Kobe Animal Kingdom
If you've ever wanted to feed and touch exotic animals, here's your chance at the Kobe Animal Kingdom, where the animals can wander around, interacting with each other as well as you, in a very open environment. Check it out!
Baby Tiger & Baby Lion Become Besties
Their time together is limited, but for now, these two make an adorable pair!
Kyoto to Fuji, Temples to Nature
Follow this globetrotter as he adventures through Kyoto and the five lakes surrounding Mount Fuji.
Top 5 Cherry Blossom Viewing Spots in Hyogo
When viewing the cherry blossoms in the Kansai region, it would be easy to get lost in the beauty of Kyoto and Osaka and forget Hyogo Prefecture. But these sites are well worth traveling to as well. Check out our Top 5 picks!
Meet a Giant Panda at Kobe Oji Zoo!
Kobe has plenty of tourist attractions, but how many people know where to meet a panda face-to-face in the city?
Top 10 Zoos in Japan
Get your fill of Japan's wildest and cutest animals courtesy of these excellent zoos.
12 Things to Do in Gunma in Spring
Gunma offers its cherry blossoms combined with daffodils, mountain phlox, converted tramcars, feudal warriors and even a World Heritage Site.
Asahiyama Zoo Lets You Entertain the Animals
This incredible Hokkaido zoo has been attracting 3 million visitors per year by making the visitors the animals' toys.
Happy Birthday Shan Shan!
Giant panda Shan Shan, who was born in Tokyo's own Ueno Zoo, has turned two years old!
Zoo Hopes to Help Japan's Traditional Dogs
A zoo in Wakayama Prefecture will be showcasing traditional Japanese Kishu Inu in hopes of increasing owners, and keeping the breed strong.
Top 5 Sights in Izu
Whether you like surfing, exploring history, petting capybara or just relaxing in a hot spring, the Izu Peninsula has you covered!
Ueno Zoo Opens New Panda Habitat
Tokyo's Ueno Zoological Gardens unveiled a new enclosure for giant pandas.
5 Ways to Unwind at the Phoenix Seagaia Resort
With so many amazing activities for all ages—from golf and hot springs to zoos a Pokémon hunt—here are our Top 5 reasons to make your way to this one-of-a-kind resort in Miyazaki!
Giant Panda Saihin Celebrates First Birthday
Saihin, a giant panda at Wakayama’s Adventure World, just turned one, and we have the cute video.
Top 4 Aquariums in Kansai
Ever wanted to touch a dolphin? How about pet sharks, rays or other exotic fish? Or maybe you've wanted to see what an ultra-modern aquarium might look like. Here are four major aquariums in the Kansai area, all accessible and offering something unique.
6 Zoos for a Day Trip in Tokyo
If you're in Tokyo and dying to see some animals, why not have a day out at one of these zoos for some fur time!
Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo Reopens
People flock to Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo, which has reopened after closing for about four months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Top 10 Day Trips From Sapporo
Go on a day trip from Sapporo and explore nearby places such as Lake Toya and Jozankei Onsen, and more! Read on to find out the top day trips from Sapporo, courtesy of Trip101!
5 Great Things for Animal Fans to Do in Japan
Want to sit in a café with your favorite furball? Watch monkeys play in hot springs? Feed semi-tame deer? All you need to know is where to go and Japan has your answer!
Tiny Zoo for Equally Tiny Critters
A whole zoo devoted to the common squirrel? Of course—it’s Japan!