Santa Claus Comes to Japan
Finland’s Santa Claus Foundation sent an official representative on a plane (not a sleigh) to Narita Airport to spread Christmas cheer.
Ring in the New Year at Tokyo Disneyland!
Visitors can stay up and party all night in the happiest place on Earth on New Year's Eve 2018!
Narita Airport Marks Over 1 BILLION Travelers!
A ceremony celebrated some 1.1 billion travelers using Narita Airport since it opened in 1978.
Muddy Fun at a Music & Organic Vegetable Fest
About 150 festival-goers got muddy and munched on fresh organic produce at a festival in Chiba Prefecture.
Transforming Vacant Japanese Schools into B&Bs
A hotel with a difference—old schoolhouses in Japan are getting a new lease on life, by being transformed into hotels for visitors.
After a 12-Year Hiatus, Utada Hikaru Is Back!
After 12 years, fans finally have a chance to see 'Kingdom Hearts' and 'Evangelion' singer Utada Hikaru live once more! And a strategic purchase will boost your odds of getting tickets to her upcoming shows!
Deep Dive Kanto Day Trips
More than just the beloved mega metropolis, Tokyo, the Kanto region is home to many local areas, each with their own unique charms. If you want to explore another side of Japan, these day trip ideas from Tokyo are the perfect way to do it!
Bungee Jumping into Adulthood
Some of Japan’s new adults celebrate their coming of age this year with bungee jumping.
Discover Secret Scenic Spots in Japan
Japan’s natural scenery and local cultural experiences are drawing more and more international visitors off the beaten path.
Quench Your Thirst for Knowledge with Coke
These limited edition Coca-Cola bottles feature lovely designs that highlight regional history and culture!
New Low-Cost Carrier Unveils Cabin Interior
Zipair, a new low-cost carrier, is coming to Tokyo, and the company just released footage of its snazzy new airplane cabin.
Catch Some Waves with Pikachu at LaLaport
In Chiba, not far from the heart of Tokyo, the LaLaport in Tokyo Bay is a popular shopping destination with more than 400 shops ranging from fashion to homeware to specialty stores.
Japan's State of Emergency: What Does It Mean?
If you were thinking of traveling to Japan, there are new restrictions to heed.
Electronic Customs Declaration Gate at Narita
The electronic customs declaration gate at Narita Airport is now available for use by all travelers arriving at Terminal 3!
30 Spectacular Flower Spots in Japan
Seasonality is an important part of life in Japan, especially in spring. Flowers bloom throughout the country and create a colorful, unforgettable landscape for floral fans, nature enthusiasts and anyone in between!
Take Your Prefectural Pride on the Road
These stylish license plates feature iconic imagery from prefectures throughout Japan, so you can show off your prefectural pride every time you hit the road!
Year-end Cleaning at Naritasan Shinshoji
Buddhist monks spruce up Naritasan Shinshoji Temple for the annual end-of-year cleaning.
Where to Avoid the Crowds Near Tokyo
Tokyo may be one of the busiest cities on the planet, but veer slightly beyond the prefectural borders and you'll find all sorts of less-charted regions, free from the crowds.
Rain Turns Tokyo Disneyland into Wonderland
Tokyo Disneyland proves dreary weather doesn't have to dampen your day, and that even in rain dreams can still come true!
Sand Sculpture Asks Japan to Protect Oceans
One Japanese artist created an elaborately carved full-page editorial featured in the Tokyo Shimbun newspaper on a beach in Chiba to implore everyone to take care of the beautiful oceans on which Japan depends so much.