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The Venice of Japan

Venice isn't the only place where you can see houses floating on the sea.

Cute & Crafty Character & Animal Sushi

These cute sushi rolls are just too adorable to eat!

Find Food Heaven in Hokkaido

Please, please eat something before watching this video about what to eat in Hokkaido. You've been warned.

3 Incredible Japanese Restaurants in NYC

If you're in the New York City area and looking for top-class, authentic Japanese cuisine, from sushi to soba, we've got you covered!

These Sushi Rolls Are Literally Over the Top!

Can you handle the overflowing sushi rolls at this conveyor belt sushi restaurant in Hokkaido?

3 Classic Souvenirs from Toyama

When shopping for souvenirs on your first tour of Toyama, you may not be able to make a quick decision about which to select. Here are three representative Toyama souvenirs that can help you make your choice!

Helpful Healthy Tips When Ordering Sushi

When it comes to calorie intake, not all sushi is created equal. So if you're looking for healthier options, be sure to follow these tips!

10 Restaurants Serving Mountain-Sized Portions

These 10 dining establishments in Tokyo (and the surrounding area) are not for those whose eyes are bigger than their stomachs.

Leggo My Sushi Roll!

More than just a Lego sushi restaurant, this dining establishment has a wild bunch of patrons and even a fully functioning conveyor belt!

Bringing Japanese Food Culture to the World

Highlighting Japan sat with Food Industry Affairs Bureau Director-General Masayuki Yamashita to talk about MAFF's global strategy following UNESCO's recognition of Japanese cuisine as an element of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2013.

5 Tokyo Foodie Favorites

Tokyo is stuffed to the brim with delicious food, presenting visitors with an smorgasbord of delicious flavors you have to try!

Singapore to Japan: Around Japan in 8 Days!

How to enjoy Japan in 8 days without missing any of the best bits

Ekiben: Symbols of Colorful Local Culture

There was a time in Japanese history when each domain acted practically as its own country. So it's hardly surprising that each area developed its own culture and customs, giving a distinctive flavor and flair to each region.

Different Elevations: From Sea to Mountain

Taste the finest foods produced by the different elevations of sea and mountain in Japan.

Book These 6 Hot Tokyo Restaurants in English!

Want to hit top-class restaurants in Tokyo but worried about the language barrier? This service will not only get you your reservation, but also set up your meal!

Make these 3 Edible Micro-Dishes!

Check out these videos to learn how to make your own tiny, delightfully delectable Japanese dishes!

Western-Style Sushi at Sushiro

Call us sushi philistines if you will, but sometimes we want to eschew the raw fish and go for sushi with a little more substance and a taste of home. Luckily, sushi train stalwart Sushiro has an interesting selection on the menu.

Mountain-Sized Servings of Sushi in Ueno

These sushi portions are so big, you won't be able to fit it all in your mouth in one bite!

Sushi Burger Gallery!

Check out this selection of eight gorgeous ways to replace your burger bun with rice!

The City of Photo Props

This Chiba town is proud of its long history—and its face cutout photo prop opportunities!

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