Muji Huts Are Back & Ready for Purchase
Previously only available to other businesses, these tiny Muji homes can now be purchased by anyone.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
5 Cheap Shopping Stops Near Famous Japan Sites
Ginza, Omotesando and Shibuya are not the only places to shop in Japan. In some Tokyo suburbs, there are places worth a stop; outside Tokyo, you may just score even better deals!
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.
What's the Average Cost of Living in Japan?
So, how expensive is Japan really? Read on to find out the average cost of living in Japan in comparison to the US dollar and the UK pound sterling to see if a potential move to Japan is within your budget!
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.
Taiko-Lab: Learn to Drum in 60 Minutes
Located just north of Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Taiko-Lab offers a chance to learn the basics of 'taiko' drumming in about 60 minutes—an essential part of any Japan experience!
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!
Catch a Glimpse of 'Sakura' in the Winter
One popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Tokyo has transformed its riverside property into a sakura tree light display.
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.
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.
20 Absolutely Romantic Date Spots in Tokyo
No trip to Tokyo is complete without checking out these Tokyo dating spots.
People Are Going Bananas for These Kit Kats
Everyone's favorite Tokyo souvenir, Tokyo Banana, gets a Kit Kat makeover!
Finding Beauty in the Crowd
Tokyo is one of the world's most densely populated metropolitan cities, and one artist is finding beauty in the everyday clutter.
Going Back in Time for Books at Jimbocho
After reading, book-loving locals usually sell their tomes back to second-hand bookstores so the books will find a new home. Luckily, there's an old street in the middle of Tokyo that has more than 100 stores dedicated to old books: Jimbocho.
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?
Tokyo Restaurant Offers Diners a Uni-que Taste
A new restaurant aims to share their addiction to 'uni' (sea urchin) with Tokyo residents.