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Where to Go in Japan for the Best Live Music

Tokyo has a number of suburbs that are overflowing with live music hubs, many of which accommodate specific genres. No matter your taste there’s a venue (or live house) for you, even if you're not in Tokyo.

Permanent Pokémon Café to Open in Tokyo

Missed your chance to eat at the limited-time Pokémon restaurants? The new eatery will be ready for you whenever you come to town.

Starry Café Lights up Haneda

Looking to kill some time before your flight out of Tokyo's Haneda Airport? Head to Planetarium Starry Café on the fifth floor of the international terminal for a view of 40,000,000 stars while you wait!

Outer Tokyo's 5 Best Fall Foliage Spots

Outer Tokyo awaits those who want a quick getaway from the city or (sometimes) an evening trip to soak in a few lesser-known spots.

'Ranma 1/2' Café Set to Open in 3 Cities

Longtime 'Ranma' fans can indulge in a bevy of lovingly crafted dishes with clever nods to the series and even experience some VR entertainment while waiting for their orders.

Muji Huts Are Back & Ready for Purchase

Previously only available to other businesses, these tiny Muji homes can now be purchased by anyone.

How to Conveniently Travel by Train in Tokyo

Train travel in Tokyo can be either the most tiring or the most exciting experience with the seemingly countless number of network lines. Here are some tips to help you move around the capital of Japan and get the most out of your money.

Kamen Joshi Named Akihabara Ambassadors

In the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, masked girl idols Kamen Joshi have been appointed official ambassadors for Akihabara tourism.

Final 3 Mascot Pairs for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

These six mascots take their inspiration from sakura cherry blossoms, shrines, and Japanese fairy tales. But only one pair can represent Tokyo at the 2020 Olympic Games. Which team deserves the gold?

Meet the Queen of Robot Entertainment

Behind the bright lights and massive robots at this popular tourist spot is a female president who’s been there from the very beginning.

Stay at an Inexpensive Overnight Internet Café

With overnight stays costing as low as the price of two meals, travelers can save big and relax in comfortable rooms situated right in the heart of the otaku capital.

Video Map of Tokyo's Trains Has Us Hypnotized

There’s definitely a beauty to the controlled chaos of the morning commute in Japan’s capital.

6 Stylish Cafés in Tokyo Perfect for Instagram

We're rounding up the most stylish cafés in Tokyo to snap an Instagram-worthy moment to post on your feed and impress your friends.

Test Your Ninja Skills

For the first time ever, Koga City's ninja exam was held in Tokyo and test takers dressed in ninja cosplay to earn an extra 10 points on the exam.

Can You Solve the Tokyo Metro Mystery?

One part scavenger hunt and one part mind puzzle, these clues will have you racing from one Tokyo metro subway station to the next.

People Are Going Bananas for These Kit Kats

Everyone's favorite Tokyo souvenir, Tokyo Banana, gets a Kit Kat makeover!

20 Absolutely Romantic Date Spots in Tokyo

No trip to Tokyo is complete without checking out these Tokyo's dating spots.

Harajuku Girls' Top 10 Themed Cafés

Follow the cool crowd and head to these little-known cafés for unusual themed experiences you won’t ever forget.

Tokyo Restaurant Offers Diners a Uni-que Taste

A new restaurant aims to share their addiction to 'uni' (sea urchin) with Tokyo residents.

Hacks for Dealing With Dietary Needs in Japan

The food in Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido and most anywhere in Japan might cause you to forget about your dietary restrictions. However, for those of us who cannot forego our diets due to health or religious reasons, these are our tips to dining to Japan.

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