All About Japan

Sake Brewing in Saku

Ever tried sake brewing? Learn how an ancient beverage can give you a glimpse into some of Japan's most enduring cultural traditions in the city of Saku, in Nagano.

Takeout Options for Regional Cuisine in Tokyo

Traveling is off the cards right now, but for those of us in Tokyo, there is still a way to explore Japan through our taste buds with these takeout options!

Flower Power at Takashi Murakami's Bar Museum

You've probably seen the signature bright smiling flowers of artist Takashi Murakami, but now you can enjoy his adorable art at Bar Zingaro.

Yubari Melon Gets Fraction of Last Year Price

The price of high-end Yubari melons fetched only one-fortieth of last season's price at the first auction of the season due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Governor Steps Up Stay Home Request

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko steps up her call on residents of the Japanese capital to stay at home during the Golden Week holiday to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Cute Cat-Themed Do-It-Yourself Doughnut Kit!

There aren’t a lot of universal truths in this world, but one we can all agree on is that doughnuts make any situation better. That includes sheltering in place. if you have doughnuts at home, what possible reason could you have for leaving the house?

Get Fresh Noodles Delivered Right to Your Bowl

Have fun with your food with this in-home version of a slip and slide noodle party.

Get Drunk at an Elementary School Izakaya

Whether you're simply curious about Japanese schools, or just want to get drunk in one, this izakaya has you covered.

Cover Your Face With a Creative Origami Mask

Simply called the Origami Mask, the idea first came to everyone’s attention thanks to an instructional video from a Polish Art school, which quickly went viral online. Not only is it beautiful, but it’s incredibly simple to make.

5 Dishes to Boost Your Japanese Cooking Skills

While it's not ideal, sheltering in place offers a chance for us to improve our life skills, especially cooking. We've got five excellent recipes for you to boost how many Japanese recipes you can make; perfect for your first post-coronavirus party.

Stay Comfy, Look Professional with WFH Pajamas

Business up top, casual down below, these pajamas will look to your colleagues like you're office ready.

Help Local Businesses & Give Back in Japan

Five easy ways to help the local businesses, give back to those in need, and pick up some good deals along the way!

Find a Bit of Zen with Every Bite of Toast

Japanese designer and watercolor artist Manami Sasaki has embarked on a series of creative stay-at-home breakfasts using toast as her canvas.

Tokyo Asks Businesses to Suspend Operations

Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko asks businesses including fitness clubs, internet cafes and nightclubs to suspend operations during the ongoing state of emergency aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus in Japan.

Shop for Your Dream Life at the Loft in Ginza

Ginza's Loft store is attempting to spark a little more joy and awe with items to inspire you every day.

Experience Luxury at the Kit Kat Chocolatory

The Ginza Kit Kat Chocolatory takes the average convenience store Kit Kat and upgrades it to a luxurious experience.

Taste the Perfect Cup of Brewed Green Tea

Did you know that like coffee, green tea changes by the way you brew it? Tokyo Saryo has perfected this art by providing a rotating monthly selection of the finest green tea leaves, which are then brewed by a custom-built drip-brew filter.

Some Businesses Resume Operations in Japan

Some department stores partially reopen while a major electronics firm resumes operations nationwide even as the state of emergency over the novel coronavirus continues.

Taste the Ramen Rainbow at Baby Star Land

At Baby Star Land in Yokohama, you can try all the Baby Star flavors and collaboration products, some fresh out of the fryer.

The 'Doctor Fish' Will See You Now

After a long day walking around and exploring all the tourist attractions, why not rest and revive your feet with a fish foot bath?

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