All About Japan

5 Restaurants for a Taste of Ichiju-Sansai

The basic foundation of a traditional Japanese meal is 'ichiju-sansai,' which literally means 'one soup and three dishes.' This refers to a meal consisting of a bowl of soup, a main dish and two sides, supported by rice and Japanese pickles.

Shinjuku Station in Super Slow Motion

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

Suit Up and Prepare for Battle!

You can't help but get into the samurai spirit after visiting the Samurai Museum in Shinjuku's Kabukicho district!

Never Get Lost in Shinjuku Station Again!

Finally, an app that helps you navigate the complexity of Tokyo and Shinjuku Stations!

The 6 Weirdest Bars in Tokyo

Tokyo revels in themed entertainment, and the city's bars are no exception. We've outlined some of the wildest, strangest, and most off-the-wall bars for you!

Tokyo: The Calm & the Chaos

Take a three-minute trip from Mount Takao to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, then head down to the back alleys of Shinjuku's drinking districts.

Cardcaptor Sakura Café Coming to Animate

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

5 Stunning Temple & Shrine Videos

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

Take Your Date Chocolate Mining

Want to find the perfect way to spend Valentine's Day this year? How about mining for chocolate in Isetan's Shinjuku department store?

Every Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Ever Made in One Place

Would you believe the heart of the cards lies in the heart of Tokyo?

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.

Singapore to Japan: Around Japan in 8 Days!

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

5 Top Trainspotting Sites in Tokyo

Want to enjoy some of Tokyo's best trainspotting sites? Here are five fantastic places to get the best views of Tokyo's trains without even entering a station!

Tokyo's Top 10 Drinking Districts

Tokyoites rank the best drinking districts for experiencing the 'real' Tokyo.

Animated Film Recreates the Beauty of Tokyo

Marvel at the uncannily realistic images of Tokyo portrayed in the animated film 'The Garden of Words.'

5 Tokyo Foodie Favorites

Tokyo is stuffed to the brim with delicious food, presenting visitors with an smorgasbord of delicious flavors you have to try!

8 Tokyo Churches for a Christian Christmas

While Christmas in Japan is mostly a holiday for couples, there are still chances to celebrate the religious side for those so inclined.

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?

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.

8 Free Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Tokyo

When it rains in Tokyo, it rains a lot. We've found eight unique ways to spend an entertaining rainy day in the metropolis.

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