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5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Natto'

Anthony Bourdain, who has tried eating silkworms for a meal, has refused to eat 'natto'. But with a little familiarity, and a lot of convincing that this superfood is oh-so-healthy, you'd forget that this fermented soybean is downright stinky.

8 Must-Try Foods in Asakusa

Asakusa, a neighborhood on the east side of Tokyo, is noteworthy for its retro, traditional atmosphere. Besides enjoying the rich cultural history of Japan’s bustling capital, there's also a variety of local delicacies you can find in the old downtown!

7 Sweet Baking Tools from the ¥100 Shop

Baking doesn't have to be a costly commitment. Here are our Top 7 baking tools from the ¥100 shop!

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Autumn

Incredible flowers bloom in Ibaraki even as the leaves on the trees begin to turn yellow, orange and red.

Create Your Own Personalized Kit Kat Box

Customize your very own Kit Kat box to take home with you and share with your friends and family.

Top 12 Eats in Kanazawa!

Kanazawa is one of the best foodie places in Japan! After all, where else can you get giant crabs and a golden ice cream cone?

4 Japanese Confectionery Trends in Fall 2017

Similar to fashion, Japanese sweets have seasonality and trends. As autumn kicks in, let’s check out a few selections from the 2017 fall 'wagashi' collection.

Top 5 Japanese Autumn Foods

Autumn is the time to bundle up and enjoy some Japanese comfort food.

The Healthy Diversity of Japanese Food

Professor Ryoji Hamamoto of the Tsuji Culinary Institute outlines the history and health benefits of Japanese food at a special event in New York.

Hungry in Aomori? Find Delicacies in Hachinohe

Harvests in Hachinohe are always abundant, with bountiful crops that are fresh and cheap. So it's no surprise that Hachinohe’s biggest selling point is the incredibly high-quality gourmet foods you can get at an affordable price.

Top Ranked Fruits in Japan for Each Season

Japan is a country with clearly defined seasons, which allows Japanese farmers to grow specific fruits that are seasonally popular. We'll teach you the two top fruits from each season to be on the lookout for no matter when you visit Japan.

Escape Reality by Relaxing at Hotel Sakan

If you're looking for a vacation spot that has the convenience of city life and the charm of the countryside, Sendai is the place to go. And while you're there, pamper yourself with a stay at a top-of-the-line hotel that's a cut above the rest!

Huis Ten Bosch & Sasebo Sightseeing

Check out Kyushu's top theme park along with stunning views and fantastic food!

Celebrate Halloween with Spooky Cute Gyoza

To celebrate the Halloween night, try something new with a touch of Japanese twist this year. Here are two spooky, cute recipes using Day-Lee Foods frozen gyoza.

Kamakura’s Top 10 Fall Foliage Spots

With autumn colors available at temples close to Kita-Kamakura and Kamakura Stations, even a short trip will do!

Add a Bit of 'Neba-Neba' to Your Diet

Looking for some adventurous yet healthy food options? Get a hold of these three sticky, slimy foods—if you can!

The Japanese Secret to Longevity Through Food

For more than a decade, Japanese people have remained in the top ranks of the longevity scale. One of the biggest secrets to their long lives is rooted in their cuisine.

Best Seasonal 'Wagashi' Throughout the Year

Seasonality is a key to Japanese culture. Each season brings exciting and different things to do, see and, of course, eat! Here are our favorite traditional Japanese sweets, or 'wagashi,' for each each season.

6 Adorable Japanese-Style Halloween Recipes

YouTuber Ochikeron has already stolen our hearts with her bento and ramen recipes—and her Halloween ideas have only solidified her vampiric hold.

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