All About Japan

Seek Shelter Under this 'Foliage Umbrella'

Rain or shine, this is the perfect umbrella for whatever the weather.

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.

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.

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.

Vans to Release Line of Nintendo 8-Bit Shoes

We can’t wait to lace up a pair of these cool, retro-looking kicks—rumored to go on sale in June!

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.

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.

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!

Turn Heads with Some Eye-Popping Accesories

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

Grab Hold of These Hanging Animal 'Furoshiki'

These fun, animal-print wrapping cloths can be used in a number of ways!

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!

The Force Has Got Your Back

Look good you will in these 'Star Wars'-inspired traditional Japanese jackets and shirts.

Slip on a Pair of Sailor Moon Socks

Power up your wardrobe with a pair of collared sailor-style Japanese uniforms wrapped around your ankles.

Goodbye Nail Polish, Hello Stockings!

Why spend time painting your nails when you can just throw on these stockings that have pre-painted on designs for your toes!

No Need to Shed Any More Tears, Cosplayers!

Save your tears and take your cosplaying to the next level with this new fake tear gel.

Pocket-Sized Tatami Mats

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

Wear Pandas & Space Cats on Your Back

From designs inspired by traditional 'ukiyo-e' woodblock prints to pandas and space cats, these kimono jackets are sure to turn heads when you step out the door.

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.

Hydrophobic Brollies Make Light of Heavy Rain

Don't let a soggy umbrella get you down! With these water-resistant umbrellas, both you and your brolly will be water-drop free!

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