All About Japan

An Inexpensive Way to Make Bath Bombs

Why spend money on a luxurious bath bomb when you can make one yourself using ingredients and gadgets from ¥100 store?

Beautify Your Skin with Star Wars Face Masks

These face packs transform you into 'Star Wars' heroes and villains; just the thing to re-moisturize your skin from too much time on dry Tatooine.

Affordable Sailor Moon Clothes Are Back at GU

Low-priced Sailor Moon fashion returns with new winter pieces from Uniqlo's sister brand, GU.

Get Your Hands on Super Mario Bros. Makeup

Japanese makeup cosmetic line Shu Uemura is introducing a holiday collection to look your Princess Peach best.

This Beer Garden is Offering Summer Kimono

Not only do you get an incredible view, a three-course meal and all-you-can-drink alcoholic beverages, but you even get a 'yukata' for an unbeatable price!

Cheap Shopping Stopovers Near Your Tokyo Hotel

When staying around one of the main train stops of Tokyo and Kanto, there's always an opportunity to sneak in some shopping time. Make sure to note these hot spots and sashay your way to cheap stuff and good finds.

Online Shopping in Japan (by JLPT Level)

JLPT surely stands for 'Just Let People Trade' right? Joking aside, we're bringing you a list of five of the best Japanese shopping websites, ranked by the level of Japanese (according to the Japanese Language Proficiency Test) needed to access them.

Katamachi: The Oldest Shopping Street in Japan

Kanazawa has attracted a vast amount of international tourists since the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen. It has lots of scenic sites including Katamachi, the oldest shopping street in Japan.

Top 5 Department Stores in Kansai

A guide to the top luxury shopping options in Kansai.

Transformed Not by Alchemy, but by Sanrio

Hit anime/manga 'Fullmetal Alchemist' characters Edward and Alphonse Elric have transformed again, but this time it’s not the result of alchemy.

Dress Your Cat as a Japanese High School Girl

Cats may not be crazy about water, but that doesn’t mean they don’t look unbelievably cute wearing sailor suit fashion.

100 Years of Japanese Makeup Styles

Check out how Japanese makeup has changed in the past 100 years!

Anime-Themed Glasses Store Comes to Akihabara

Whether you’re after 'Boruto' spectacles or glasses from 'Maho Girls Pretty Cure!', this new store has a huge selection of anime styles to choose from.

5 Cheap Shopping Stops Near Famous Japan Sites

Ginza, Omotesando and Shibuya are not the only places to shop in Japan. In some Tokyo suburbs, there are places worth a stop; outside Tokyo, you may just score even better deals!

The Neo-Pop Kimono Art of Akira Times

One artist is pushing the envelope with his unique artist vision of Japanese kimono.

Relax in Cozy Kimono-Style Room Wear

Once you put on this comfy outfit including the 'hakama' pants, you won't want to leave your house.

Where to Get Cheap Beach Gear in Japan!

Has planning your first trip to the beach left your pockets empty, yet you still need to buy... everything? AAJ to the rescue!

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.

Sharpen Your Look With Damascus Steel Watches

Wear a unique, exquisite timepiece filled with Japanese sword tradition on your wrist.

15 Popular Shops in Shibuya

Shibuya, Tokyo's center of youth culture, is a hot place to shop for fashion—and just about anything else! Here are 15 recommendations you have to hit while in 'Shibs'!

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