Bungee Jumping into Adulthood
Some of Japan’s new adults celebrate their coming of age this year with bungee jumping.
More Foreign Than Japanese Residents in 2019
The Tokyo area welcomed more new foreign residents than Japanese citizens last year, marking the first time for the foreign population to increase faster than the Japanese one for the area since the ministry began separating such demographic data in 2012.
All Aboard WWII Museum Ship Hikawa Maru
After 30 years of service at sea, the ship now serves as a maritime museum where you can stroll around the decks and witness the elegant first-class cabins, preserved as it was over a half-century ago.
Taste the Ramen Rainbow at Baby Star Land
At Baby Star Land in Yokohama, you can try all the Baby Star flavors and collaboration products, some fresh out of the fryer.
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.
Deep Dive Kanto Day Trips
More than just the beloved mega metropolis, Tokyo, the Kanto region is home to many local areas, each with their own unique charms. If you want to explore another side of Japan, these day trip ideas from Tokyo are the perfect way to do it!
Famous Raw Egg Coffee at Yokohama's Café Giang
Vietnam's famous egg coffee has finally made its way to Japan. You don't need to wait to experience this unique concoction—try it now at Café Giang's newly-opened Yokohama branch.
Lawson Tries Out Unmanned Store Operation
Convenience store giant Lawson is experimenting with operating an outlet that's unmanned overnight to tackle labor shortage.
Party with 2,000 Pikachus
For an entire week, over 2,000 Pikachus invade and parade through Yokohama's Minato Mirai area with five huge shows and many mini events.
Gyoza + Beer Lovers Unite at Dandadan Sakaba
If you've got a craving for juicy gyoza and cheap beer, get yourself to the fastest growing gyoza + beer izakaya chain in Kanto—Dandadan Sakaba.
Can You Escape from the Nine Rooms?
With only a 10 percent chance of survival in the experiential escape room, do you think you have what it takes to survive?
A.I. Tells Your Fortune with Bubble Tea Order
With all the different bubble tea shops trying to compete, Answer Tea serves delicious bubble tea with tapioca entertainment for your mouth, with a side of A.I. fortune-telling entertainment for your soul.
Take a Peek at These 'Pika Pika' Popscicles
Poké-fans have three new ways to stay cool, thanks to the Drink and Ice Shop by Pokémon Café pop-up shops that’ll be open during the Pikachu Outbreak, taking place between August 6 and 12.
Rugby Fans Quench Their Thirst in Yokohama
As rugby fever sweeps through Japan, fans from across the globe are celebrating with beer—and tons of it!
Try International Ramen at the Raumen Museum
At the Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum, you can savor the best ramen from all around Japan in one convenient location.
Pop Idols Sing for Prison inmates
Female duo Paix2 holds its 500th prison concert to encourage inmates to rehabilitate and return to society.
The 'Doctor Fish' Will See You Now
After a long day walking around and exploring all the tourist attractions, why not rest and revive your feet with a fish foot bath?
Keep Your Eyes Peeled for These New Poké Lids
Pokémon have been popping up all over Japan in the craziest of places—below us!
Shop in Yokohama's Historical Warehouse Port
The Yokahama Akarenga (Red Brick Warehouse)'s iconic red bricks have served as Yokohama's representative for over 100 years. Nowadays, the two-part building serves as a shopping complex and event venue where you can leisurely shop to your heart's content.
Yokohama Now Has Its Own KitKat!
The latest in Nestlé Japan's line of local KitKat flavors, Yokohama's debut is based on a famous local souvenir.