All About Japan

Dig into a Shoe Cake, a Pikachu Cake & More!

Hokkaido-based cake artist draws on a wide variety of inspirations for jaw-dropping edible art.

Cuddle Up with Your Very Own Lapras!

Recreate Ash’s voyage around the Orange Archipelago without ever leaving your living room.

A One-of-a-Kind Pottery Adventure in Miyagi

When you're ready to take a break from the sparkling winter snow, why not try making Japanese pottery in Miyagi.

Slip Your Feet into Some Snorlax Slippers

If you’re a Pokémon fan who plans on getting out of bed sometime today, you’ll want these Snorlax slippers.

'Pokémon GO' to Tohoku to Catch Rare Pokémon

Travel to the Tohoku region, the site of the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake, to see the effects of pocket monster Lapras’ real-world healing powers. And with a higher-than-usual catch rate, you can take one home too!

Three Xylophonists Take on Video Game Songs

Who needs an orchestra when you can have three talented xylophonists play your favorite theme songs from memorable video games?

An Ode to Magikarp: The Weakest Pokémon

Magikarp, considered the most pathetic Pokémon of all, gets its very own song!

Watch 100 Years of Anime History in One Video

This year, anime turns 100! And to celebrate, the Association of Japanese Animations has spliced together some of the most significant and popular anime to date.

Magikarp Becomes a Mouthwatering Morsel

Warm, cute and delicious—the Pokémon everyone in Japan wants to catch now is a Magikarp.

Permanent Pokémon Café to Open in Tokyo

Missed your chance to eat at the limited-time Pokémon restaurants? The new eatery will be ready for you whenever you come to town.

5 Lesser-Known 'Theme Parks' for Families

No, Disneyland is not the only theme park Japan has. These five side trips, only a day out of Tokyo, are themed spots you can enjoy as a family. This list may just prompt you to reminisce about your childhood and book a trip for your family this weekend!

Do You Wanna Build a Snow Pokemon?

With the sudden snowfall in Japan many people hit the streets to create some rather odd choices for snow sculptures.

Pokémon Art with a Traditional Twist

Pokémon look more distinguished than ever in authentic 'ukiyo-e' that pay homage to a pair of feudal Japan’s greatest artists.

Are You Ready for Pikachu Outbreak 2018?

In previous years, Yokohama's famed Pokémon party ended when the sun went down. This year those 1,500-plus Pikachus are staying out past their bedtime!

Say 'I Do' with Pikachu

Get your hands on the August issue of 'Zexy' so that you and your partner can sign your marriage registration form with Pokémon pizzazz.

All Aboard the Pikachu Train!

One special electric Pokémon is here to help with the recovery following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011. Climb aboard and read more!

Ditto Debuts in Pokémon GO

You won’t find the clever shape-shifter on the in-game map, but you can now catch them in a rather unexpected way...

All Aboard the Pikachu Train!

This adorably awesome Pokémon train is part of disaster relief project for a tsunami-damaged region of Japan.

The Pokéworld Meets Our World

We all wish Pokémon could exist in real life, but one 3-D artist has taken matters into his own hands and has drawn Pokémon in our world.

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