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Giving a New Meaning to Dress-Up Shoes

These Detective Conan shoes are so formal they even come with their own bow tie or mini tie!

Train Postcards Represent Your Favorite Lines

Want to show your love for your favorite train line? With these wonderful train postcards, your dream is now a reality!

Heavenly Sake from Hokuriku

The Hokuriku region is home to many breweries famous for producing splendid sake. Let's take a look at some well-known Hokuriku sake we're sure you'll want to try!

7 Cool Sake-Inspired T-Shirts

Want to show your appreciation for sake and its history? Then tell everybody about it with these fantastic sake-inspired T-shirts!

Beautiful Koi-Inspired Bags

Navigate through the pedestrian sea of Japan with your very own fish companion.

Local Brewer Reinvented with Global Sake

25 years ago, Asahishuzo was just a local brewer with a faltering brand, its products losing market share not only to other breweries but also to beer, wine, shochu and other beverages.

Coming Tsum to Our Galaxy!

You won't need the force to gather all these Disney Tsum Tsum Star Wars plushies.

Ukiyo-e Inspired Cutely Gothic Charms

Part adorable, part gruesome, these charms embody the works of one of the most influential ukiyo-e artist of all time.

3 Award-Winning Craft Beer Breweries in Toyama

Many local brewers have tried to produce their own craft beer, but these three breweries in Toyama have found the secret recipe to success.

5 'Edgy' Gachapon Toys from Kitan Club

Looking for a pick-me-up? Give your drink a little character with our Top 5 'edge of cup' figurines!

Samurai Style Gets a Modern Makeover

Always wanted to dress like a samurai for work, but felt the full-on battle armor would be too much? How about trying one of these samurai shirts on for size?

Keep Track of Time with a Sakura Watch

As time ticks by, thousands of fleeting cherry blossoms are swept away by the gentle spring wind—and nothing paints this picture more vividly than Citizen's newest watch.

Samurai-Inspired Toy Cars

If the shogun were around long enough to test drive modern cars, we're pretty sure they would be rolling up to their castles in one of these bad boys.

Kitties That Won't Make a Mess on Your Desk

Aching for feline companionship, but have little living space? You can now buy these cute, palm-sized organizers.

Hello Kitty Mini Cruisers

We couldn't imagine a better Hello Kitty souvenir from Japan than these tiny cars—except maybe a life-sized one.

3 Top-of-the-Line Kokeshi Dolls

Kokeshi are traditional Japanese dolls expertly carved from wood. You’ve probably seen them around Japan, and after reading this article, you may want to start your own collection!

The Purrrfect Fluffy Feline Scarf

Keep warm and cute this winter in a new kitty scarf designed by Felissimo.

Fendi Pop-Up in Ginza

To mark the 50th anniversary of its presence in Japan, Fendi opened a pop-up shop in Ginza—its first and only boutique in Japan to showcase both men's and women's collections.

A Tasting Tour in Tokyo for Only ¥500!

Taste foods from all over Japan and experience traveling across the nation through food in only 90 minutes! Take a peek into Japan's history and culture through various unique flavors and regional styles.

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