All About Japan

Let the Power of the Clow Dry Your Hair

The Cardcaptor Sakura Sealing Wand will blow dry your hair without the aid of the Windy card.

6 Tips for Shopping in Japan

Japan is definitely not short of shopping malls and arcades, and you're bound to wind up in a store amazed at the amount of cool stuff you can buy! Here are a few tips to guarantee an amazing shopping experience while in Japan.

9 Cleaning Supplies from the ¥100 Store

These inexpensive products are perfect for your New Year's cleaning!

Turn Heads with Some Eye-Popping Accesories

This Japanese fashion designer gets rather creative with her bags and scarfs, creating bold fashion statements!

These Kimono Sashes Are Out of This World!

From lounging felines to deep space imagery, this traditional Japanese clothing retailer is bound to have the perfect 'obi' for you!

3 Classic Souvenirs from Toyama

When shopping for souvenirs on your first tour of Toyama, you may not be able to make a quick decision about which to select. Here are three representative Toyama souvenirs that can help you make your choice!

The Purr-fect Yukata for Cat Lovers

Wear your love for cats on your sleeve, and even across your entire body, in the form of a beautiful 'yukata,' or lightweight kimono.

Pocket-Sized Tatami Mats

These ingenious products give a fresh spin on traditional Japanese flooring.

4 Cool & Classic Souvenirs from Japan

‘Cool Japan’ is a government-sponsored campaign to promote Japan internationally through local products. And we've got our own ideas for some 'cool' and classic souvenirs!

Top 6 Souvenirs to Take Home from Kyoto

Kyoto's deep history makes it one of the best places in Japan to find old-fashioned crafts and handmade goods you won't find anywhere else.

Where to Buy Cheap Stuff around Tokyo

Because shopping in Tokyo isn't only for the spendthrift, but also for the budget-conscious buyer, we give you a lowdown on where to get good stuff and great deals in and around Japan's capital city.

BCBGMAXAZRIA Ginza Flagship Opening Reception

BCBGMAXAZRIA, the famously chic Los Angeles-based, high-end fashion brand, opened its largest Japanese flagship store in Ginza on March 6, 2016.

4 Shoes Your Inner Ninja Will be Dying to Get

The iconic split-toed 'tabi' boot steps out of the ninja scene and into the world of sneakers in this roundup of awesome footwear designed for the street.

5 Tax-Free Shopping Facts

Here are some helpful facts about Japan's tax-free shopping program to help you during your next shopping excursion!

Survival Japanese for Shopping

Since most shop clerks don't speak English, it's very useful to know a few sentences in Japanese to get what you want!

Go Treasure Hunting in a Porcelain Warehouse

Ready for a memorable shopping spree? Try a 90-minute treasure hunt for as much Japanese pottery as you can carry!

4 Notable Tokyo-Centric Omiyage

Tokyo is an international metropolis and the buzzing center of Japan. While there's lots to choose from, here are some interesting 'omiyage' (souvenir) ideas that exemplify the big city!

The Ultimate Samurai Pants

It might not be as tough as armor, but these leather samurai pants sure are fashionable!

A Select Shop in a Basement Parking Garage

Interested in a new shopping experience? Then visit Tokyo’s hippest new select shop located in a basement parking garage!

47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!

Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!

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