All About Japan

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!

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?

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.

Wear a Kimono Inspired by Your Country

The Imagine Oneworld Kimono Project aims to create a collection of 196 kimono, each representing a different country. With 55 completed, the organization has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help secure the finances for the remaining 141.

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.

Fashioning a Wedding Dress Out of a Kimono

These dresses made from redesigned antique kimono should definitely make the bride feel special on her big day!

Let the Power of the Clow Protect Your Hands

Kero-chan protected Sakura during her anime adventures, and now it’s time for him to protect your hands from burns during your cooking endeavors.

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'!

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!

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Neighbourhood Guide

Japan is known for its spectacular subway systems, a lot of which can be traced back to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line. Famous for being the oldest subway line in Asia and its yellow-orange color, the Ginza Line stretches from Shibuya Station to Asakusa.

Sanrio & Sailor Moon Collab Goods Are Here

Sailor Moon and My Melody are teaming up in their first collaboration to bring you adorable goods with a dash of Moon Prism power.

Transform Yourself with the Power of the Moon

Sailor Moon’s Cosmic Heart Compact will transform your cheeks as a gorgeous blush container.

Where to Buy (More) Cheap Stuff Around Tokyo

It seems like people in Tokyo really want to save some money! If you loved the wildly popular 'Where to Buy Cheap Stuff Around Tokyo,' here's the sequel, giving you even more cheap ways to survive survive the big city on a small budget.

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.

Wonder Woman & Hello Kitty Finally Join Forces

For the first time ever, Sanrio’s cute cat will be teaming up with a Western-made film.

Protect Your Money with Moon Prism Power!

Centuries-old textile-making techniques have been used to create this new, stylish Sailor Moon wallet.

15 Hot Shopping Spots Around Shinjuku Station!

Shinjuku is a shopper's paradise. From department stores and boutique stores to discount stores, you can find all your favorite brands and just about any product under the sun.

100 Years of Japanese Makeup Styles

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

Functional & Funny Cosplay T-Shirts

Now you can transform yourself into popular characters like No Face, Slime, Ryuk and Spider-Man, simply by pulling your shirt over your head!

Affordable 'Sailor Moon' Fashion Goods from GU

One of Japan’s most popular casual clothing retailers is finally bringing 'Sailor Moon' clothing and accessory options to everyday anime fans.

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