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3 Ways to Ride High Above Tokyo

A blast from the past but a vision of the future, monorails offer a unique view high up above the metropolis. These three videos take you on a ride over Tokyo without having to leave your home!

Kurobe Gorge in Autumn

A quick, endearing trip around the magnificent Kurobe Gorge.

All Aboard the Fireworks Train!

Dubbed "Genbi," this unique bullet train will be going into service on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line in Spring 2016.

Enjoy the Comfort of a Hotel on a Train!

Not only do you get to relax and take in the surroundings of this train, the destination is one that no tourist would want to miss!

Hike the Yoro Valley

Chiba Prefecture's Yoro Valley (or Yoro Keikoku) offers rivers, waterfalls, seasonal vistas and even a black-water onsen!

The Train that Wouldn't Quit in 2015

This small train station in Hokkaido has kept open for one high school girl until she graduates at the end of March 2016.

A Visual Love Letter to Japan

There are Japan videos, and then there are things like this. Set to Yuzo Koshiro's sweeping "Cerulean Woodlands," this 10-minute piece of art is truly a love letter to Japan.

Chiba's 3 Craziest Trains

Check out the three craziest (and coolest!) trains in Chiba.

Smile, You're on Hanshin Camera!

In an effort to curb the use of people looking at their cellphones while walking, Hanshin Railway Company decided to build a rather ingenious device that singles people out.

Seat Orientation May Improve Station Safety

JR West has uncovered a simple solution for reducing the number of drunken customers falling onto its train tracks.

Saitama's Train Museum & More!

Once you're done at the Railway Museum, there's also the Bonsai Village and a modern underground cavern to explore.

Faster than a Speeding Bullet Train

Just can't wait for the Maglev bullet train to come out? True train lovers can bring home a miniature version for their living rooms!

All Aboard the Snow Miku Train!

From February 5 to 11, residents of Sapporo City will see their town transformed into a Snow Miku wonderland complete with Snow Miku trains and merchandise.

A Day at Jigokudani Monkey Park

Look out for some incredible shots of swimming monkeys and delicious-looking food—plus a time-lapse view of what it looks like when the staff set up your futon at a lovely 'ryokan' in Nagano!

Spring in Nagoya

The majestic Mount Fuji from shinkansen window, cherry blossoms at its peak, and Nagoya-jo is a nice way to enjoy spring in Japan.

An Artist's Perspective on Kyoto & Nara

Designer and illustrator Carolina Puropopo shares her artistic impressions of Kyoto and Nara.

4 Ways to Hit the Snow from Tokyo

Just because you'll rarely see flakes in Japan's biggest city doesn't mean you can't reach them when needed. Here are four great ways to meet all your skiing and snowboarding needs right from the bright lights of the metropolis!

Nanoblocks at High Speeds

Make your own Hayabusa Shinkansen out of Nanoblocks!

5 Reasons to Use Metropolitan Trains

Commuting in metropolitan areas has its drawbacks, but we're here to offer five great reasons to board those busy trains!

Our Trip to Japan: The Arrival

Designer and illustrator Carolina Puropopo shares her adventures on her first day in Tokyo.

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