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.
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!
Anime Characters Are Taking Over USJ!
These three shounen manga are jumping from the page and into theme park attractions at Universal Studios Japan!
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?
5 Must-Buy Omiyage from Osaka
Visiting Osaka? Then check out these five souvenirs to bring back!
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.
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.
3 Distinct Cities, 3 Amazing Stories
Hiroshima, Tokyo, Osaka—three main cities of Japan, yet so different!
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!
Five Days in Kansai
Take a graphics-enhanced tour of Nara, Kyoto and Osaka!
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!
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!
Grab a Piece of Ride History
Before the last 'Back to the Future: The Ride' in the world closes its doors forever, fans of the movie franchise can purchase various pieces of history!
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!
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!
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.
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?
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!
Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate
A new Cardcaptor Sakura café gives fans a taste of dishes that overflow with Clow and Sakura power!