All About Japan

Japan: Home of the Lorax?

At Hitachi Seaside Park in Ibaraki, the poofy pink kochia plants of Kochia Hill—all 36,000 of them—look like something from a Dr. Seuss dreamscape in any season.

The Buddha Twice the Size of Lady Liberty

At 120 meters, the Ushiku Daibutsu was the tallest statue in the world until 2002.

Move Over Godzilla: Local Kaiju are Coming!

Did you know that each of Japan’s 47 prefectures has a designated monster?

A One-of-a-Kind Coming of Age Day

From souped up cars to bungee jumping off Japan's tallest bridge, these adults are bringing their own sense of style to Coming of Age Day 2016!

120-Year-Old Storehouse Reborn as Living Space

Aptly named the Rebirth House, this century-old storehouse survived the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake to be reborn as a stunning living space.

Japan's 11 Most Gorgeous Drone Videos

Think you can handle watching these drone-shot videos and not be compelled to visit Japan? Just try!

A Great Selection of Sake from Across Japan

Here's a fantastic selection of sake of varying tastes, from special brews to top-class "daiginjo"! What more could you ask for?

Japan's Top 3 Flower Parks

Being cocooned by sweet floral scents among a palette of bright colors will leave your nose and eyes calling out for more!

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