All About Japan

Oita International Wheelchair Marathon

Held in the welcoming city of Oita in Kyushu, this thrilling race attracts top-level athletes from across the world.

3 Reasons Japan is Great for Accessible Travel

Japan holds a great secret: it is very kind to those with mobility issues. In fact, it can be surprisingly accessible to seniors and those with disabilities. Find out how!

Racing to the Future: Accessibility in Japan

As Japan gears up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games, government agencies look to Kyushu's Oita Prefecture as an innovator and model of accessibility and barrier-free tourism.

Japan Campaigns to Tout its High-Tech Toilets

Japan to use a campaign on its high-tech toilets as a means of attracting tourists.

Musical Wheelchairs Take the Stage in Tokyo

Yamaha Motorcycles and Yamaha Instruments are coming together to bring a whole new meaning to musical chairs.

How to Travel to Mount Fuji from Kansai

We'll help you find your way to Mount Fuji this hiking season, even if you coming all the way from the Kansai region.

Japan's Accessible Toilets Second to None

These expansive spaces give you plenty of room to move, even in a wheelchair.

A Leg-Powered Wheelchair?!

Developed in Sendai, the Profhand wheelchair uses neuromodulation technology to allow people with partial mobility to move the device with their legs, increasing strength and helping stave off immobility.

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