Ghibli's Kiki Is Back & Delivering Cup Noodle
Relive the magic of 'Kiki's Delivery Service' with this commercial that takes place four years after the original movie.
These 4 Traditional Sweets Will Take You Back
A quick and easy guide to 'wagashi,' or traditional Japanese sweets.
Dine on Dishes That Look Like Precious Gems
Need some extra minerals in your diet? How about dining on dishes and desserts that resemble minerals and stones?
Now it's Okay to Play with Your Noodles!
Being told not to play with your food didn't stop this popular toy company from producing a contraption that slides 'somen' noodles into your bowl at home!
6 Hot New 'Yakiniku' Restaurants in Tokyo
A selection of six new Tokyo 'yakiniku' restaurants that are the talk of the town.
Get Your Fill of Food & Games at Namja Town
If you like gyoza, ice cream, cute cats, weird fishing games and frightening toilets, Namja Town in Ikebukuro is the perfect park for you!
4 Must-Try Natural Products from Hokkaido
Japan's biggest prefecture is also home to some of the freshest products that are only possible thanks to the unspoiled nature of Hokkaido.
10 Things to Do in Hokkaido After Yuki Matsuri
Each February, Sapporo's Snow Festival is a favorite among snow-loving tourists. But while enjoying the snow sculptures is a must, there are many things to do that you shouldn't miss while in Sapporo.
Top 5 Kansai Souvenirs for a Sweet Tooth
Find the sweetest confectionery souvenir options right in the heart of western Japan.
Things to Do in Golden Week in Kansai
Looking for something exciting to do during your Golden Week vacation? Here are five great ways to spend your time off in Kansai.
East Meets West With These Sweet Eats
Get to know the wonderful world of Western sweets in Japan.
10 Reasons to Visit Tohoku in Spring
There's a lot to love about Japan's northern region of Tohoku, no matter the season. Travel along with Nick to find out why the area really shines in spring.
Get Cheap Food at Kanazawa's Biggest Market
It can cost a pretty penny to get out to beautiful Kanazawa, but Omicho Market lets you save a few yen on your food budget—with a massive selection!
What is Okonomiyaki?
Okonomiyaki is a famous Japanese-style pancake or crepe. Taste the difference between the Kansai- and Hiroshima-style varieties!
Eat, Drink & Be a Merry Cosplayer!
With photo booths, cosplaying staff and costume rental for diners, this is one of the most unusual food courts you’ll find in Japan.
Soccer vs. Samurai
What happens when you put a freestyle soccer champion in samurai armor and send him around the streets of Brazil? This—this is what happens.
Top Japanese Food From People Living in Japan
There are many lists out there claiming to identify the top Japanese foods, but not all of them represent what people here in Japan normally eat on a regular basis. We have here the Top 10 foods that are actually eaten here in Japan!
12 Great Ways to Spend the Year in Hokkaido
Not sure when you can make it out to Hokkaido? Here are twelve events worth checking out, one for each month of the year.
The 'Fury Road' of Ramen Curry Commercials
With a spiked kettle, explosions and a giant kicking foot—plus the requisite fire-spewing guitar—this instant curry commercial is post-apocalyptic insanity!
3 Reasons to Visit Kyoto in May
There’s never a bad time to visit Japan’s former capital of Kyoto, but May is an especially good time for these three exceptional reasons!