All About Japan

4 Fun & Weird Ways to Use the Train

Japanese trains are fast and efficient. But have you ever seen one used as a rolling showroom? Or how about having a concert at 260 kilometers per hour?

How do You Define 'Kawaii'?

Ad agency Dentsu seeks to visually define the term 'kawaii.' Do you agree? Watch the video and find out!

Tour Miyazaki through 6 Incredible Videos

Ancient shrines, traditional crafts, horseback riding, surfing, golf, great food and more all crammed against some of the most picturesque coastline you could hope to see. This is Miyazaki!

5 Top Trainspotting Sites in Tokyo

Want to enjoy some of Tokyo's best trainspotting sites? Here are five fantastic places to get the best views of Tokyo's trains without even entering a station!

The Grittier Side of Scandal

Scandal's seventh studio album, 'Yellow,' follows the tried-and-tested pop-rock formula while occasionally delving into a grittier side of the band we haven't heard before.

Can You Sell Homes with Dozing Commuters?

Japanese people often sleep on the train. It doesn’t just happen during the morning rush hour, either: it happens pretty much at any time of day. This cute video connects train dozing with the importance of having a nice home at the end of the ride.

Charisma.com's 'Aidoru C' Hits Like a Slap

Aidoru C, the latest album from Charisma.com, dares you to dance while hitting you in the face with topical lyrics that don’t pull any punches.

See How Momotaro Jeans are Made

Momotaro Jeans' craftspeople have dedicated their lives to denim. See how they produce a pair of jeans, from start to finish.

Japan's Oldest Manga Gets Animated

Studio Ghibli, the famed animation production house that brought us 'Spirited Away' and 'My Neighbor Totoro,' is breathing animated life into a centuries-old manga.

How to Move a Rail Line in a Single Night

Watch this amazing video to see how 1,200 station workers in Shibuya shifted the tracks of the Toyoko Line from above ground to underground in just one night in March 2013.

Shinjuku Station in Super Slow Motion

This super slow motion video taken at Shinjuku Station freeze makes mundane life pop like living sculptures.

Aichi's Maglev Still Running Strong

YouTubers Rachel & Jun introduce Linimo, one of only two maglev (magnetic levitation) trains presently open to public use in the world, the other being in Shanghai.

'Furoshiki' Shoes will Ensconce Your Feet

These wrap-around shoes have been inspired by traditional Japanese 'furoshiki' wrapping cloths, which were historically used to carry things like clothing or bento. But when you put them on your feet, they can carry you wherever you want to go!

Riding Shotgun on a Subway

Ever wonder how a subway conductor sees the world? This video will give you a rare opportunity to hop in the driver's seat!

Nanoblocks at High Speeds

Make your own Hayabusa Shinkansen out of Nanoblocks!

Band-Maid Announce New Album for May 2016

Japanese all-girl rock group Band-Maid have announced their upcoming album Brand New Maid, set for release on May 18, 2016.

Make Adorable Rilakkuma Cookie Cup Clingers!

Uber-talented Korean food artist and YouTuber Sweet The MI shows us that cookies and milk can be a lot more kawaii than we could ever imagine!

Saitama Pizza Buns

Why make regular sweet buns when you can make Saitama sweet buns?

Sailor Moon Crystal Season 3 Trailer is Here!

At long last, Sailor Moon fans can rejoice! All the sailor scouts will be appearing in the third season of 'Sailor Moon Crystal.'

Exist†trace Release New Video & Album

Visual-kei metal band Exist†trace has released the music video for their new song 'Dream Rider' from their upcoming mini-album This is Now.

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