AAJ Adventures — Tokyo Auto Salon 2018
Bringing you the best of Tokyo Auto Salon 2018, from the impressive cars to the alluring Can-Gals.
How to Navigate a Japanese Washlet Toilet
If you're confused by all the buttons on a modern Japanese toilet, we're here to decipher all those mystifying symbols.
Self-Driving Bus Test Now Touring Tokyo Roads
SB Drive, a Softbank subsidiary, is putting their new self-driving bus through its next big test: navigating the public roads of Tokyo.
Retro Gaming Havens in Tokyo
In an era where gaming is no longer a niche hobby, there are some who still crave the classic, retro games of yesteryear. Thankfully Tokyo contains a plethora of treasure troves when it comes to classic video games, and we're here to help you find them!
The Incredible History of Nintendo Explained
Thanks to traditional Japanese playing cards, the Japanese mafia and an extendable toy claw, this company transformed itself into one of the most iconic gaming brands in Japan.
Beautiful Bread Lamps Straight From the Bakery
Japanese artist Yukiko Morita combines lighting design and baked goods to create a new home décor trend that's 'on the rise.'
Who Will Win in an Epic Manga Character Brawl?
A new fighting game will pit some of your favorite 'Shonen Jump' characters like Luffy, Naruto and Goku against one another in a crossover brawl of epic proportions.
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!
Step Inside One of Akihabara's Weirdest Shops
A very strange toy shop in Akihabara—an area chock-full of weird shops—sells whacky, bizarre and funny inventions.
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.
Top 10 Museums as Chosen by Overseas Tourists
These collections of samurai armor, ancient artifacts and futuristic technology are sure to pique your interest.
How to Navigate a Japanese Air Conditioner
A handy guide to navigating all of the complicated settings on a Japanese air conditioner—trust us, when summer heats up you'll be glad you read this!
An Innovative 'Nueu' Braille Typeface
A Japanese designer has created a new braille typeface that communicates in unexpected and innovative ways.
Defeat Final Fantasy Bosses on Yamanote Line
Unlock goodies, battle bosses and collect Final Fantasy characters at each of the Yamanote Line stations.
Robot Housekeepers in the Near Future
This housekeeping robot can keep your home spic and span while you're away!
The Origins of the Tough G-SHOCK Watch
Over a hundred million G-SHOCK wristwatches have been shipped for sale to customers around the world since the brand debuted in 1983. This shockproof line of timepieces is a prime example of Japan’s high-quality manufacturing.
Facial Recognition Tech Coming to Narita
Narita International Airport will introduce a facial recognition system to help speed up the boarding process come 2020.
Travel Like a Pro with the WOW! JAPAN APP
With the in-depth info of a guidebook and special discounts and coupons you can use on your trip, the WOW! JAPAN APP is one of the best tools for visitors to Japan!
EVs for the Elderly
In an effort to curb the increasing number of traffic accidents involving senior drivers in Japan, new types of electric vehicles are being developed with the aging population in mind.
'Manifest 99' Rattles into Japan
The award-winning 'Manifest 99,' an ominous and eerie story set on a train inhabited by a murder of crows, is about finding redemption in the afterlife—and is now available in Japan!