Kei Sports Cars: Small Packages of Fun
Japan’s kei, or light, car class features a small engine and compact overall dimensions. While the main concept of these vehicles is economy and convenience, a few companies are remaking the image of these fun little monsters.
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.
Toyota Unveils Car with 2 Transformation Modes
Macross mech designer Shoji Kawamori teams up with Toyota for what may become a transforming car.
Takara Tomy's Tiny True-Drifting RC Cars
Dominic Toretto would be proud of these little drifters.
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.
Lexus Designs a $1,320 Backpack!
This just might be the most expensive Japanese school bag we've ever seen!
Discover Gunma through its magnificent winding roads.
These Workers Put the Pro in Professsional
This video of Japanese professionals displaying some amazing feats will make your jaw drop!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 Superb Views Found in Kyushu
Introducing the natural landscapes and gorgeous harmony you'll find only in Kyushu!
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.
Concept Car for the 'Share' Generation
Nissan has created a concept car for a segment of the population that cares very little about cars.
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.
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!
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.