés will welcome your kids with open arms!

Minimalist Sushi Shop is All About the Counter

Opened in June 2015, the small and intimate space at Tokyo's Yoshii is defined by a long, continuous reclaimed wooden counter that offers a truly minimal dining experience.

Stylish, Mid-Range Sushi in Nakameguro

Opened in early 2015, Tsumamigui aims to occupy the space between cheap and easy conveyor belt sushi and more formal (and expensive!) sushiya.

Top 5 Chains for Cheap Bento

Super Cheap Japan walks us through their top picks for a cheap bite!

At the 'Anti-loneliness' Moomin Bakery & Café

You don't get the stuffed toys right away, but you also don't have to be lonely to drop by.

Anime Hunks Dominate 'Hana Yori Dango' Café

While the "Flower Four" snacks are a feature, the biggest treats for "Hana Yori Dango" fans are no doubt the life-sized art panels, where you can pose with the hunk of your choice.

AKB48 vs. the Ramen Tower

Ramen Adventures' Brian MacDuckston joins Rena Nozawa from J-pop power group AKB48 to tackle a Tower Size ramen bowl near Tokyo Skytree.

Discovering Sushi on the Odakyu

The unforgettable feeling of walking into an unfamiliar, unknown shop to discover the best sushi you’ve had in your life.

The Cheapest Bento in Tokyo?

We sent our reporter out with ¥500 and a mission: go get lunch, and bring back change. He found what he was looking for in Taito Ward.

The Prodigal Ramen Burger Returns

Now with three shops in New York and another in Los Angeles, Ramen Burger's Keizo Shimamoto opened his first Japanese branch in May 2015, located just a few blocks south of Nakano station on Tokyo’s west side.

Eat the Future with Automated Sushi

While conveyor belt sushi restaurants are also quite common in the West, Japan has brought this kind of eatery to the next level—with automated sushi!

My Little Pony Café (Briefly) Rides into Tokyo

If you’re in Harajuku and looking for your fellow Pegasisters or Bronies, you won’t want to miss this!

Chofu's GeGeGe no Kitaro Café

Kitaro Chaya—literally, Kitaro Café—is done up to look like a traditional Japanese home, the likes of which are often the setting for various Japanese ghost stories.

A Vegetarian Sushi Restaurant in Tokyo!

This shop isn't completely meat-free, but you can make sure that your order is!

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Do you sometimes dream of food? You probably don't dream about it like Jiro.

4 Michelin Restaurants to Reserve in English

Reserve any of these Michelin-starred restaurants using Pocket Concierge.

Japan's 4 Scariest Themed Restaurants

While Halloween may be the perfect time to visit, these four frightening themed restaurants are ready to meet your horror needs all year around.

The Godzilla of Gyoza?!

Two ravenous reporters head to Kaguragazaka Hanten in central Tokyo, an unassuming mom-and-pop restaurant notorious for oversized menu items such as Triple Jumbo Ramen and the fearsome Jumbo Gyoza.

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