New 'Final Fantasy' Ride's a VR Roller Coaster
The upcoming Universal Studios Japan ride takes fans on an adventure through multiple worlds from the 'Final Fantasy' video game franchise.
Test Your Ninja Skills
For the first time ever, Koga City's ninja exam was held in Tokyo and test takers dressed in ninja cosplay to earn an extra 10 points on the exam.
Create Your Own Personalized Kit Kat Box
Customize your very own Kit Kat box to take home with you and share with your friends and family.
13 Places to Go Canyoning in Japan
With so many rivers and mountains, Japan offers plenty of prime canyoning territory. Here are 13 great places to go canyoning in Japan!
All-You-Can-Eat Sushi, Ramen & More for $15
One Japanese restaurant chain is upping the ante by not only providing customers with an endless supply of sushi, but customers can also gorge on desserts, French fries and even ramen!
Top 5 Theme Parks in Kansai
Check out some of the best theme parks the Kansai region has to offer.
Taste a Candy Cloud in Your Drink
This café has a uniquely cool way to cool down your drink.
Dress as a Fox Bride at This Studio in Kyoto
One photo studio in the historical Arashiyama neighborhood is offering a makeover/photo package you won’t find anywhere else.
Sing & Learn the Names of Japanese Stations
Rock to the beat of station names and level up your knowledge of Japan’s railway system while you’re at it.
Luffy Depicted as a Stone Cold Fighter
See Luffy about to sock the demon Nue right in the face in this 30-ton stone masterpiece at Daikaku-ji Temple in Kyoto.
New Adaptation of 'Cinderella' Comes to Osaka
Witness a brand new version of the story you thought you knew.
Anime & Gaming Attractions Coming to USJ
Universal Studios Japan announces its first-ever tie-up with a pair of massively popular anime and video game franchises.
Craving Matcha Infused Goods? Come to Osaka!
Your taste buds will surely fall in love with these matcha treats coming this autumn.
Is Japan Boring Outside of Tokyo?
Tokyo certainly has charm and no one could doubt the convenience of living or staying in the major city. However, there’s so much more to see outside of Tokyo and I'm happy to give you a few examples... it’s literally my job to promote the entire country.
Top 5 Department Stores in Kansai
A guide to the top luxury shopping options in Kansai.
'Ranma 1/2' Café Set to Open in 3 Cities
Longtime 'Ranma' fans can indulge in a bevy of lovingly crafted dishes with clever nods to the series and even experience some VR entertainment while waiting for their orders.
Top 5 Regions to See Red Leaves in Japan
As the weather gets cooler, the time of the year for red autumn leaves approaches! While you might be looking for some good spots to spot leaves around Tokyo, why not step out of the capital to discover other nice areas for autumn colors around Japan?
13 Places to Paraglide in Japan
There are over a dozen places where you can paraglide across Japan. Most are located in the central regions, but there are also paragliding options in Hokkaido and the southern islands if you know where to look!
The world's first-ever dedicated theater space for the Japanese art of Butoh.
University Entrance Exam Adds Ninja Section
If you don’t know your 'mizugumo' from your 'kunai,' then I’m afraid you might not be Mie University material.