All About Japan

Unleash Your Creative Side at this Tokyo Café

Sip on a latte while you work at one of seven hands-on stations that let you experience some of the work that goes into creating anime and manga!

5 Tokyo Cafés for Sakura-Themed Treats

Let the atmosphere of the cherry blossom season linger as you enjoy sakura-themed treats and more at these chic Tokyo cafés.

10 Restaurants Serving Mountain-Sized Portions

These 10 dining establishments in Tokyo (and the surrounding area) are not for those whose eyes are bigger than their stomachs.

The Bilingual Epic of a Ramen Adventurer

Brian MacDuckston has devoured more than 1,000 bowls of ramen since arriving in Japan in 2006.

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!

5 Next-level Maid Cafés

Warrior maids, gaming maids, toy maids, magical maids and massage maids await!

5 of Tokyo's Best Set Meals for About ¥1,000

Tokyo doesn't have to be an expensive city, and dining out can actually be a pretty cheap experience—but cheap doesn't mean skimping on quality!

2 Sakura Cupcakes, 2 Very Different Flavors

To show their appreciation for the cherry blossoms, two famous Western bakeries are offering limited-edition 'sakura' cupcakes!

This is One Classy Beef Bowl Resturant!

Despite being a fast food restaurant, one of Japan's best-known beef bowl establishments, Yoshinoya, has opened an upscale restaurant in Tokyo's Ebisu area.

Sip on Sailor Moon-Inspired Drinks

The outer sailor scouts will not only appear in season 3 of Sailor Moon Crystal, but also in parfaits and drinks for a limited time.

Sink Your Teeth into Natural Sakura Ice Cream

Why settle for artificial cherry blossom-flavored ice cream when you can have the full on petals in your tasty, icy treat?

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.

Free Vitamins Offered to Fast-Food Eaters

A clever pop-up shop puts a new spin on nutrition awareness by giving away free vitamins to fast-food eaters.

Drown in Fur at these 5 Cat-Crammed Cafés

Whether you’re tired of jostling elbows at an overcrowded Starbucks or dying to unleash your inner cat lady, nothing beats drinking coffee in a cuddly catmosphere with a jillion furballs.

Where to Buy Cheap Stuff around Tokyo

Because shopping in Tokyo isn't only for the spendthrift, but also for the budget-conscious buyer, we give you a lowdown on where to get good stuff and great deals in and around Japan's capital city.

The 6 Weirdest Cafés in Tokyo

As much fun as it is to gawk at Tokyo's shops and sky rises, it’s just as much fun to stop into a themed café to wet your whistle and enjoy an immaculately presented bite to eat.

Mountain-Sized Servings of Sushi in Ueno

These sushi portions are so big, you won't be able to fit it all in your mouth in one bite!

4 Tokyo Area Restaurants to Enjoy with Sakura

Savor fantastic meals along with beautiful cherry blossoms!

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!

Want to Get a Beer at KFC?

In addition to being the only KFC to serve alcohol in Japan, this restaurant in Takadanobaba ups the ante by adding some rather fancy dishes!

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