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3 Distinct Cities, 3 Amazing Stories

Hiroshima, Tokyo, Osaka—three main cities of Japan, yet so different!

An Incredible Adieu to Kansai

Hien Tran walks us through a moving farewell to the Kansai area, from the classic temples and shrines to the little things like festivals, ice cream, cat cafés and farewell parties. Just try not to be moved!

Ueno Gets a New & Elegant Crossdressing Bar

Open to crossdressers, trans women and men, and guests of any gender, Bar☆Onna no Ko Club promises to be a fun space where people can easily drink, talk, make new friends, and dress up if they choose to.

The Next Stage of Japan's Beloved Pancake

If you're a big fan of Japanese grilled dishes, you won't want to miss this 'teppanyaki' restaurant in Osaka that flips traditional 'okonomiyaki' on its head.

Sip on Sailor Moon-Inspired Drinks

The outer sailor scouts will not only appear in season 3 of Sailor Moon Crystal, but also in parfaits and drinks for a limited time.

5 Must-Buy Omiyage from Osaka

Visiting Osaka? Then check out these five souvenirs to bring back!

Take a Breakneck Video Tour of Japan!

Filmed during a three-week railway journey through Japan, this stupendously edited collection of memories reminds us of what can be so fascinating about this island nation.

Regional Station Souvenirs You Can't Miss!

Don't let these yummy station souvenirs pass you by on your next Shinkansen ride!

Japan by Rail: An Eye-Opening Experience

Three minutes of stunning high-definition scenery taken around Japan.

Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate

A new Cardcaptor Sakura café gives fans a taste of dishes that overflow with Clow and Sakura power!

Amazing Capsule Hotels Around the World

From futuristic designs to being surrounded by the great outdoors, we take a look at some of the incredible next-level capsule hotels that can be found both in Japan and around the world.

Singapore to Japan: Around Japan in 8 Days!

How to enjoy Japan in 8 days without missing any of the best bits

5 Tasty 'Omiyage' Worth Lining Up For

Orderly lines outside everything from chic coffee shops to blue-collar ramen shops are a common sight in Japan, and food-based specialty 'omiyage' (souvenir) stores are no different. But are these snacks really worth lining up for?

7 Premium Dashi Ingredients

’Dashi' soup stock comes in several flavors and varieties. Here's a great selection of ingredients to help you create the real taste of traditional Japanese soup in your own kitchen!

The Shinkansen Network in Japan

A visit to Japan is incomplete without some travel on the Shinkansen, Japan’s bullet train network. With a new line connecting Hokkaido, there isn’t a better time to see all of Japan in the blink of an eye!

Sample Some Sake Before Your Next Flight

If you're in Osaka Airport trying to kill time before your departure, why not sample a cup of sake for just ¥100!

Top 5 Sakura-Viewing Sites in Osaka

From castles to riverbanks, Osaka has some amazing spots for viewing cherry blossoms with your friends and family. Check out these sites during your next visit!

Go Behind the Scenes at the Pocky Factory!

Curious about how the popular chocolate snack stick is made? Thanks to Glico’s newly released video, you can tour the factory from the comfort of your home!

Top 5 Busiest Train Stations in the World

A whopping 88 percent of the world's busiest stations are located in—you guessed it—Japan! But which stations made it to the Top 5?

Five Days in Kansai

Take a graphics-enhanced tour of Nara, Kyoto and Osaka!

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