Kobe Luminarie 2016
The Kobe Luminarie is held every year to commemorate the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in 1995.
Our 'Eat-See-Buy' Guide to Yokohama Hot Spots
An expansive list of Yokohama’s essential tourism spots, teaching you the best places to go for food, sightseeing and shopping.
Celebrate a Light-Filled Christmas in Tokyo
Christmas in Tokyo is a fascinating experience that you'll remember for a long time. The entire city is beautifully illuminated with lots of festive lights to get you into the magical holiday mood and also warms your heart in the chilly winter.
Amazing Japan in 20 Time-Lapse Videos at Night
Japan always looks gorgeous, day or night, and we present to you 20 incredible videos across the nation that show how it looks when the sun goes down, from the countryside to mountains and even major cities like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.
Hotei x Iggy Pop: Walking Through The Night
Japanese guitar superstar Hotei releases stunning video for "Walking Through The Night," featuring Iggy Pop on vocals.
Japan Gets Lit with Seasonal Illuminations
Christmas lights are a big part of the seasonal festivities in many Western countries, and Japan—without Santa Claus overtones—gets into the spirit of the season with illuminations, or grand displays of light. Read on to learn the best spots of 2016.
A 'Heart to Heart' Primer on Japanese Manners
Manners are a big part Japanese culture and society, but a first-time visitor or new resident will likely be surprised to learn many of these rules are unspoken, but understood. Therefore, we'd like to introduce a few to help you fit in while in Japan.
10 Stellar Night Views in Kansai
Amid all the hustle and bustle of the Kansai region, don't forget about these incredibly scenic views, especially after the sun has set. If you're visiting the Kansai area—including Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe—you must check out these stellar night views!
Kyoto's 5 Best Cherry Blossom Views
Kyoto should be on the top of your travel list at any time of the year, but the city makes a truly special transformation in early spring.
Be Absolutely Dazzled by Tokyo at Night
Tokyo consistently ranks as one of the best cities in the world, and these three night viewing spots will help you understand what makes the city so magical.
The 5 Most Beautiful Night Views in Hokkaido
Take a trip to Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido for some stunning nighttime views, breathtaking no matter the season!
Different Types of Soba Around Japan
Do you know that there are places across Japan with local ways to enjoy soba? Let's go on a tour together to check out several delicious kinds of unique soba!
Jaw-Dropping Images of a 'Sea of Clouds'
While this hot photography spot is only a few hours outside of Tokyo, it looks worlds away.
The 5 Biggest Snow Festivals in Tohoku
Check out Tohoku's Five Great Snow Festivals and see how the region's long history of culture and tradition brings the frozen to life!
10 Things to Do in Gunma in Winter
In addition to being one of Japan's major ski and snowboard centers, Gunma offers hot springs, winter illumination and cultural activities to warm up the colder months.
4 Hottest Areas for Nightlife in Tokyo
The largest metropolis in the world, Tokyo understandably has everything you could ever need. During the day, offices are humming with busy workers; but at night, the streets of these four hip areas are buzzing with nocturnal party animals.
5 Most Beautiful Night Views in Yokohama
Get the lowdown on the most scenic views of Yokohama, Japan's second-largest city and an easy-to-access neighbor of Tokyo.
Tokyo Midtown Starlight Garden 2016
2016 marks the 10th year of the Starlight Garden illumination event at Tokyo Midtown, where you can catch a visualization of the Big Bang created by 180,000 LED lights!
Celebrate Tanabata at Tokyo Tower
On July 7, head over to Tokyo Tower for a dazzling Milky Way Illumination. And be sure to come in a summer kimono to get a discount!
Superb Night Views atop Gifu's Mount Kinka
The night view from the top of Mount Kinka in Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture is one of the most spectacular in all of Japan, on a par with some of the country's most popular night views!