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Kanpai with Kitty Cat Sake Cups

Let adorable traditional 'ukiyo-e' cat art add to your drinking pleasure with these Japanese sake cups featuring stylized kitties!

Taste the Bounty of Land & Sea in Hachinohe

The Tohoku region, just northeast of Tokyo, is well known for its tasty delights. So we sent our writer Nick over to Aomori for an in-depth look at the food culture of one of the prefecture's largest cities.

Super Cheesy Burger Isn't Stretching the Truth

Lotteria's newest burger is literally stretching the limits of a normal cheeseburger!

Diving Deep into the Nightlife of Hachinohe

Join our writer Nick as he goes headfirst into the vibrant nightlife of Hachinohe with the help of the travel app YORIP.

The Real Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea has long been believed to have health benefits, and nowadays people tout it for everything from weight loss to heart disease. But what does the research actually show?

Supplements from Japan to Support Healthy Life

These eight supplements from Japan aim to help maintain health and nutritional balance. Find the one that's right for you!

Create a Yummy Mount Fuji Rice Ball

The art of paper folding meets rice balls to create these delicious origami onigiri masterpieces.

A Sweet Mixture of Chocolate & Kimono Design

With Valentine’s Day approaching, we know we’ll be seeing some amazing chocolates in the coming weeks. But these simply took our breath away!

Shop Tohoku! Support Tohoku!

Find out how you can do your part to help support the recovering Tohoku region of Japan and pick up some tasty goods as well.

Limited-Edition Pringles with Japanese Flavors

Once you pop, the Japanese fun won't stop with these Pringles flavors that were inspired by popular dishes from Japan.

Traditional 'Sobaya' Around Tokyo

There are quite a few famous and historical 'sobaya' that have been in the Japanese capital for a while. Some of them have serving delicious soba noodles for more than a century!

Spice up Your Sliced Bread with a Cute Bunny

Hop on over to Usagi-za Lepus Bakery to nibble on some bunny-shaped bread.

Why Water is a Big Deal in Japan

From tap water to hot spring water and water for sake, Japan takes its liquid resources pretty seriously. Find out why!

The Best of Valentine’s Day Shopping in 2017

Valentine's Day is one of the biggest holidays in Japan and it's so important to make sure you get the right gift for your sweetheart. Read on if you need some ideas on the perfect present.

8 Fun Souvenirs from Shikoku, Japan

One of the greatest worries when going to Japan is deciding on the right souvenirs for our friends and families back home! Making the purchases that best represent the region you're traveling to is the way to go.

The Best Station Bento Boxed Lunches of 2016

Whether you're in a restaurant or on a train, many people would agree: Japanese food is incredibly delicious! If you’re riding the rails in Japan, here’s how you should be stuffing your face.

Sport Your Rice Ball in Style

These stylish and edgy handmade leather accessories are specially designed for Japan’s iconic convenience store snack.

Matcha or Sencha? A Green Tea Primer

Explore the different kinds of green tea in Japan. Discover the differences between sencha, matcha, hojicha and more!

Go on & Play with Your Food at Legoland Japan

From swanky dishes to Lego-shaped French fries, the food from Legoland is sure to please Legomaniacs of all ages!

Sushi Kit Kats: Not Just an April Fools' Joke!

Good news for Kit Kat fans! Kit Kat Chocolatory is celebrating the opening of their Ginza store with gifts of sushi-flavored Kit Kats, but for a limited time only!

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