The Ephemeral Art of Japanese Bathhouses
The artists who specialize in painting Japanese bathhouses are few in number, but their enduring artistic spirit ensures the profession lives on.
4 Inspiring Performing Arts Festivals in Japan
From huge taiko drums to theater performances in Tokyo's artsy neighborhoods, theater, music and dance lovers alike flock to experience Japan's performance festivals.
Become a Ninja at Odawara Castle
The castle closest to Tokyo expands its English explanations and adds a Fuma ninja clan infilitration experience!
Hop on the Catbus at New Ghibli-Themed Bakery
Famous for its Totoro cream puffs, Shirohige's Cream Puff Factory in Tokyo has opened a new location in the same neighborhood as the Studio Ghibli Museum!
Samurai Clean the Mean Streets of Tokyo
A trio of samurai armed with tongs perform as they fight to keep the streets of the metropolis free from litter.
Enjoy the Magic of Moomin at Moominvalley Park
Moomin have migrated from Finland to the Land of the Rising with their very own theme park!
Run with the Foxes at Zao Fox Village
Zao Fox Village in Miyagi Prefecture is home to 100 foxes that visitors can feed, hold and pet!
The Convenience Store with a Bar!
If you're in Fukuoka, you can now enjoy a classy cocktail when you take a trip to pick something up from the convenience store!
Japan's April Fools' Day Roundup 2019
Edible watches, Nintendo switch ups and a handy Lego app all make an appearance on this year's roundup of fantastic news we WISH was true!
Pokémon Meets KitKat in Awesome Animated Ad
The lovingly animated concept video is too good to be true… for now! But it's still quite the sight!
Japanese Artist Creates Awesome Stamp Drawings
Hokkaido-based artist Baku Maeda has repurposed Japanese personal seals and stamps to create some incredible, whimsical illustrations.
Tokyo Capsule Hotel Can Help You Find Your Zen
ZenTokyo aims to fuse the capsule hotel experience with traditional Japanese tea house architecture, so that you can enjoy Zen-like tranquility while you catch your Zs.
7 Unmissable Art Festivals in Japan
From galleries to installations ranging across the scenic Japanese countryside, Japan's art scene is capturing the imagination of visitors and locals alike. Find out about a few of the country's most exciting art festivals and plan a creative escapade!
Sushi Disney Princesses Look Cool & Delicious
One Japanese artist is creating treats that are feasts for the eyes and the tastebuds, using fresh fish from the Seto Inland Sea.
Kawaii Shiba Inu Marshmallows Too Sweet to Eat
Smiling Shiba sweets are the latest offering from Japanese company Felissimo, which is known for its cat-themed merchandise.
ANA Amps Up Emergency Procedures with Kabuki
The Japanese airline ANA has upped their pre-flight safety game with videos that utilize an essential and unforgettable Japanese art.
Otaku Titans Clash: Hello Kitty VS Gundam
It’s time to pick a side in this battle of super technology and super cuteness!
Resort Hotel Chain Loves Dogs as Much as We Do
Regina Resorts is a chain of boutique hotels in Japan, and they have a "Dogs Welcome" policy that is out of this world!
New Trailer for Weathering with You is Awesome
Check out the stunning trailer for the new anime from Makoto Shinkai, famed director of 'Your Name,' and get excited for its July 19 release in Japan!
Japanese Onigiri: Now a Refreshing Beverage?
Onigiri, Japanese rice balls, are one of Japan's most beloved and ubiquitous snacks. A Japanese food products company has released a new version of this staple, in drinkable form!