10 Japanese Brands You Need to Know
One of the shopping capitals of the world, Japan is often associated with luxury goods. But never fear, this lovely country is a haven for both savers and the spendthrifts! Discover some local fashion and beauty brands you shouldn't miss when in Japan.
Keep Cool in Summer with Sailor Moon Yukata
What better way to stay (and look) cool than with a 'yukata' that represents your favorite characters from the hit series, Sailor Moon?
All About Purikura!
If you're not familiar with the exaggerated features and photographic fun of 'purikura,' you're in luck! This article takes a deeper look at the rise of these 'kawaii' Japanese photo booths, and what to expect when you visit one.
Power Up This Fall With Uniqlo's DBZ Wear
This fall, Uniqlo’s UT designer T-shirt line is launching a new collection of shirts and hoodies featuring Goku, Frieza, and other super-powered martial artists from creator Akira Toriyama’s eternally popular bare-knuckled, chi-blasting action epic.
The Big Tokyo Travel Guide
Tokyo is a city of old and new, where modern skyscrapers rise up from the remains of centuries-old castle walls. The Big Tokyo Travel Guide will help you find whatever you're looking for in Japan's capital city.
Imari Porcelain Jewelry is a Handmade Dream
Created by Japanese designer Haruka Okabe, HiN combines contemporary design with Saga Prefecture's special Imari porcelain.
Wanted: Professional Cosplayers
Dwango, the operators of Japan’s Nico Nico Douga streaming service, want to connect passionate cosplayers with paying jobs.
Uniqlo Pokémon T-Shirt Design Winners
Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo held a worldwide contest, and the winners for the Pokémon-themed contest of 2019 will be on sale this summer!
Where to Shop in Tokyo
From fashion and electronics to books and bargains, Tokyo is a shopper's paradise. If you're searching for tips on where to shop, look no further!
Say 'I Choose You' & 'I Do' With Pikachu
These Pikachu wedding rings and engagement rings are so gorgeous you don't need to be a Pokémon fan to appreciate them... but it helps!
Cool Off in Summer with Ghibli Folding Fans
Studio Ghibli fans can now beat the heat with fans styled after their favorite characters!
Stay Warm and Look Cool in a Kimono Parka
This awesome Japanese kimono parka combines traditional fashion with modern streetwear!
Studio Ghibli Goods Catch 2019 Sakura Fever
A Japanese retail chain dedicated to selling official Studio Ghibli merchandise is ready to debut their 2019 cherry blossom season goods!
Rep Your Prefectural Pride with Cool Necklaces
A Tokyo accessory maker has turned Japan's prefectures into pieces of art you can wear around your neck to show off your favorite location!
Destination Denim: How Jeans Bring in Tourists
Among aficionados, Japanese denim is known for its high quality and meticulous craftsmanship. As international visitors to Japan increases, so too does global interest in Japanese denim production.
Smell Sweet Thanks to Kiki & Her Cat Jiji
Studio Ghibli enters the perfume game with the launch of its 'Kiki’s Delivery Service' body mist line.
Japan-Exclusive Converse's Made with Sakura
Putting these sakura-pink kicks on your feet will help put more cherry blossom trees in Japan’s northeastern Tohoku region.
Pop the Question with a Pokémon Ring!
This solid gold diamond ring—featuring the adorable Pokémon, Mew—will certainly have them saying “I do!"
Japan's 5 Most Trusted Fast-Fashion Brands
Where do you go for fast fashion in Japan? Start with one of these five chains, ranked as the nation's most trusted brands in a survey of over 120,000 consumers!
5 Little-Known Harajuku Styles
Sure, you've heard of lolita and you've heard of 'gyaru,' but have you heard of these new alternative Harajuku fashions?