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How to Rent a Car in Japan (in 4 Easy Steps)

With a car, your trip through Japan will become a marvelous adventure, allowing you to reach all corners of the country where train stations or bus stops don’t exist.

A One-of-a-Kind Coming of Age Day

From souped up cars to bungee jumping off Japan's tallest bridge, these adults are bringing their own sense of style to Coming of Age Day 2016!

Toyota Concept Car Made from 86 Wooden Panels

Check out Toyota’s stunning concept car, Setsuna, whose exterior is composed of 86 handmade wooden panels.

Samurai-Inspired Toy Cars

If the shogun were around long enough to test drive modern cars, we're pretty sure they would be rolling up to their castles in one of these bad boys.

Toyota Unveils Car with 2 Transformation Modes

Macross mech designer Shoji Kawamori teams up with Toyota for what may become a transforming car.

TIA's Top Picks from the Tokyo Motor Show

Tech in Asia reports on its top five innovative picks from the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.

Takara Tomy's Tiny True-Drifting RC Cars

Dominic Toretto would be proud of these little drifters.

6 Cool Presents for Tech & Gearheads

Get your hands on a waterproof camera for underwater adventures—or an eco-friendly gadget that can improve your car's engine performance!

Japan's Top 5 Roadside Service Stops

If you're planning a road trip in Japan, you may just want to stop by one of these rest areas for a soak in a hot spring, locally sourced fruits and vegetables and scenic views.

Lexus Designs a $1,320 Backpack!

This just might be the most expensive Japanese school bag we've ever seen!

Concept Car for the 'Share' Generation

Nissan has created a concept car for a segment of the population that cares very little about cars.

The Biggest Itasha We’ve Ever Seen

An "itasha" is a vehicle covered with anime stickers. But a coupe or sedan only gives you so much sheet metal to work with.

Driving Gunma

Discover Gunma through its magnificent winding roads.

The Toyota Prius Has How Many Mascots?!

Rather than having just one mascot to promote its new Prius, Toyota went with an astronomically large number of mascots, with each one representing a part of the car.

Want a Cardboard Car?

Despite its sleek look, this car is actually made out of cardboard! Just don't try to take it for a spin in the rain.

Check Out the Best Japanese Ads of 2017

Famous musicians, actors and idol group members star in these memorable commercials that will make you laugh, cry and (hopefully) want to buy what they’re selling.

These Workers Put the Pro in Professsional

This video of Japanese professionals displaying some amazing feats will make your jaw drop!

Driving in Japan

As in many countries, city traffic in Japan may be congested and not much fun. But once you get into the countryside and the mountains, driving in Japan can be a real pleasure.

How to Get Around (& to) Tohoku

Ready to start your trip to Tohoku? Before grabbing your luggage and putting on your shoes, you'd better plan how to move around once you’re there. We’re here to help!

16 Superb Views Found in Kyushu

Introducing the natural landscapes and gorgeous harmony you'll find only in Kyushu!

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