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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.

11 Hot Cafés & Lunch Spots in Namba

Where can you catch a casual yet tasty bite in Osaka's prime entertainment district? Read on!

Kyoto's 6 Best Third-Wave Coffee Shops

Tokyo may seem like the coffee capital of Japan, but Kyoto certainly gives it a run for its money.

Kyoto’s Top 5 ‘Machiya’ Cafés

Some of Kyoto's most stylish cafés can be found in repurposed traditional houses.

Go Chicly Green at these 5 Organic Cafés

Those looking for a more naturally sourced latte can look no further than the Harajuku-Omotesando area.

Manga Cafés: Japan’s Cheapest Places to Sleep

When you miss the last train, why not crash in a place with a free drinks machine?

Getting Started with Maid Cafés

Maid cafés have been around since the early 2000s, but if it’s your first time, you may want to know what’s in store before heading over.

Clean-Aired Cafés: 5 Super Smoke-Free Chains!

Smoke-free sipping may not be Japan-standard just yet, but now you can at least enjoy your coffee in clean air at a few more non-Starbucks chains almost anywhere in the country!

5 Tokyo Cafés That Give You an Instant Getaway

Stuck in the city? These transporting cafés will make you feel like you’ve left it all behind!

Forget Maids: Try a Swallowtail Butler Café!

Swallowtail is every bit a classy restaurant that sells the whole “butler/master” fantasy.

Seeking Ground Perfection in Shimokitazawa

Café Use is a coffee shop for coffee purists.

5 Fluffy Pancake Cafés in Osaka

If you're not near pancakes right now, avoid these mouth-watering images at all cost.

7 Things You Need to Sleep in a Manga Café

Eye masks and ear plugs are high on the list!

5 Swish Cafés to Hit After Shopping in Ginza

Find some swanky spots for a sip after wearing out your pocketbook.

The Café where Maids Pretend to Be Your Spouse

Their mission is simple: to make you want to come “home” to them every night.

Sip Around Shibuya at these 4 Fun Cafés

With its vast number of pubs, bars and nightclubs, it may be easy to bypass some of the excellent cafés to be found in Shibuya.

10 Tokyo Cafés Your Date Will Love

Here's the goods on date-worthy cafés in some of Tokyo's trendiest neighborhoods.

5 Real Homemade Cafés Around Miyazaki & Saito

Miyazaki City and its northern sister Saito City offer plenty of prime cafés catering to tourists flocking to this beach-bounded, history-heavy area.

6 Super Sites for Coffee Seekers

If you’re looking for something specific for your next cup of joe, these sites offer a broad selection both in Tokyo and across the country.

Cafe Unizon: Food, Books & (Some) Live Music

I was first introduced to Cafe Unizon by a couple of fellow Kiwis also living on Okinawa. It has been a frequent stop for us ever since.

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