All About Japan

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!

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 Fan Recreates Super Mario World 1-1

One amazing artist lovingly illustrated a favorite stage from the "Super Mario" series, and brought it to life in an incredible way!

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!

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.

Okonomiyaki Burrito: Only in Osaka

Taco Bell Osaka branches are now selling okonomiyaki burritos, a fusion of flavors so crazy it HAS to be delicious!

Word Magic & Flights of the Imagination

Children’s author Eiko Kadono, who won the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2018, discusses her creative environment and behind-the-scenes stories related to writing works such as her most famous book, "Kiki’s Delivery Service."

The Modernization of Japanese Bathhouses

Traditional Japanese bath houses in Tokyo are looking to boost their profile among younger and international clientele with the help of a popular Japanese fashion brand.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Starbucks Releases 2019 Cherry Blossom Merch

'Tis almost the season, which means it's time for Starbucks Japan to release another round of cherry blossom merchandise!

Experience a New Hanami in Awesome Sakura Pool

This cool sakura-themed bar is set to open on March 22, 2019, which coincides with the predicted bloom date for cherry blossoms in Tokyo!

Monkeying around at Takasakiyama Monkey Park

Get up close and personal with the monkeys of Taksakiyama! Here, you can meet wild monkeys and learn about their lives in the mountains of Oita Prefecture.

Hello Kitty Coming to Converse Sneakers!

The world's cutest (and perhaps busiest) cat is coming to Converse sneakers, one of the world's best known international shoe brands.

Capturing the Perfect Pink of Sakura

The pastel pink of Japan's cherry blossoms paints the country for nearly a month in spring. One artisan has spent years trying to capture this color from nature and use it to dye fabrics.

Studio Ghibli Goods Catch 2019 Sakura Fever

A Japanese retail chain dedicated to selling official Studio Ghibli merchandise is ready to debut their 2019 cherry blossom season goods!

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.

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!

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