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Like a Luxury Hotel, but on Wheels!

Overnight buses are one of the cheaper options for traveling from Tokyo to Osaka, but this isn't your run-of-the-mill overnight bus!

360-Degree 'Gachapon' Adventure in Akihabara

Have you ever seen 'gachapon' machines stacked four high? Take a 360-degree tour of the Akihabara Gachapon Kaikan!

Sushi Kit Kats: Not Just an April Fools' Joke!

Good news for Kit Kat fans! Kit Kat Chocolatory is celebrating the opening of their Ginza store with gifts of sushi-flavored Kit Kats, but for a limited time only!

These Cocktails Are a Bright Idea

Feeling in the mood for some crafty cocktails? This bar set to open in Tokyo is your best chance to try some one-of-a-kind cocktails.

Great Cities Made Greater with Kimono Rentals

There are a number of places in Japan where you can rent a kimono and enjoy walking around town, typically centered around regions with well-preserved historical streets. And it's not just Kyoto!

Top 4 Spots in Tokyo to Woo a Date

Got a big date and need a good recommendation on where to go? We've got you covered with our Top 4 romantic areas around Tokyo.

Traditional 'Sobaya' Around Tokyo

There are quite a few famous and historical 'sobaya' that have been in the Japanese capital for a while. Some of them have serving delicious soba noodles for more than a century!

The Most Expensive Sushi Roll We've Ever Seen!

Invite good fortune into your mouth with sushi wrapped in edible gold.

3-Day Unlimited Pass for Tokyo & East Japan

Planning to be in Japan in late July? JR East is offering a cheap three-day pass covering Tokyo and northeastern Japan for a limited time!

5 Outside-the-Box First Date Ideas

There's no better way to get to know your date than to dive into a first-time experience for both of you. Here are five outside-the-box ideas you can try in the Tokyo and Yokohama areas that are sure to give you insight into one another!

All-You-Can-Eat Meat for Less Than 3 Bucks

It's the deal of a lifetime for meat lovers and it's only here for one day and one day only!

All Aboard the 'Your Name' Bus!

If you’re an anime fan planning to make a pilgrimage to the location that inspired the hit anime film 'Your Name,' your bus has arrived!

The Spotlight's on D. H. Rosen

If you're tapped into the art scene in Japan, then you've likely come across artist/writer/curator/producer Daniel H. Rosen, the go-to guru in the creative community.

Get Fresh at Tokyo's Lesser-Known Fish Market

It may not be as famous as Tsukiji, but Adachi Market is actually the only seafood-exclusive wholesale market in Tokyo. If you're looking for quality sushi without the long queues, we've got the new spot for you!

The Perfect Valentine's Day Ramen

Whether it's in a sauce, sprinkled around a foie gras ball or just in plain bar form, there are three ways to enjoy chocolate in your ramen at this Tokyo ramen restaurant—for a limited time!

Tokyo Time Lapse

Award-winning international photographer Matthew Pillsbury takes a long look at Tokyo, offering a contemplation of the profound socio-technological complexity of this massive city.

Bring Your Lucky Charms to Yoyogi Park!

Which foreign holiday in Japan expects to attract 100,000 people and provide endless amounts of drinks, delicious food, a variety of music and more in 2017?

Tokyo Marathon: From Start to Finish

Runners from all corners of the globe come to participate in the Tokyo Marathon in February each year. In 2016, AAJ contributor Jinichi Segawa set out to run the course with camera in hand.

Dive into Tokyo's Most Beautiful Streets

Think you've seen all there is to see of Tokyo? This gorgeous video will make you want to go back out and hit the streets to explore all over again!

Steampunk Fashion Event Returns to Tokyo

This April, trick out your closet with some steampunk fashion items that incorporate a Japanese aesthetic into your 19th-century steampunk gear.

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