Visit One of the World's Biggest Aquariums
Japan's largest world-class aquarium is home to thousands of species as well as a few of the world's largest aquarium guests.
The Joys of Japanese Festival Food
You can't say you've gone deeper in Japan until you've eaten the festival street food. Try Japanese classics like yakitori and yakinuku in addition to foreign surprises and a variety of fusion foods.
Robot Robot: Second-Hand Anime Goods Galore!
Find hidden treasures that you may have missed out on during your childhood at Robot Robot, a second-hand anime goods store. From plushes, key-chains, figures, posters and more, who knows what kind of treasure you'll find.
Become Part of the Past at Edo Wonderland
The Edo Period is still alive in this interactive theme park in Nikko, Tochigi where you can dress up as an Edo resident and relive the history of Japan.
This Owl Café in Akihabara Is a Hoot!
Looking for a unique animal experience in Tokyo? Akiba Fukurou just may be the solution.
Asakusa's Sanja Matsuri Carrying on Tradition
Join a party of 1.8 million people in this giant festival in the third week of May that parades through the streets of Asakusa.
Meguro's One-of-a-Kind Parasitological Museum
Check out over 60,000 different species of parasites at this one-of-a-kind parasite museum in Tokyo's Meguro neighborhood.
Sanctuary for All Types of Otaku
If you’re into anime, manga, Gundam, idols, 'doujinshi,' dolls, retro toys and more, you’re looking for Mandarake, a shopping complex that specializes in second-hand items for every otaku.
Learn Real Ninja Skills Fighting VR Monsters
Experience ninja training and use your skills on an immersive 3-D battleground.
Old Town Nostalgia at Yanaka Ginza Street
Enjoy a stroll down an old town road famous for its cat themed shops and wholesome small town feel.
Catch Your Own Meal At Zaou Fishing Restaurant
If you’ve ever wanted to catch your own fish and eat it too, then get down to Zaou, a restaurant for doing just that.
Food or Art? Flower Desserts Too Pretty to Eat
Hana no Babaroa makes beautiful Bavarian cream desserts that are works of art. These gelatin cakes are made with edible flowers and gold leaf, making them almost too pretty to eat.
Cuddle With Adorable Micro Pigs at Mipig Café
The newest player in animal cafés is here: micro pigs. The Mipig Cafe in Meguro is a four-story playpen for its 10 friendly resident micro pigs. Experience the cute cuddliness of of baby and adult micro pigs.
Ginza Itoya: a Japanese Stationery Wonderland
Japanese stationery is among the best in the world and Itoya Ginza is one of the best places to experience it. A 12-story stationery wonderland with floors dedicated to a different themes, you're sure to be entranced for hours.
Get a Free Behind-the-Scenes Tour of JAL
If you love aviation, you can't miss the JAL Factory Tour Sky Museum, a free 100-minute tour showing you what happens behind the scenes of Japan Airlines.
Try Delicious Sesame Ice Cream at Gomaya Kuki
Enjoy six flavors of sesame ice cream for a unique, rich, creamy and smooth Japanese culinary experience.
Look Down on the Metropolis from Tokyo Tower
The Tokyo Tower Deck Tour brings you 333 meters up the famous red landmark, showing you 360 degree views from the center of Tokyo.
Omiya's 2,000-Year-Old Hikawa Shrine
Contemplate life's journey as you make your way down the path of gates of this historical shrine.
Cheap Cat-Themed Street Food in Yanaka Ginza
If you're a sucker for cute cat-themed things and in the mood for some street food, make sure you hit up the retro shopping street Yanaka Ginza.
Eat Authentic Ainu Food in Yokohama
You don't need to go all the way to Hokkaido to eat authentic Hokkaido food. Instead, go to Wacca from Hokkaido, located in Yokohama but run by a Hokkaido native.