7 Standout Sweets from 6 Prefectures
Because every prefecture has a specialty, keep this 'sweet' list of seven snacks in mind on your next trip across Japan. They're too good not to try!
Bring a Taste of Ghibli to Your Kitchenware
Iconic characters from the popular Hayao Miyazaki anime 'Spirited Away' are ready to terrify and/or charm you at mealtime.
How to Draw Intimate 'Boys Love' Scenes
From hugs to piggybacks and intimate kisses, this reference manual is filled with romantic male-on-male BL scenarios.
Soothe Your Throat With... a Kit Kat?!
Containing real throat lozenge powder, this new release is one of the most unusual Kit Kats seen in Japan to date.
People Are Going Bananas for These Kit Kats
Everyone's favorite Tokyo souvenir, Tokyo Banana, gets a Kit Kat makeover!
Wonder Woman & Hello Kitty Finally Join Forces
For the first time ever, Sanrio’s cute cat will be teaming up with a Western-made film.
A Foodie's Guide to the Delicacies of Tohoku
Food & Drink Tohoku Pacific Coast
How could one visit the Tohoku Pacific Coast without trying the seafood? Here's a rundown of the culinary delights to be on the lookout for while visiting the flavorful northeastern region of Japan.
Cement Your Friendship With a Custom Seal
For the perfect birthday present, choose from a full array of 366 'hana komon' seals, each with its own associated meaning and symbolism.
Japan's Top 5 Roadside Service Stops
If you're planning a road trip in Japan, you may just want to stop by one of these rest areas for a soak in a hot spring, locally sourced fruits and vegetables and scenic views.
The Purrfect Bento Box for Cat Lovers
Store your lunch in a tiny cat-shaped bento box modeled after real-life rescue cats!
Duty-Free Shopping as Soon as You Land
Travelers to Japan are now able shop duty free in the immediate arrival area of Narita Airport's Terminal 2, eliminating the need to carry heavy purchases on-board beforehand.
Top 5 Things to Take Home from Hokkaido
Home to well-fed and well-cared-for cattle (for meat and dairy) and abundant seafood, Hokkaido may just well be Japan's 'land of milk and honey!'
Protect Your Money with Moon Prism Power!
Centuries-old textile-making techniques have been used to create this new, stylish Sailor Moon wallet.
Tote Around Your Very Own Bento Backpack
Japan’s iconic boxed lunch serves as inspiration for a bag big enough to hold multiple meals.
Get Your Hands on Super Mario Bros. Makeup
Japanese makeup cosmetic line Shu Uemura is introducing a holiday collection to look your Princess Peach best.
Sanrio & Sailor Moon Collab Goods Are Here
Sailor Moon and My Melody are teaming up in their first collaboration to bring you adorable goods with a dash of Moon Prism power.
Get the Mario Seal of Approval with New Stamps
He's stomped out goombas and koopas, now Mario and friends are finally here as stamps for your postage.
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.
Create Your Own Personalized Kit Kat Box
Customize your very own Kit Kat box to take home with you and share with your friends and family.
Don't Leave Hokkaido Without These 5 Souvenirs
Hokkaido is an island blessed with nature that lends itself to the creation of many great natural products. It also provides excellent ingredients for popular souvenirs. If you're looking for inspiration, here's your souvenir shopping list.