New Web Series Shines Light on LGBT+ Community
The new web series 'Tokyo Neighbors' explores what it’s like to be gay in Japan.
Comfy Pajamas Double as Outdoor Summer Kimono
Are you someone who likes to wear your pajamas outside your house? Well now you can wear these stylish pajamas outside your house and also add some Japanese flavor.
Command Your Own Eva & Mario Kart in VR
Warm up those throwing arms, because it’ll take more than a button tap to chuck those Koopa shells and power up an Eva.
Nintendo's Bringing Back Old School Gaming
Nintendo’s new retro Super NES includes a never-before-released game, plus some of the odder elements of gaming in the 16-bit era.
Memorize Kanji With Cute Stop-Motion Videos
These adorable clips and characters will help you memorize kanji symbols and make you smile at the same time.
Stylish Flower Vases Showcase Metallic Beauty
Yokohama Makers Village teamed up with Japanese product designers to create a line of metallic flower vases.
Marvel at Intricate Fruit & Vegetable Carvings
Japan has a rich tradition of food carving, but in the hands of Japanese artist Gaku, the art of fruit and vegetable carving is elevated to a new realm of edible creations!
Kill Time Gaming With Mario at Kansai Airport
Kansai International Airport, the principal international airport close to Nintendo's Kyoto headquarters, lets you start your travel fun right away!
All About ADMT: Advertising Museum Tokyo
To commemorate the 100th birthday of Hideo Yoshida, the fourth CEO of Japanese advertising conglomerate Dentsu, an NPO group called Yoshida Hideo Memorial Foundation opened a museum in December 2002 dedicated to the history of advertising in Japan.
Emoji: An Origin Story
The true meaning of emoji is not as simple as one might think.
Trash to Treasure: $3 Knife Really Worth $100!
Jun, from YouTube channel Jun's Kitchen, enjoys sharpening and polishing knives as a hobby. But he didn't imagine the rusty knife he bought second-hand would turn out to be a hidden treasure.
Take Your Singing to New Heights
Enjoy a round of karaoke on a Ferris wheel with an amazing Tokyo view!
Spruce up the Home With 'Floating' Flower Art
Create the illusion of floating flowers with the Kaki Flower Vase.
Why Is Japanese Customer Service So Amazing?
Many people around the world know about, and expect, warmhearted hospitality in Japan. But what if we tell you the reason why might not be as simple, or polite, as a culturally ingrained sense of respect?
5 Most Expensive Fruits That Are Made in Japan
Fruits in Japan can be expensive when compared to other countries—in fact, five out of the six most expensive fruits in the world are from here! Let's took a look the these costly treats!
Most Livable Cities in the World 2017 Edition
Three Japanese cities made it to the top 25 of most livable cities in the world, and you may or may not believe what is No 1!
From Chocolate Wrapper Drab to Totally Fab
To an artist, inspiration can come from anything, even chocolate candy wrappers.
Looser Rules for Permanent Residency in Japan
Japan has loosened its requirements for obtaining permanent residency to include even more fields of employment. If you're working in the fashion or anime industry in Japan, you too can now apply for permanent residency after just twelve months!
Touching Commercial Highlights Japanese LGBT+
Six Japanese individuals in the LGBT+ community discuss what coming out was like and what they hope to see in the future for LGBT+ rights in Japan.
Japanese Tech Breaking Communication Barriers
Do you ever wish there was an easier way to communicate while traveling abroad? Well, now there is with ili, a brand new translation device!