All About Japan

7 Reasons to Experience New Year's in Japan

After the romance from Christmas Eve has settled, Japan turns to the New Year's holiday as a time of family reunions and traditions that you won't want to miss!

What Time? Kanji Time!

Strut the streets of Tokyo with this high-fashion kanji watch.

Get Comfy in Hakama Pants

Whether you're lounging around at home or heading out for a night out on the town, these samurai-inspired pants are the perfect addition to your closet.

Window-Shop Chic in Omotesando

Get your eyes and wallet ready for an elegant journey down Tokyo's top shopping street.

The Year of Kimono has Arrived!

Seeking out a kimono that's woven with vibrant colors and modern designs? Look no further than Harajuku's Laforet!

Making Waves in the Fashion World

The 2016 spring collection from Russian designer Alena Akhmadullina draws inspiration from an unlikely source: a world-renowned ukiyo-e artist.

7 Cool Traditional Japanese-Style Gifts

Looking for just the right gift during the holiday season? Why not give the gift of something unique you could only get from Japan!

Spoil Yourself with New Year's Mystery Bags

If you’ve ever visited Japan or Japanese online shops around New Year's, you’re bound to have seen some mysterious bags called 'fukuburo' appearing on the shelves. Read on to find out how to get the most out of them!

Keep Your Neck Warm with a Cat Scarf!

Don't worry, it's not made out of cats—but a purchase could actually help one.

Tokyo’s Top 3 Outlet Malls

If you're in need of a shopping spree, give Shibuya and Ginza a pass and head to one of Tokyo's great outlet malls.

Spruce Up Your Home with Kyoto Incense Sticks

These Shofuan incense sticks come in one of 12 boxes, each matched to the seasons and events of Kyoto.

Sushi Socks!

Ever since Aomori-based sock maker Sukeno began selling these amazing socks, they’ve blown up all over the country.

In the Name of the Moon... Accessorize!

Unlike Sailor Moon and the Scouts, you won't need to play an arcade game to win these accessories.

Doraemon & Hello Kitty United at Last!

Japan's two most famous not-quite-cats have teamed up for a line of character goods that will have every fan running for their nearest Sanrio store!

Bundle Up this Winter with a Samurai Coat

Strut the streets of Tokyo in a modern take on a traditional Japanese garment.

Samurai Attire for the Modern Gentleman

Save your suits for another day! Wazigen Shizuka has released its new line of modern hakama and yukata styles, and you won't believe where some of the inspiration came from!

Madoka Magica-Inspired Apparel & Accessories

Dresses, bags, skirts, rings and more!

Brave the Cold & Speed-o'-Sound Sonic

Stay warm this winter with this stylish One Punch Man winter beanie.

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