All About Japan

What's Your #MyJapanStory?

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has launched the #MyJapanStory video page, a site that brings together more than 100 videos related to Japan.

How to Make it to the Office the Day After

We all like to eat and drink endlessly, but nobody likes a stomachache or a hangover. Here are four Japanese tricks for beating the post-party blaaaaghs.

Book Your Christmas Dinner in English!

Have you booked your Christmas dinner yet? If not, Pocket Concierge can help you book the best restaurants in Japan—in English, no less!

Japanese Festivals: Setsubun

Setsubun is the last day of winter in the traditional Chinese calendar, which is celebrated on February 3 each year in Japan. Find out how to celebrate with sushi!

5 Great Winter Activities in Sapporo

Discover the best sights and things to do in snowy Sapporo during the winter months, including a few options off the beaten path. You'll see there's more to Sapporo than just the local ramen!

Tottori’s Winter Season: Lights & Sand Dunes

When most Japanese people think of Tottori, the first thing that pops into their minds is the famous Tottori Sand Dunes. The summer is a great time for sand—but Tottori also has some unique offerings in winter, too!

8 Free Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Tokyo

When it rains in Tokyo, it rains a lot. We've found eight unique ways to spend an entertaining rainy day in the metropolis.

5 Spots to Watch New Year's Fireworks in Japan

There's nothing like bright lights to bring in the New Year!

J-Pop Summit Returns to San Francisco in 2016

The 2016 J-Pop Summit will be held at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco on the weekend of Friday, July 22 thru Sunday, July 24.

7 Japan-Related Events to Look Out For in 2016

2016 certainly has a lot of fun and interesting events in store, but you won't want to miss these seven in particular!

We Wish You a Cosplay Christmas

Following the first truly mass-scale success of Halloween in Shibuya in 2014, a number of revelers decided to carry on the cosplay tradition at Christmas.

Send in Your Videos to Revisit Japan!

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) is on the lookout for video footage about all the things foreigners find appealing about Japan.

Ultra Japan to Return in 2016

Since its first iteration in 2014, Ultra Japan has quickly become one of Japan's most exciting urban electronic music festivals.

The Year of Kimono has Arrived!

Seeking out a kimono that's woven with vibrant colors and modern designs? Look no further than Harajuku's Laforet!

5 Ways Oita Salutes the Public Toilet

The Oita Toilennale may sound quirky, but it's just another trusty innovation made in Japan.

Tokyo's Top 5 Club Events on New Year's Eve

If you're in Tokyo on NYE and don't want to miss out on the city's 2016 club celebrations, All About Japan's got you covered!

First Order Annexes Tokyo Skytree

"Star Wars Tokyo Sky Walk at Tokyo Skytree" opened precisely one month before the Japanese premiere of Star Wars: Episode VII, and will maintain its force-grip on the Tokyo icon until February 2016.

Get Wowed by Street Art in Tennozu Isle

The somewhat drab little island of office buildings and factories has been distinctly enlivened by a series of large public murals courtesy of an international group of artists known as POW! WOW!

Astro Boy Meets the Rinpa School of Painting

The classic anime characters by Osamu Tezuka that gave birth to modern anime come to life in this exhibit thanks to breathtaking backgrounds provided by the traditional Japanese painting school, Rinpa.

Hisashi Tenmyouya's Imaginary Contraptions

Japanese artist Hisashi Tenmyouya teams with Indonesian husband-and-wife duo Indieguerillas for an exhibition at Tokyo's Mizuma Art Gallery.

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