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5 Must-Buy Omiyage from Osaka

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

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!

47 Souvenirs from All 47 Prefectures!

Traveling around Japan but don't know what souvenir to buy from each region? We've got you covered with this crazy list of our Top 47 'omiyage' from each of the nation's 47 prefectures!

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?

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.

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!

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!

Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate

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

Regional Station Souvenirs You Can't Miss!

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

Origami-Inspired Mural by Artist DAAS

It’s rare to find commissioned street art in Japan. However, there are exceptions, and this colorful mural in Osaka is one of them!

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.

Five Days in Kansai

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

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!

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?

3 Distinct Cities, 3 Amazing Stories

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

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.

Japan by Rail: An Eye-Opening Experience

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

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.

Anime Characters Are Taking Over USJ!

These three shounen manga are jumping from the page and into theme park attractions at Universal Studios Japan!

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.

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