All About Japan

9,000 Bath Bombs at LUSH Harajuku!

If you're a fan of LUSH's magical bath bombs, you can't miss out on LUSH LABS. 9,000 bath bombs on a bath bomb conveyor belt—if you're a true Lushie, you better not miss it.

Get Yours Hands on Some Handcrafted Pottery

Our friends at Spoon & Tamago are bringing you the best of the best in design across Japan. And the first featured artisan in the S&T shop has been announced. Click through to learn more about the chosen craftsperson.

A Pitcher that Looks Like Running Water

A Norwegian and Japanese design team worked together to produce a clear glass pitcher that looks like running water.

Retro Gaming in Tokyo

Takadanobaba's Mikado and the iconic Super Potato in Akihabara offer chances to step back into the Golden Age of arcade gaming.

Handmade Knives in Yamagata

See how Shimada Cutlery Works carries on a blade-making tradition dating back to the year 1365.

This Aoyama Titanium Tumbler Store Is Metal AF

SUS Gallery has a new flagship store in the heart of Tokyo and it's sleek and stylish in silver and black.

Shop for Your Dream Life at the Loft in Ginza

Ginza's Loft store is attempting to spark a little more joy and awe with items to inspire you every day.

6 of Japan's YouTubers that Will Have You Hooked

These Japan-based Youtubers have become global phenomenons, with a spicy mix of day-in-the-life stories, travel tips, and plenty of insight into all things Japanese. Find out why they're being watched by millions of fans worldwide.

Take a Trip Around Japan with Starbucks Mugs

These Starbucks mugs and tumblers feature local sites and foods from five prefectures.

Cuddle Up with Your Very Own Lapras!

Recreate Ash’s voyage around the Orange Archipelago without ever leaving your living room.

Why I Switched My Family’s Diet to Washoku

Learn how one family made a big impact on their diet by switching to Japanese-style home cooking.

Use a Japanese 'Hottie' to Keep Warm in Winter

Survive the harsh Japanese winter by cuddling up in bed with this hot little number.

Feeling Sleepy? Go to 'Bread!'

Any way you slice it, this comfy, whimsical bread bed really takes the cake!

Special Starbucks Mugs Showcase Local Artisans

Starbucks Japan has a series of tumblers and coffee mugs that highlight the splendor of local pottery, and our friends at Spoon & Tamago have compiled some of their favorites.

How to Get the Most out of Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji is the oldest temple in Tokyo, and an essential part of any visit. But it's easy to feel a little underwhelmed—like you're just scratching the surface. Here's how to make sure you get the most out of this hot tourist spot!

Living Large in Tiny Japanese Houses

This latest trend in Japanese architecture sees people living in minimalist homes to minimize cost and maximize their time.

How to Buy a (Cheap!) House in Japan

Looking for affordable property in Japan? With a few tips (and by thinking beyond Tokyo) you may be able to snag a lovely house, apartment or tract of land for a steal! But of course, terms and conditions apply.

Awesome Studio Ghibli Glassware Collection

Speech bubbles and pop art-style flare add a new comic book twist to these glasses of beloved Studio Ghibli characters.

Camera-Inspired Edo Kiriko Glasses from Canon

Camera lovers need to snap up these stylish drinking glasses, inspired by Canon cameras and made from traditional Edo Kiriko glass.

Enter the Japanese Wonderland of Souvenirs

Noren is a chain of souvenir stores specializing in goods that are elegantly and artistically designed. And, most importantly, are useful beyond cultural differences.

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