All About Japan

Beautiful Japanese Pottery

The seven most beautiful pottery cups from The Wonder 500™.

The Most Expensive Fukubukuro Bags

How much would you be willing to spend on a New Year's grab bag?

6 Beautiful Japanese Glasses

Often utilizing vivid colors, these blown glass glasses are wonderful examples of a traditional Japanese technique.

4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets

Here are some fantastic cutlery sets that show off Japan's exquisite workmanship.

Beautifully Crafted 'Sakura' Glasses

With a bit of condensation, these gorgeous glasses will leave a 'sakura' outline wherever you choose to set your glass.

5 Distinctive Sake Cups

As the home of sake, Japan is also the home of the humble sake cup!

Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels

For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.

4 Incredible Kettles

Whether you're brewing up some powdered matcha green tea or a cup of Earl Grey, boiling water in these kettles will give your tea an extra kick!

3 of Japan's Finest Kitchen Knives

It was of course the Japanese samurai and their infamous swords that set the stage for Japan's global blade fame!

Japanese Porcelain Prized by Chefs Overseas

With a 400-year tradition, Arita is the oldest among Japan's various porcelain-making regions, and Arita porcelain exported to Europe in the 17th century had a strong influence on what would become Germany's Meissen porcelain brand.

How to Shop The Wonder 500™

You don't necessarily need to come to Japan for traditional local products—get your hands on The Wonder 500™ by shopping online!

5 Things to Do Around Asakusa

In addition to its famous temple, the area around Asakusa presents shops that offer unusual and unique products that are different from what you might find at department stores and mass retailers around the country. And you can catch sumo, too!

Hated Medicine as a Kid? These Might Help!

A number of day-to-day Japanese health products can make having a sick kid (or being one!) a little less awful.

The Perfect Utensil to Eat Noodles With

For ramen aficionados, eating a delectable bowl of ramen with a spork may sound strange. But to savor both the broth and the noodles at the same time, you'll definitely want to invest in one of these!

7 Exquisite Bowls from Different Materials

From wood and lacquerware to porcelain and glass, Japanese artisans have used a number of innovative materials to produce some of the most wonderful creations.

Complete Your Kitchen with the Wonder 500™

Design your kitchen with most awesome designs from The Wonder 500™!

The Wonder 500™ Exhibition in New York

The Wonder 500™ Project Management Office is launching The Wonder 500™ campaign in New York to showcase unique Japanese products that are unfamiliar outside of the country.

Top 10 Coolest Things in The Wonder 500™

All About Japan's top 10 coolest items in The Wonder 500™.

Protect Your Drinks from Pub Ninjas

These bottle covers are actually faithful recreations of suits of armor worn by famous warriors in Japanese history.

Deck Out Your Living Room with these 7 Items

Enjoy these wonderful items that will give your living room a Japanese feel.

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