Buying Old Tokyo: Asakusa, Jinbocho and Nakano
Walk, shop, and explore three locales in Tokyo—Asakusa, Jinbocho, and Nakano—and immerse yourself in history and culture.
10 Best Things To Do In Takamatsu, Japan
Check out this list of the best things to do in Takamatsu, offering the best udon joints in Japan, sprawling gardens, and beautiful neighboring islands.
A Grand Mask That's Worth a Grand
As wearing a face covering has become essential in the COVID-19 era, one mask specialty store has opened in Tokyo, showing off a dazzling mask with a 100,000 yen (US$940) price tag!
Japan Packaging Design Award 2021
Every two years, the Japan Packaging Design Awards celebrate the achievements of stellar and captivating product designs, and the winners for 2021 have just been announced.
Camera-Inspired Edo Kiriko Glasses from Canon
Camera lovers need to snap up these stylish drinking glasses, inspired by Canon cameras and made from traditional Edo Kiriko glass.
Mizuno & Pokémon Team Up to Make Pokégear IRL
Pokémon worked with Mizuno to bring a line of snappy sportswear and accessories to be sold exclusively at their Pokémon Center outlets and select Mizuno branches.
Do You Want to Bring a Snowman?
If your snowperson wants to see more than just the front yard, we've found the perfect carrying case you never knew you needed.
This Aoyama Titanium Tumbler Store Is Metal AF
SUS Gallery has a new flagship store in the heart of Tokyo and it's sleek and stylish in silver and black.
Huge Harajuku Shopping Structure Set for 2022
The west corner of Jingumae Crossing has largely remained unchanged for the past 50 years, but that's set to change in 2022 with a new, reflective shopping complex.
Uber Eats Starts Medication Delivery Trials
Convenience store chain giant Lawson is teaming up with Uber Eats to deliver medication to those who need it.
Get Yours Hands on Some Handcrafted Pottery
Our friends at Spoon & Tamago are bringing you the best of the best in design across Japan. And the first featured artisan in the S&T shop has been announced. Click through to learn more about the chosen craftsperson.
Delight Your Valentine with Pokémon Chocolates
What do you get for the Pokémon fan who has caught 'em all this Valentine's Day? Your heart in the form of these chocolates!
Uniqlo Launching Line of Recycled Jackets
In an effort to boost sustainability, major Japanese clothing retailer UNIQLO will be selling recycled down jackets.
Secret Shopping Sprawls Under the Train Tracks
Welcome to Hibiya Okuroji, a new alleyway underneath Tokyo's railroad system that's filled with shops and eateries.
Robo-Scorpion Chair Perfect for Villain Lair
If you’re going to be spending several hours a day at your computer, aesthetics are important in keeping your wellness level up. And if that aesthetic is "techno arachnid super-villain," then there’s really only one sensible furniture choice.
Suga Elected LDP President
Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide has been elected president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and is set to become Japanese prime minister on September 16.
Canal City: Exploring Fukuoka's Luxury Mall
Check out Canal City Hakata for all of your entertainment needs! Whether you’re in search of an extraordinary date night, cafe time with friends, or fun with the kids, it has you covered!
Loewe's Limited 'Totoro' Luxury Leather Goods
Spanish luxury leather designer Loewe has released a special, limited-edition capsule collection for fans to combine their love of the film with quality goods.
Surviving Japan’s Winter – Must Have Items!
Thrive in Japan's bone-chilling winter with these 7 must-have (cheap) items!
Marvel at These Unique Satsuma Kiriko Glasses
Sculptural satsuma kiriko glasses are a rare find these days. But, here's your chance to own a piece or two.