All About Japan

The Ultimate Cup Ramen Cooker

Place your cup noodles into this vessel and you'll feel as though you'll be transported back thousands of years.

Rikuzentakata: Where Dreams Go Global

Let's look at how the city of Rikuzentakata is being rebuilt in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011 as the city works toward the dream of becoming a truly global community.

Which Is More Popular: Apple or Samsung?

Apple and Samsung have been fighting for market shares in every corner globally, with both of them having their own stronger markets. How's the competition looking Japan? It's not even close.

Learn to Code Alongside a Cute Maid

This school in Tokyo aims to please maid fans while helping both maids and the students learn a new essential skill set for the 21st century.

New Giant Gundam Statue Is Finally Complete

Complete with transformations from Unicorn Mode to Destroy Mode, this new giant Gundam statue in Odaiba is hands down better than its predecessor.

Restoring Confidence, 1 Grain at a Time

Fukushima rice is bouncing back after March 11, 2011.

Super Cheap Japan: Budget Travel Guide Book

With extensive tax-free shopping, crazily discounted train passes and an unbelievable exchange rate, there has never been a better time to visit Japan. And the brand new Super Cheap Japan book is your ultimate budget travel guide to Japan!

Grandma Proves Art is Timeless

An 89-year-old photographer teaches us all a lesson in lifelong learning, and keeping a sense of humor.

Sing & Learn the Names of Japanese Stations

Rock to the beat of station names and level up your knowledge of Japan’s railway system while you’re at it.

Technology & Nature Grow Together in Tokyo

Tokyo is an incredible mecca of technology and culture, but a design studio is trying to help the city's residents get in touch with their agricultural roots.

Top 10 Museums as Chosen by Overseas Tourists

These collections of samurai armor, ancient artifacts and futuristic technology are sure to pique your interest.

12 Instagram-Perfect Spots Just Outside Tokyo

Tokyo is great, there’s no doubt about that, but sometimes you just want to escape and see another side of Japan. And we’re here to help you do just that with these easy day-trips from Tokyo that are perfect for your Instagram feed.

Can You Solve the Tokyo Metro Mystery?

One part scavenger hunt and one part mind puzzle, these clues will have you racing from one Tokyo metro subway station to the next.

Preview of Tokyo Game Show 2017

Coming to you live from Tokyo Game Show 2017, it's Wendell, the Managing Editor of All About Japan, along with writer Jack and Yoshitaka, our editorial assistant. And we're bringing you along as we take our first look at TGS 2017!

Bonsai Artist Explores the Depths of Tradition

The Japanese botanical artist Makoto Azuma finds inspiration in presenting the natural world in an unnatural way.

Muji Huts Are Back & Ready for Purchase

Previously only available to other businesses, these tiny Muji homes can now be purchased by anyone.

Toto's Toilet Museum Is Flush with History

This is no joke: the improbably elegant Toto Museum presents the innovative history of a device undeniably central to our lives.

Glimpse the Artistic Side of Yokohama

One artistic taxi driver uses photography to capture the everyday poetry of his job.

A Super Cheap Akihabara Tour

Super Cheap Japan has put together an incredible cheapo tour of Akihabara—or 'Akiba,' as they call it here. Follow the recommended route to find all the arcades, maid cafes, manga and anime stores, electronic stores and used good stores that you need!

Giant Robots Battle It out, but Who Will Win?

The giant robot battle between Team USA and Team Japan that was two years in the making finally comes to an end, but it's only the beginning of giant robot fights.

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