An AR Solution for Safe Social Distancing
An innovative app that uses augmented reality software to measure proper social distancing.
Japan Now Has 5G Network Service
Major Japanese cellphone service provider NTT Docomo launches next-generation 5G wireless service, the first in the country to do so.
COVID-19 Tracking App Launched in Japan
Japan launches a smartphone app that notifies users when they may have come into contact with someone infected with the COVID-19.
Awesome iPhone Cases Show Off Surreal Tokyo
Japanese illustrator Shinji Tsuchimochi created his own '100 Views of Tokyo,' and has turned some of his whimsical & surreal prints into gorgeous iPhone cases!
SoftBank Fails to Declare Billions in Income
Japanese tax authorities have found that SoftBank Group Corporation failed to declare about 40 billion yen in income for the business year through March 2019.
Necessary Japanese Jargon for Dating Apps
Dating apps are getting more popular Japan, as it gives people easier access to find dates and meet new people. Just like everything else in Japan, there's lots of jargon hiding the true meaning. Here are some common terms we've decoded for you.
Check Out the Best Japanese Ads of 2017
Famous musicians, actors and idol group members star in these memorable commercials that will make you laugh, cry and (hopefully) want to buy what they’re selling.
Instagramable Shopping Street Kagurazaka
In the middle of Tokyo, there's a calm shopping street that is visited mainly by locals: Kagurazaka. Its photogenic stores have started to attract tourist attention and their camera snaps. Let us introduce you to our Insta-bae (Instagramable) selections!
Get Your Hands on 'Twilight at Nihonbashi'
Learn how you can score one of these cool, ukiyo-e-inspired photos that are great as phone wallpapers.
Staying Fit While Staying Home
Read on for some simple tips and tools for staying fit while staying at home.
How to Text Like a High School Girl
Japanese is a multi-faceted language, with many differences in how the language is written and spoken. The ubiquity of smartphones has created a whole new category of strange slang, which is especially popular among high school girls!
5G Experience in Tokyo
Major Japanese telecommunications operator KDDI has launched a facility where people can experience the latest 5G cellular network.
Studying Japanese at Home
A lot of language learners have had their educational plans disrupted by the COVID-19 epidemic. But that doesn't mean that your Japanese learning has to come to a halt!
App Visualizes How Much Sugar is in Your Drink
Sometimes even a conscientious consumer can find it hard to visualize how much sugar is in a soft drink, even after reading a label. Luckily, there’s an app for that.
Travel Like a Pro with the WOW! JAPAN APP
With the in-depth info of a guidebook and special discounts and coupons you can use on your trip, the WOW! JAPAN APP is one of the best tools for visitors to Japan!
10 Snow Spots in Japan Perfect for Instagram
If you want to get your 'Gram game going while traveling in the land of the rising sun in winter, make sure to keep in mind these Instagram-worthy spots for your itinerary.
Defeat Final Fantasy Bosses on Yamanote Line
Unlock goodies, battle bosses and collect Final Fantasy characters at each of the Yamanote Line stations.
Lawson Teams Up with Uber Eats
Lawson becomes the first convenience store chain in Japan to offer delivery service with Uber Eats, which has become quite ubiquitous in major cities in Japan.
The Perfect Hotel for Digital Nomads
Prince Hotels opens an accommodation facility where everything from making reservations to checking out can be done with a smartphone.
Visit the Poo Museum from the Comfort of Home
The Poo Museum pop-up proved to be so successful, that long lines of fans were clenching in anticipation to get in. But, with COVID-19 keeping many facilities closed, customers can enjoy the museum from their own personal throne.