All About Japan

Make Your Own Dishes from Centuries Past

Impress your friends and family by serving them these Japanese dishes that were popular during the Edo Period.

Magikarp Becomes a Mouthwatering Morsel

Warm, cute and delicious—the Pokémon everyone in Japan wants to catch now is a Magikarp.

Sink Your Teeth into a Decadent Sushi Cake

For your next birthday or Christmas party, skip the vanilla or chocolate cake and get a sushi cake sprinkled with real gold flakes instead!

Shoryudo: Knockout Destinations

From ropeways and waterfalls to castles and historic gardens, the 'Rising Dragon Road' through central Japan does everything to catch your eye!

All-You-Can-Eat Crab For Less Than $18!

If you have a large appetite and absolutely love crab, but are afraid of making a large dent in your pocket, then head over to Chikugoya, where you can eat as much crab as you can for two hours!

Aizuwakamatsu: Modern City, Samurai Spirit

Join our writer Nick as he travels to Aizuwakamatsu, in Fukushima Prefecture, to get a deeper look at the rich history and culture the city has to offer.

20 Best Places to Enjoy Sapporo’s Local Foods

Here are some ways to enjoy Sapporo, widely considered to be one of the best food destinations in Japan.

Slurp on Some Matcha-Flavored Ramen

Ramen and green tea are two of the best things to make if you’ve got a pot of hot water; however, now you can have both at once!

Taste the Bounty of Land & Sea in Hachinohe

The Tohoku region, just northeast of Tokyo, is well known for its tasty delights. So we sent our writer Nick over to Aomori for an in-depth look at the food culture of one of the prefecture's largest cities.

Kimuraya: Home of Anpan

With a history of over 140 years, Kimuraya still produces the first Japanese bread success—a bread confection called 'anpan.'

Larger Than Life Attractions Coming to USJ

'Big' is looking to be the operative word for 2017's Japanese pop-culture-themed attractions at Universal Studios Japan. We're talking 'Monster Hunter,' 'Godzilla' and 'Attack on Titan' big!

Create a Yummy Mount Fuji Rice Ball

The art of paper folding meets rice balls to create these delicious origami onigiri masterpieces.

Limited-Edition Pringles with Japanese Flavors

Once you pop, the Japanese fun won't stop with these Pringles flavors that were inspired by popular dishes from Japan.

The Best Station Bento Boxed Lunches of 2016

Whether you're in a restaurant or on a train, many people would agree: Japanese food is incredibly delicious! If you’re riding the rails in Japan, here’s how you should be stuffing your face.

These Baths Are So Clean You Can Eat Off Them

Japan has no shortage of unusual or unique restaurants, and this izakaya that used to be a bathhouse is no exception!

Discover the Beauty of Tohoku

Japan's northeastern Tohoku region offers the comforts of refreshing nature, beautiful scenery and time-tested traditions—concentrating the best of Japan into a single incredible area!

What's on the Menu Today, Ignis?

Take a real-life cooking class with Ignis from 'Final Fantasy XV' while enjoying music, costumes and iconic images from the game.

Top 4 Things to Do around Mikawa-Anjo Station

Yearning to try the Shinkansen, but don't know where to go? One of the cheapest Shinkansen routes takes you to Mikawa-Anjo—but what can you do once you arrive? We've got four great itinerary ideas!

6 Must-Try Local Specialties in Tohoku

To learn the heart of a region, you gotta eat like a local! Here are six ways to make sure you eat right in Tohoku.

Shop Tohoku! Support Tohoku!

Find out how you can do your part to help support the recovering Tohoku region of Japan and pick up some tasty goods as well.

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