All About Japan

Top 5 Shopping Streets in Tokyo

While you can stay home and do online shopping until your fingers fall off, some of the best deals to be had are out on the streets. Here are five of the best shopping streets in Tokyo, offering you everything you could ever need in the big city.

10 Properly Hot-hot Tokyo Ramen Shops

Spicy ramen is a standard cold-weather craving, with one bite enough to get the sweat going.

Model Train Playground in Nakano

Big Yard is a well-known shop in Nakano that both buys and sells essentially every kind of model train.

Buying Old Tokyo: Asakusa, Jinbocho and Nakano

Walk, shop, and explore three locales in Tokyo—Asakusa, Jinbocho, and Nakano—and immerse yourself in history and culture.

Flower Power at Takashi Murakami's Bar Museum

You've probably seen the signature bright smiling flowers of artist Takashi Murakami, but now you can enjoy his adorable art at Bar Zingaro.

Nakano to Become Cosplay Central on Halloween

MAG Festa 2015 will turn the area around Nakano Station into anime heaven on October 31.

Cradles of Subculture

Let's take a quick look at some trivia about various regions in Japan that are known as subculture hotbeds!

Eat the Future with Automated Sushi

While conveyor belt sushi restaurants are also quite common in the West, Japan has brought this kind of eatery to the next level—with automated sushi!

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