New Season, New Starbucks Merch!
As Japan swings into summer, Starbucks Japan once unleashes a torrent of awesome, exclusive merch! Will our wallets survive?
Hop on the Catbus at New Ghibli-Themed Bakery
Famous for its Totoro cream puffs, Shirohige's Cream Puff Factory in Tokyo has opened a new location in the same neighborhood as the Studio Ghibli Museum!
Savor Traditional Culture & Sweets at Matoi
Take your senses on a journey at Matoi, a traditional Japanese dessert café in Asakusa. With over a century perfecting timeless Japanese classics like matcha, mochi and red beans, you know it'll be good.
Hang Out at the Hammock Cafe, Literally
The next time you hang out with your friends, go on and really "hang out"—in a hammock, that is. At the Hammock Cafe + Gallery Mahika Mano, there are no chairs, only hammocks.
Famous Raw Egg Coffee at Yokohama's Café Giang
Vietnam's famous egg coffee has finally made its way to Japan. You don't need to wait to experience this unique concoction—try it now at Café Giang's newly-opened Yokohama branch.
Osaka Café Has Proof That Cats & Baths Do Mix
Looking around Japan, you'll likely find a cat café located nearby, with some offering unique experiences like doing yoga in the midst of the adorable critters. Rescue cat café Neko Yokujo in Osaka definitely belongs in the “unique” subset of cat cafés.
This Owl Café in Akihabara Is a Hoot!
Looking for a unique animal experience in Tokyo? Akiba Fukurou just may be the solution.
Tea in a Flower Field at Aoyama Flower Market
Enjoy a relaxing tea time (and amazing Instagram photos) surrounded by beautiful, lush flowers at the Aoyama Flower Market Tea House.
AKB48 Café Suddenly Closing After 8 Years
AKB48, Japan’s most popular idol group, gets its name from having 48 core members and being based in Tokyo’s Akihabara district, which is nicknamed Akiba. However, the neighborhood is going to be losing a big piece of its AKB48 connection very soon.
Bask in the Cuteness Overload of @home cafe
You only live once, so you might as well go to a maid cafe at least once too. At @home cafe, surround yourself with cute maids in cute outfits, serving you cute food in a cute manner. Did we mention it's all so very cute!
Cuddle With Adorable Micro Pigs at Mipig Café
The newest player in animal cafés is here: micro pigs. The Mipig Cafe in Meguro is a four-story playpen for its 10 friendly resident micro pigs. Experience the cute cuddliness of of baby and adult micro pigs.
Meet Chef Pikachu at the Pokémon Café
Haven't you ever think you wanted to eat the food in Pokémon? Well, now you can make your dreams come true at the Pokémon Café! Eat Pikachu curry, an Eevee plate, Snorlax hamburg steak, magical Gengar drinks, and more.
Pigs Populate the Latest Tokyo Animal Café
A pig café is the latest in a long line of adorable animal-themed cafés to open in Tokyo.
Tokyo R&R with Mitsui Garden Hotel Jingu-Gaien
The Mitsui Garden Hotel Jingu-Gaien Tokyo Premier offers a luxurious stay in one of Tokyo's most vibrant areas, just a stone's throw from the new Olympic Stadium! With the hotel as your home base, you can explore this awesome area at your leisure.
Stay Cool with New Starbucks Summer Merch
We're excited to check out Starbucks Japan’s 2019 summer merchandise lineup!
Travel to Kyoto on a Traditional Train
With tatami mats, noren curtains and a zen garden, this is one of the most stunning and surprisingly affordable ways to travel in Japan.
Dine on Decadent, Artisanal Donuts in Kyoto
Koe Donuts is bringing ethical, artisanal donuts to Kyoto—so you can satisfy your sweet tooth without feeling guilty.
New Retro Sweet Treat from Starbucks Japan
The new Purin A la Mode Pudding Frappuccino from Starbucks Japan hearkens back to the heyday of old Japanese coffee houses.
Detective Pikachu is on the Case (and Menu)!
Detective Pikachu makes his Pokémon Café debut with new menu items before the release of the live-action sleuth's upcoming film.
An Easy Guide to Breakfast in Japan
Where to go, what to eat and how to make the most of the most important meal of the day.