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3 Wild 'Onsen' Theme Parks

Want a little more than just a soak in hot water? Try an 'onsen' theme park, where a whole world of water-related adventure awaits!

The Japan Summer Experience Exhibit

This exhibit has it all if you want to experience a Japanese summer: festivals, a haunted house and even traditional bathhouse murals.

The 3 Dragon Gates of Tokyo

Who needs Dragon Balls? There are three Dragon Gates in Tokyo said to grant the wish you make while touching them!

Go for a Home Run at a Batting Center in Japan

Whether you're an aspiring pro or just looking for a way to erase stress from your day, why not give one of Japan's ubiquitous batting centers a try!

This 'Izakaya' Truly Is Stranger than Fiction!

Read only if you're up for a wacky 'izakaya' experience.

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!

6 Zoos for a Day Trip in Tokyo

If you're in Tokyo and dying to see some animals, why not have a day out at one of these zoos for some fur time!

Virtual Reality Made Real in Odaiba

Want to fight zombies in a VR warehouse? Head on down to Odaiba!

The Bar Just for Idol 'Wotaku'

If you're truly serious about your J-pop idol fandom, you have to head to Yokkorasho in Shinjuku.

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!

The 5 Top-Searched Hotels in Tokyo

From movie and Japanese pop-culture fans to those who just want a simple room, these 5 top-searched Tokyo hotels will provide you with excitement, comfort, and definitely a good night’s rest.

This Cosplayer Will Give You Nightmares

Cosplayers have been known to dress up in outfits that will scary the socks off of anyone, but this cosplayer takes things one step further.

10 After-Midnight Time Killers Around Tokyo

There are many ways to spend time in the never-sleeping city of Tokyo. But what happens when you have too much fun out and miss the last train home? We've got some ideas!

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.

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!

10 Totally Instagram-Worthy Spots in Japan

Japan is a wonderfully photogenic country, perfect for photo fans and Instagrammers. Take envy-inducing shots at some of the country's finest spots!

3 Reasons Why I Like Tokyo DisneySea

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

3 Pottery Trips from Japan's Biggest Cities

We've lined up three famous pottery towns that make easy day trips from Nagoya, Osaka or Tokyo.

9 Can't-Miss Souvenirs from Tokyo Disneyland

If you have a chance to go to Tokyo Disneyland, you must check out these souvenirs. Don't forget to buy a gift for yourself too!

An Office Tailor-Made for a Fashion Giant

Get a peek inside the new, posh office of Start Today, one of the largest Japanese fashion companies. The bubble-like meeting rooms and indoor greenery are sure to inspire fresh new ideas!

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