All About Japan

9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Winter

Don't let the snow keep you indoors! There's so much to do Tochigi in the wintertime.

How to Get a Quality Kimono Online

Tracing its history as a wholesaler all the way back to 1783, Osaka's Matsukawaya has been offering affordable, quality kimono online since 2002.

6 Best Buy Natural Products from Japan Towns

If 'au naturel' is what you prefer, this list offers hot tips on cool things to buy from select Japanese towns. Take a break from the 'kawaii' cute goods and go for some of these natural specialties.

17 (Non-Otaku) Presents to Buy a Japan Fan

Looking for something for that Japan fan who's already got it all? We've got 17 suggestions!

Introducing Sanrio's Newest Character

This mid-20s working red-panda may look cute on the outside, but you don't know what's lurking underneath that adorable exterior...

Why You Should Get a Line Pay Card Now

Are you really tired of paying those cash-on-delivery fees every time you order something online because no credit card company will accept you? If you have a Japanese phone number, the solution is right at your fingertips!

15 Hot Shopping Spots Around Shinjuku Station!

Shinjuku is a shopper's paradise. From department stores and boutique stores to discount stores, you can find all your favorite brands and just about any product under the sun.

Get Pottery 1,300 Years in the Making

Mino ware, or Mino 'yaki,' flourished in central Japan hand-in-hand with the rise of ikebana and tea ceremony. You can still get it today—and in fact, it now makes up half of all the pottery made in Japan!

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Neighbourhood Guide

Japan is known for its spectacular subway systems, a lot of which can be traced back to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line. Famous for being the oldest subway line in Asia and its yellow-orange color, the Ginza Line stretches from Shibuya Station to Asakusa.

Glean the Secrets of Japanese Interior Design

Create harmony at home with these key Japanese interior design elements.

Cheaper Options for Budget Living in Tokyo

Tokyo is often tagged as one of the cities with the highest cost of living on Earth. But for those with a plan in mind, living on a budget is quite possible in the capital city. Here's a lowdown of things I learned to save money in the city.

Dive into Tokyo's Most Beautiful Streets

Think you've seen all there is to see of Tokyo? This gorgeous video will make you want to go back out and hit the streets to explore all over again!

Affordable 'Sailor Moon' Fashion Goods from GU

One of Japan’s most popular casual clothing retailers is finally bringing 'Sailor Moon' clothing and accessory options to everyday anime fans.

Get Your Hands on a Strong, Stylish Steel Case

Protect your goods in a fashionable way with this new brand of steel carrying cases!

12 Things to Do in Ibaraki in Autumn

Incredible flowers bloom in Ibaraki even as the leaves on the trees begin to turn yellow, orange and red.

With Love: Top 10 Souvenirs From Yokohama!

Japan is not just a land for the avid traveler, but also one for the enthusiastic shopper. When in Yokohama, what are some perfect gifts to buy for your loved ones back home?

The Ever-Evolving World of Fashion in Japan

Fashion, like many other aspects of Japan, is constantly changing and reinventing itself. We'll take a look at the road from kimono to ballgowns as well as what trends are popping up around Tokyo.

Tenjin-san Flea Market

If you're visiting Kyoto around the 25th of any month, be sure to stop by one of the largest shrine markets in the Kansai area and get yourself a souvenir! You'll be surprised at what's in store for you!

Top 10 (Non-Chocolate) Valentine's Day Gifts

In contrast to many Western countries, Japanese girls give chocolate to their crushes on Valentine's Day. Besides chocolate, can you guess some of the other fantastic options to give your guy?

Sorry Gents! Galentine's Day Is for the Girls

Seems like some Japanese girls out there prefer to enjoy yummy chocolates on Valentine's Day with female friends!

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