All About Japan

Rie Mi's Double-Exposure Photos of Tokyo

Tokyo photography by Mie Miyoshi: Sprawling, cellular and fast-paced moments that are practically begging to be frozen in time with complex double-exposure photography.

10 Amazing Photos of Japanese Trains

Japan has some beautiful trains that pass through some incredible locations. And sometimes the train itself is the marvel!

Once, Twice, Three Times a Ladybaby

Ladybeard and his two female companions, Rie Kaneko and Rei Kuromiya, are ready to knock out their competition with their third single, “Renge Chance!”

5 Cultural Tips for Snapping Photos in Japan

Before you snap that picture of the Lolita girl or that adorable kid wearing a mini kimono, you might want to learn about photography etiquette in Japan.

Residents Return to Fukushima Exclusion Zone

The catastrophic event that took place on March 11, 2011 left a scar in the hearts of many. These haunting photographs of former residents returning to the Fukushima Exclusion Zone remind us all of what was taken and forever lost.

Otherworldly Antarctic Pics by Yutaka Kagaya

Yutaka Kagaya is a self-proclaimed “planetarium imagery creator” and a CG artist with a passion for all things celestial. Early in January 2016 he went on an expedition through the Antarctic sea, snapping pictures on his way.

A Photographer's Eye on Japanese Folk Arts

Yusuke Nishimura photographs the unknown world of Japanese performing folk arts.

Photos from Japan to You

Ranging from skin care and shoes to kimono and charms from shrines, blogger and model Matsu-you* introduces her favorite aspects of Japan for the G7 Japan 2016 Ise-Shima Photography Contest.

Understanding Japanese Phone Culture

Before heading off to Japan, you may want to check out these keen observations by visitors from overseas regarding Japanese smartphone etiquette.

7 Winners of the 2015 Japan Toy Awards

We chose entries across seven categories to bring you a stellar group of toys that were all winners at the 2015 Japan Toy Awards.

Magical Photos of Ginzan Onsen in the Snow

Ginzan Onsen is an achingly photogenic hot spring town in the Yamagata region of northern Japan. And it looks even better in the snow!

Japan in Photography

What to do when you have tons of gorgeous photos of your trip to Japan?

Capturing Snow Monsters in Aomori

Imagine fir trees disguised as snowmen—a forest covered with powdery snow that envelops everything in sight.

Train Photographer Hirota Naotaka

Discover one of Japan's pioneering 'tori-tetsu'—a.k.a. train photography otaku!

Embarrassed Engineer Invents 'Selfie Arms'

Who needs a selfie stick, when you can use 'selfie arms'!

Bacon Ice Cream & Photographer Yoshiyuki Oku

Check out eccentric photographer Yoshiyuki Okayama's must-see exhibition, 'Bacon Ice Cream' in Shibuya!

Masashi Wakui's Vibrant Photographs of Tokyo

Highlighting Tokyo's vivid use of neon lighting, Masashi Wakui's photographs provide a breathtaking anime-style view of Tokyo life!

A Picturesque Glimpse into the Past

This collection of postcards, dating back to the early 1900s, provides a beautiful snapshot of Japanese history.

Shinjuku Station in Super Slow Motion

This super slow motion video taken at Shinjuku Station freeze makes mundane life pop like living sculptures.

Travel Back in Time to the Early 20th Century

Slip back into the Taisho Period when you slip on one of these stunning kimono.

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