Work-Life Balance Improves with Tiny Business
An increasing number of Japanese people are starting tiny businesses with small funds, and find that their work-life balance is improving without having to sacrifice their livelihoods.
Japanese Onigiri: Now a Refreshing Beverage?
Onigiri, Japanese rice balls, are one of Japan's most beloved and ubiquitous snacks. A Japanese food products company has released a new version of this staple, in drinkable form!
Experience a Little Okinawa in Tokyo!
Looking for a taste of Okinawa without the expensive airfare? Well look no further—Okinawa Town can be found in Tokyo, just two stops from Shinjuku!
Harajuku: Tokyo's Holy Land of 'Kawaii'
Check out these 10 recommended stores and spots around Tokyo's famous Harajuku neighborhood, courtesy of Trip101.
Catch All 151 Original Pokémon at Tokyo Café!
Craving caffeine and LOVE Pokémon? As of November 16, 2018, you can enjoy awesome latte art of all 151 original Pokémon at Tokyo's Pokémon Café for a limited time!
Starbucks Japan's First Sakura Drink of 2019
Starbucks Japan is always looking for ways to help people drink in the sakura during hanami season—literally! Here's the first sakura-themed drink of 2019!
Give Your Favorite Booze Samurai-Style!
Oh, Japan! These intricately crafted bottle toppers are perfect for history buffs interested in legendary warriors of Japanese history.
Enjoy Booze & Views on this Horse-Drawn Bar!
A horse-drawn bar is livening up the streets of the romantic Hokkaido town of Obihiro.
Feeling Thirsty? Try Ocean-Aged Wine!
As winemaking gets increasingly popular in Japan, some makers are trying innovative techniques lost to time, such as aging the alcoholic beverage in the ocean.
Meet the Weirdest Soft Drink Company in Japan
A beverage maker in central Japan makes sodas ranging from eel to fish-egg flavor… and they may be coming to a market near you!
Bread Artists Creations Look Too Good to Eat!
One Japanese artist has been heating up the bread community with her adorable toast art.
The Next Big Food to Hop onto Japanese Menus?
Is one researcher's search for a sustainable food source for the future the next big food craze in Japan, or is the idea hopping mad?
Ichibangai: Retail Therapy in Tokyo Station
Whether you're in need of souvenirs, pop-culture-themed presents or traditional Japanese gifts, look no further than Tokyo Station's Ichibangai shopping complex. It also contains some of the best food in the city, from Japanese cuisine and beyond!
Rep Your Ryukyu Pride with Okinawa Coca-Cola
The latest addition to Coca-Cola's regional, limited-edition bottles is Okinawa! Quench your thirst and show your pride with this beautiful bottle.
Pepsi's Japan Cola Debuts New Exclusive Flavor
Pepsi Japan's latest exclusive soft drink has a citrus finish that is familiar to Japanese fruit aficionados.
Hot Spring Towns Expand Horizons
Some sleepy hot spring towns are coming up with innovative local products and activities to attract new visitors.
Celebrate 2019 Cherry Blossom Season with Coke
Coca-Cola Japan unveiled new sakura-themed bottles for cherry blossom season in 2019.
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.
New Japan-Exclusive Seasonal Fanta Flavor
This Japanese-exclusive flavor comes from abroad, and is only available in vending machines!
Häagen-Dazs' New Japanese Limited-Time Flavors
These delicious new flavors for the 'Decorations' series in Japan will only be available for a limited time!