All About Japan

Like Father, Like Son

This anime artist turns his young sons' sketches into awesome character designs.

Sorry Gents! Galentine's Day Is for the Girls

Seems like some Japanese girls out there prefer to enjoy yummy chocolates on Valentine's Day with female friends!

A New Approach to Flower Arrangement

Artist Anju Miyawaki has a new and unique way to create "ikebana," the Japanese art of flower arranging, with her exhibition titled "Flat Ikebana."

Introducing the Ultimate Gaming Chair!

Ever gamed for too long only to have your back suffer? No worries—this chair's got your back... er, front!

Kyoto's Gold Pavillion Glitters in the Snow

Heavy snowfall transforms Kyoto's most popular landmarks, like Kinkakuji and Fushimi Inari-Taisha, into wintry wonderlands!

The Cat's out of the Bag... or Box!

Come along with us as we take a look inside Neko Box, a subscription service that delivers quality goods from Japan monthly to your doorstep. What mysteries lie within? Let's find out.

Why You Should Get a Line Pay Card Now

Are you really tired of paying those cash-on-delivery fees every time you order something online because no credit card company will accept you? If you have a Japanese phone number, the solution is right at your fingertips!

The Sound & the (Lack of) Fury of Japan

While we know that silence is definitely golden in Japan, there is, on the other hand, an interesting relationship to noise here.

2 Sparkly Exhibitions Are Shining in Tokyo

If you happen to admire sparkly, shiny objects, and you live in Tokyo, you’re in luck thanks to these two exquisite exhibitions!

Sushi Kit Kats: Not Just an April Fools' Joke!

Good news for Kit Kat fans! Kit Kat Chocolatory is celebrating the opening of their Ginza store with gifts of sushi-flavored Kit Kats, but for a limited time only!

Artist Imagines Fruits & Veggies in the Future

A Japanese art student used his senior thesis to show off 10 different fruits and vegetables in cylindrical form, each consistent to its original size, to make a bold statement about the future of food.

Matto's 'Tokyo Storefront' Illustrations

Mateusz Urbanowicz is a Polish artist making his living here in Japan as an animator and artist. And when he's not working on hit films, like "Your Name," he's working on his own projects. One cool example are these fascinating Tokyo storefront drawings!

How to Hang Out in a Hangar at Haneda

Located just one stop away from the International Terminal at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, the JAL Sky Museum is a free, comprehensive, hands-on introduction to the entire commercial aviation industry.

Mechanical Pencil Lead Sculptures Defy the Eye

Simply titled "Lines," this series of minimal, geometric sculptures created by art student Maho Takahashi only uses two materials, lead and paper, to create three-dimensional shapes along with two-dimension lines.

Top 10 (Non-Chocolate) Valentine's Day Gifts

In contrast to many Western countries, Japanese girls give chocolate to their crushes on Valentine's Day. Besides chocolate, can you guess some of the other fantastic options to give your guy?

The Only New Year's Postcard You'll Ever Need

Japanese artist Feebee has created an 'ukiyo-e' woodblock print of an imaginary beast combining all 12 zodiac animals. Doesn't matter if it's the Year of the Rooster, Horse or Dragon, you can always send this print for the New Year!

Drip, Drip, Drip Goes the Green Tea

Calling itself the world’s first hand-drip green tea shop, Tokyo Saryo is now open for business in Tokyo.

Ramen: An Edible & Knittable Material

Although it might not keep you warm during the coldest of winters, this scarf will certainly turn heads.

How to Find Love in Japan

You can find just about anything in Japan, from dancing robots to maid cafés! But what about love?

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