All About 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.

Ukiyo-e Inspired Cutely Gothic Charms

Part adorable, part gruesome, these charms embody the works of one of the most influential ukiyo-e artist of all time.

5 of Tokyo's Best Set Meals for About ¥1,000

Tokyo doesn't have to be an expensive city, and dining out can actually be a pretty cheap experience—but cheap doesn't mean skimping on quality!

Samurai Slice Up Street Litter

These fearsome and attractive samurai aren't after your life—they're after your litter!

Neighborhood Styles in Tokyo

Which Tokyo style fits you best?

The Ultimate Anime Fukubukuro Collection!

New Year’s Day is an extremely important day for otaku in Japan—it’s one of the best days of the year to bring home hauls of your favorite anime goods!

A Visual Love Letter to Japan

There are Japan videos, and then there are things like this. Set to Yuzo Koshiro's sweeping "Cerulean Woodlands," this 10-minute piece of art is truly a love letter to Japan.

Sorry Fellas, This Hotel is for Ladies Only

Are you on the hunt for an inexpensive capsule hotel in the heart of Tokyo's shopping district? Are you also female? Then this just might be the place for you!

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 Next-level Maid Cafés

Warrior maids, gaming maids, toy maids, magical maids and massage maids await!

7 Best Spots to Buy Toys in Japan

Japan is home to some of the most famous toys in the world. So what should you do if you’re in Japan and you—or, um, your kids—feel a sudden urge for toy shopping?

5 Stunning Temple & Shrine Videos

These five videos will instantly transport you to some of the most vivid temples and shrines in Japan!

3-D Printing Café in Gifu

Try your hand at 3-D scanning and 3-D printing in a café that celebrates Gifu's woodworking traditions.

Gonoturn: 'Kawaii' is Justice!

With 'Cute is justice!' as its theme, Gonoturn is a fashion brand specializing in cute and stylish face masks as a way to bring its take on cuteness to the world.

Bacon Ice Cream & Photographer Yoshiyuki Oku

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

5 Top Tokyo Club Events for Valentine's 2016

Whether you're looking for someone or looking for a way to spend Valentine's with that special someone, here are some hot tips for Tokyo's nightlife scene!

Singapore to Japan: Around Japan in 8 Days!

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

How to Move a Rail Line in a Single Night

Watch this amazing video to see how 1,200 station workers in Shibuya shifted the tracks of the Toyoko Line from above ground to underground in just one night in March 2013.

Beautiful, Busy Tokyo

People, cars, lights: Tokyo is a never sleepy city! Take a look at these daily scenes of Tokyo in time-lapse.

The Rise of Tokyo Fashion Week

Move over Milan and look out London! Tokyo might just be the next fashion capital!

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