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Get a Workout While on These Rides!

Pump those leg muscles to get these rides working in a theme park that's almost entirely human-powered!

Top 10 Roller Coasters in Japan

Hang onto your seats, it's going to be a bumpy ride as we unveil our top picks for best roller coasters in Japan!

A Ghibli Land We'd Love to See in Real Life

While the Ghibli Museum is wonderful, if only it could be built, who wouldn't pay through the nose to visit this incredible, full-blown Ghibli theme park?

A Kyushu Trip the Whole Family Can Enjoy!

Saga, Kumamoto and Nagasaki offer shopping, theme parks, hot springs, brewery tours and many more unique experiences. There's something for everyone!

3 Reasons Why I Like Tokyo DisneySea

If you had to choose between Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea, which would you choose?

How to Use a Loppi Ticket Machine

Loppi ticket machines are a convenient way to get tickets for sports events, concerts and theater, as well as day passes for Universal Studios Japan, Disneyland and the Ghibli Museum!

Top 4 Theme Parks in Tokyo

Think you know the most popular theme parks in Tokyo? You just might be surprised at what attractions didn't make our list!

Miyazaki Plans Idyllic Nature Park for Kids

The director of My Neighbor Totoro is planning a children's park on an island in Okinawa. The real question is, how will he keep the adults away?

Go Inside the Oldest Amusement Park in Japan

Hanayashiki, located in Asakusa, Tokyo, is the oldest amusement park in Japan—though it wasn't always an amusement park. Take a look into the park's incredible past and how it has stood the test of time.

Experience the Edo Period at Toei Eigamura

Where can you still see samurai, ninja and geisha roaming the streets of Japan? The answer is this theme park in Kyoto!

Feel Like Godzilla at Tobu World Square

Filled with 1/25 scale models of famous structures from around the world, Tobu World Square is a fun way to experience 45 World Heritage Sites on a single day trip from Tokyo!

Get Swept Up by a Pteranodon at USJ!

Opened in March 2016, USJ's Flying Dinosaur claims to be the longest 'flying' roller coaster in the world—meaning you ride it facing straight down!

Japan's Top 12 Amusement Parks

Looking for a thrill, but don't know where to start? Check out the 12 best amusement parks in Japan!

An Action-Packed Day at Nagashima Spa Land

You could kick back and relax all day at Nagashima Spa Land. Or, you can get your thrills on the best roller coasters in western Japan, enjoy some smooth jazz, go shopping, and cap off the day with a leisurely soak in the hot springs!

An Amusement Park with Spanish Flair

Get the essence of Spain, without the expensive plane tickets or long flights, in Japan's Mie Prefecture.

The Magical World of Universal Studios Japan

Coming to Osaka? Then make sure to also book a visit to Universal Studios Japan for a thrilling adventure straight from the silver screen!

Top 4 Aquariums in Kansai

Ever wanted to touch a dolphin? How about pet sharks, rays or other exotic fish? Or maybe you've wanted to see what an ultra-modern aquarium might look like. Here are four major aquariums in the Kansai area, all accessible and offering something unique.

Huis Ten Bosch’s 3-D Projection Mapping Show

Huis Ten Bosch’s Kingdom of Light has a face for each of the four seasons! Come take a peek at some of the incredible illuminations on display.

Death Eaters Set to Attack USJ!

Get your wands ready, for the Death Eaters from the Harry Potter franchise are poised to attack the popular Osaka theme park, Universal Studios Japan (USJ).

Rent a Theme Park for ¥3 Million

Spacemarket is an Airbnb for event spaces that emphasizes unique venues far beyond your standard banquet hall.

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