All About Japan

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!

The Spectacular Story Behind Keiko's Kimono

Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Taylor Hawkins is back with another poignant look at the world of Japanese craftsmanship, but this time focusing on one remarkable artisan in particular: Keiko Tanabe, a master of the 'yuzen' kimono dyeing process.

Spice It Up or Cool Down with 3 Soba Recipes

Light and refreshing, sweet and spicy, or traditional and nostalgic—however you're feeling tonight, we've got three methods of enjoying soba noodles that are sure to please your dinner guests!

An Ode to Magikarp: The Weakest Pokémon

Magikarp, considered the most pathetic Pokémon of all, gets its very own song!

East Japan Shines in 5 Videos of Wintry Wonder

If you can't make your way out to Fukushima, Tochigi or Ibaraki Prefectures, Diamond Route Japan is bringing their majesty to your screen in five breathtaking videos that will have you packing your bags immediately!

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!

Explore 'Your Name' in a Whole New Way

The hit anime movie that took Japan by storm now has its own world, built and designed by a Minecraft player.

The New Cardcaptor Sakura Trailer is Here!

The new animated installment of 'Cardcaptor Sakura' is to be released before the start of new TV series, bridging the gap between the old and new story arcs.

Bieber Meets PPAP—Bromance Ensues

Justin Beiber teams up with Piko Taro for a hilarious new Softbank commercial featuring pens, pineapples, apples and a whole school full of excited students.

Japan's Biggest Morning Market

Chris and Ryotaro from 'Abroad in Japan' head up to Hachinohe to check out the biggest morning market in Japan. Who wants squid mouth? Not Chris.

The Bromance Is Strong with These Two Artists

The Justin Beiber x Piko Taro Softbank commercials have finally been released, and the Pineapple x Baby bromance is strong.

Touching Tribute to Station Master's Last Day

This heartwarming video captures the emotion of the last day of work for a Japanese rail station employee.

Three Xylophonists Take on Video Game Songs

Who needs an orchestra when you can have three talented xylophonists play your favorite theme songs from memorable video games?

Ice Skater Becomes Sailor Moon in Routine

Professional skater Evgenia Medvedeva recreates Sailor Moon’s transformation sequence on the ice in Tokyo.

Piko Taro Joins Psy in His Latest Music Video

Piko Taro and Psy, the viral hitmakers from Japan and South Korea respectively, get together to show us their awesome dance moves in a new music video.

Small Island Burns for Japan's Early Days

Every year in January, the 800 residents of this small island pray for health and remember the nation's first emperor with a pillar of flame.

New 4K Video Showcases the Beauty of San'in

Ditch Tokyo and Kyoto to explore the region that combines Tottori and Shimane Prefectures: San'in.

Get a Bird's-Eye View of Arboreal Architecture

Tokyo-based studio Assistant created a home among the trees of Karuizawa that incorporates the beauty of nature, inside and out.

Peeling Back the Surface of Robot Geisha

MythBusters' Adam Savage explores Ghost in the Shell’s coolest practical effects at Weta Workshop.

36 Kisses, 9 Boys, 1 Great Music Video

This Japanese boy band is taking the internet by storm with their infamous 'Shadow Kiss' music video, featuring all nine of the members giving each other smooches.

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