All About Japan

Pixel-Perfect Real-Life Food Art

Japanese artist Yuni Yoshida creates artwork that looks like it sprang from the screen of retro video games using analog techniques and real food.

Escape Reality at Surreal New Tokyo Café

The Chamber of Raven is a new Gothic and steampunk-inspired café that feels like a fantasy sprung to life.

Surreal Illustrations Are a Slice of Life

A Japanese illustrator by the name of Marumichi combines food with everyday life to create charming, surreal illustrations.

5 Totally Awesome Tokyo Alleyways

Tokyo's 'yokocho' alleyways offer some of the best nightlife experiences in the city. If you're looking for some down-to-earth drinking dens, we've got five that are ideal for an evening of bar hopping.

Crack Open a Cold One with Totoro

This frosty brew from Echigo Beer in Niigata Prefecture gets its seal of approval (and label!) from the masterful animation legend, Hayao Miyazaki.

5 Reasons Tipping Isn't Done in Japan

Guidebooks love to say it’s because Japanese people think tipping is rude, but that’s not even close to the whole story!

The Japanese Seasoning on Everyone’s Table

Known as 'shoyu' in Japan, soy sauce is ubiquitous in Japanese cuisine, whether it’s being drizzled on roasting corn or adding flavorful depths to vegetable, fish and meat dishes.

Shake Up Your Summer with Calpis Shakes

McDonald's is back at again with the Calpis-flavored shakes, but it's changing the recipe this time around for a more tart flavor to tickle your tastebuds.

All About's Guide to Yokohama

Tokyo's next door neighbor Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan! We're here to help you discover the sights, sounds and scenery of one of Japan's most vibrant port cities.

Love Ramen? Slurp on a Ramen-Flavored Cocktail

True ramen lovers can even make this cocktail at home with their favorite type of this beloved Japanese soul food.

TripAdvisor's Best Restaurants in Japan 2018

These restaurants throughout the country are known for their warmth, hospitality and accessibility, as well as the mouth-watering dishes they serve up to hungry diners from around the world!

10 Must-Visit Restaurants for Vegans in Japan

The options for vegans in Japan are getting better and better! Skeptical? Check out these 10 fantastic restaurants around the country to see what we mean!

Best Beach Views Near Tokyo

Although Tokyo is a modern metropolis that conjures images of bright lights, towering skyscrapers and packed trains, there are still plenty of opportunities for a nature enthusiast or beach bum to catch some fun in the sun at beautiful nearby shores.

Stylish Pop-Up Bar Offers Cocktails & Kit Kats

The first ever Kit Kat and cocktail pairings are part of a range of special offerings to celebrate the new alcoholic chocolates alongside their nationwide release.

5 Mouth-Watering Restaurants in Nara

Japan's old capital, Nara, is an incredibly popular tourist hot spot steeped in history. If you need a break from temple and shrine hopping, stop at one of these restaurants for some delicious regional specialties!

All-You-Can-Eat KFC for Less Than ¥1,500

This limited time promotion at select KFC locations in Japan is a finger-lickin' good deal!

All About's Guide to Ramen

Ramen has gained a legendary culinary status worldwide, and we're here to help you understand why. So let's learn all about ramen!

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Best Cultural Experiences

From traditional tea ceremonies and cooking lessons to relaxing with owls and revving through the streets, these are traveler’s picks for the best things to do while you’re seeing Japan.

Life in Japan on a Student's Budget

Studying abroad in Japan? Just because you're living on a student's budget doesn't mean you won't be able to make the most of your time in the Land of the Rising Sun!

Instagrammable Sushi... Made with Meat?!

Traditional sushi is famous for featuring fresh, raw fish. However meat sushi is now available at popular conveyor belt sushi chains across Japan!

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