Tokyo Marathon: The Day We Unite
Launched in 2007, the Tokyo Marathon now draws up to 37,000 competitors, over 10,000 volunteers and more than 1.5 million spectators, and has become one of the world’s dominant marathons.
Sakura: A New Non-Verbal Musical Show in Tokyo
Non-verbal shows have proven to be a huge hit in Korea, attracting audiences of international visitors and even going on worldwide tours. Now Meijiza is bringing this accessible musical style to Tokyo!
Super Cheap Japan's Top 10 Fall Color Spots
Want to know the best, cheapest spots for fall colors in Japan?
Get Spirited Away into the World of Ghibli
This stunning view will transport you to another world.
True Colors: Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Attracting almost 2 million visitors every year, Nikko Toshogu Shrine is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan.
All About the Yokohama Theatre Group
Founded in 1900, this theater group is about being part of the Yokohama community.
5 Things I Learned Doing Japanese Improv
If you're getting tired of JLPT textbooks, kanji apps and watching TV you don’t understand, why not think about using improv comedy to study the language?
Hot Autumn Leaves Spots a Few Hours from Tokyo
If you take just two to three hours to get outside of Tokyo, you'll be able to have some truly wild and beautiful autumn adventures!
Surf & Cycle on Tokyo’s Subtropical Islands
Head down to two of Tokyo's islands for a tropical getaway full of good waves and relaxing hot springs.
Beauty Inside & Out: World Heritage Art Museum
Of the 17 World Heritage buildings that make up 'The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement,' Tokyo boasts the only one in East Asia.
8 Great Kinds of Theater in Japan
Japan has a vast array of theatrical traditions, both ancient and modern. From kabuki to Broadway musicals, there's always something great to see!
The 12 Top Spots for Autumn Colors in Japan
Think you know your 'koyo'? Here's the autumn color hall of fame!
UNESCO Sites in the Tokyo Area
Tokyo is great for food, shopping and relaxation. But you should know there are also a handful of stellar World Heritage Sites right in the area!
An Inside Look at Hakone Marquetry
See the incredible dedication required to produce the beautifully intricate designs of Hakone marquetry.
Discover the Underwater Galapagos of Asia
If you're on your way to the heights of Tokyo Skytree, take a moment to look into the depths of the ocean as well!
10 Yokohama Hotels with the Best Night Views
Yokohama is known for its gorgeous night view. Enjoy the spectacular nocturnal landscape with these 10 recommended Yokohama hotels and seize the night!
The Tomioka Silk Mill
Located in Gunma Prefecture, the Tomioka Silk Mill is a well-preserved symbol of modernization and international cooperation. It was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2014.
4 Ways to J-Rock the Temple (Or Shrine)
It seems every Japanese hard-rock band trying to get traction abroad is reaching to shrine and temple iconography to establish their Japanese cred—and it's working!
Cosplay as Samurai & Walk through Kamakura
When you visit Kamakura, you can not only look like a samurai—you can also eat like one!
Fight the Lines to Kirby Café Tokyo 2016!
This adorable, limited-time café at Tokyo Skytree is so full of Kirby-ness, it just might burst!