Hell Valley is Monkey Heaven
Deep in a snow-covered mountain valley nestled in the Japanese Alps, a natural hot spring bubbles out of the earth, enshrouded in curtains of thick steam.
Neco Republic: A Cat Café for Rescue Cats
We wanted to know more about Neco Republic and their plan to save Japan’s homeless cats, so we stopped by the new Tokyo location and sat down with the branch manager.
Our 4 Favorite Bento Channels
A well-done bento is truly a work of art, and a number of English-language YouTube channels have sprung up with the hope of teaching folks easy techniques for preparing a unique and tasty box.
44 Reasons to Visit the Chugoku Region
This region in western Japan abounds with things to do and see!
Dress Up Your Canine or Feline as a Samurai
Ditch the cutesy puppy or kitty sweaters and get your pet into something more noble—like a samurai costume!
Develop a Wanderlust for Hiroshima
Tour the sites of Hiroshima like you've never seen them before in this three-minute video packed with historical and modern monuments.
Exploring the Japanese Countryside
Whether you've been to Japan's rural parts or not, get ready to explore the Japanese countryside with a jittery boy and his cameraman dad!
New Book Shares Animal Sculpture Secrets
Mio Hashimoto went viral with photos and videos of a shiba inu dog interacting with a sculpture of itself. She's now penned a book that lets you do what she does.
The Tanuki Who Just Keeps On Giving
Grateful for a meal, one raccoon dog has taken it upon himself to return the favor in a most unexpected way.
Swipe Your Phone with a Happy Cat Tail
These smartphone gloves will keep your fingertips as happy as a kitty getting a chin rub.
Learn How To Make Tiger Sushi!
Watch and learn how to make one of the most complicated but awesome themed sushi rolls!
10 Cool Things to Do in Tokyo
From rabbit cafés to sumo tournaments and everything in between, these are the top recommendations from Veltra's adventurous staff to make the most of your trip to Japan's capital!
Keep Your Neck Warm with a Cat Scarf!
Don't worry, it's not made out of cats—but a purchase could actually help one.
Dine with Your Feline or Canine Companion
Nestlé is putting the 'cat' back into 'catering' by offering a special delivery service for humans and pets alike.
Learn to Make Sushi With the Help of a Dog!
Check out our selection of Cooking With Dog's top five sushi videos!
Hand-made Cat Bags Fur-storm Twitter
Twitter user @picopoco08 describes herself as cat-loving housewife who also enjoys “making cats”—as in, stuffed cat toys and bags.
Adorably Odd Cat Sushi
Nekozushi is exactly what you think it is: a series of felines placed on top of a bed of rice and playfully adorned with props to make them look like different types of sushi.
Quit Monkeying Around!
Watching these snow monkeys relaxing in the hot springs is enough to make anyone want to take a dip in an outdoor bath!
Cat Street View Offers Purrfect Virtual Tour
Meet friendly felines along a ground-level look at a city's more traditional roads and ways.
A Hypnotic Tour through January in Japan
The urban jungles of Tokyo and historic temples of Kyoto all look gorgeous in January.