All About Japan

Everyday Lolita Fashion

Get the cuteness of Lolita fashion with these five casual (and affordable) brands in Japan.

Aomori Mascot Kills it on the Drums

Playing the drums like a pro is not that easy, but add on a bulky mascot costume as well and you have the makings of a star!

Crack the Mystery of the Black Eggs

Join Grace and Ryosuke as they travel to Hakone and learn where the mystical eggs come from!

17 Awesome Things to Do for Halloween 2016

In a city famed for cosplay and seasonal celebrations, you just know Halloween is going to be epic! And we've got 17 great things lined up for you!

Spike Your Instant Ramen with Some Sweet Sake

For a twist on the instant classic, try adding a bit of rice wine sake for a sweet aromatic flavor.

Pineapple Pen Café Set to Open in Tokyo

From the bright exterior to the unusual themed menu, the world’s first official PPAP café has a number of flash trimmings that fans will love, but you'd better hurry since it's only open for a limited time!

Halloween Costumes in Traditional Japanese Art

Halloween might be a relatively new concept for Japan, but the idea of sporting costumes for festivals is perhaps older than it is in the United States!

Take a Dip in Some Ramen Bath Salts

You may want to refrain from using these yummy-smelling bath powders when you’re hungry!

Finally, Food You Can Accessorize With!

No one wants to have egg on their face—but if you want it on your head, this Japanese company is happy to oblige.

Shinigami Ryuk's 'PPAP' Dance Cover Is Fierce!

Ryuk has a Death Note, a pen and an apple! Who knew this grim reaper had so much soul?!

'Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen' Takes World by Storm

A new Japanese music video about apples, pineapples and pens may just have a shot at becoming this year’s biggest YouTube hit.

Top 10 Themed Halloween Costumes

If you're in desperate need for ideas for your next Halloween party, here are some themes to choose from!

7 Samurai Doing 7 Extreme Sports!

These samurai warriors from Japan are fearless not only in battle, but also on a BMX bike, skis, a pogo stick and on a surfboard.

Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

Travel northwest of Tokyo to see this museum full of rocks that resemble faces—even a few famous ones!

8 Cosplayers Improvise Missing Costume Parts

Find out how a little quick thinking and simple everyday objects can save your day of cosplaying in a pinch thanks to these eight Twitter cosplayers.

8 Things You Didn't Know About Sports in Japan

How often does a sumo wrestler wash his loincloth?

Japan's Fertility Festivals: The Hard Facts

Japan is a festive nation, home to countless different festivals. However, some of them, while safe to visit, aren't exactly safe for work!

Top 7 Weirdest Festivals Across Japan

While it's estimated there are 600,000 festivals in Japan, some are decidedly weirder than others!

Bite into a Purple Ooze Hamburger

Get into the All Hallow's Eve spirit with a dollop of purple sauce on this Lotteria cheeseburger.

Put Your Phone to Rest on a Mini Futon

Not only does this tiny futon hold your smartphone, but it's even bestowed with blessings from the priests at Tokyo’s Anazawaten Shrine.

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