All About Japan

Interview with Kurashiki Mayor Kaori Ito

The city of Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture is maintaining its path of developmental growth even as it attracts crowds of visitors from other parts of Japan and abroad.

Wonders of Japan: Industrial Heritage

Get to know modern community development while viewing heritage sites from Japan's industrial revolution.

Ukiyo-e in Californ-i-ay

One early 20th century Japanese artist helped strengthen the cultural bridge between Japan and the U.S. by recreating the Golden State in ukiyo-e.

10 Japanese Christmas Cakes—By Price!

There are plenty of kinds of Christmas cakes in Japan, and the limit may only be the size of your wallet!

44 Reasons to Visit the Chugoku Region

This region in western Japan abounds with things to do and see!

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