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Shibuya's Tallest Building Open to the Public

The tallest building in Shibuya has opened and it is already attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors. You won't want to miss this incredible view!

Book a Room & Grab a Book at Book & Bed

Let's take a look at Book and Bed, capsule hotels for bookworms where you can get a piece of privacy in the city and kick back and relax with a good book.

Early Morning Fog Catches Tokyo Skytree Shadow

The cool, early morning weather sometimes sees Tokyo shrouded in dense fog. One such morning in late October saw Skytree's shadow dancing in the fog!

Tokyo Motor Show Ready to Kick Off

A biennial event essential to Japan's automotive industry, the Tokyo Motor Show typically showcases the future of vehicles.

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.

Meguro River Cherry Blossom Viewing

Enjoy Tokyo's most acclaimed cherry blossom viewing destination where you can see beauty in its highest form at day or night, but only for a couple weeks in spring.

TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympics Ariake Arena

Time-lapse video of constructing the Ariake Arena and Ariake Gymnastics Center (2014-2019). Camera position: KDX Toyosu Grand Square, near Ariake Tennis Park.

Marvelously Modern Metal Company's Work Space

Located in one of Japan’s industrial hubs of Osaka is Nakanishi Metal Works, a company that manufactures metal components. And it's about time the 95-year-old metalworking company got a makeover of its own.

Snow Crab Fetches Record $46,000!

Meet one of the world's most expensive crabs! The first year's haul of this winter delicacy went for a record setting price.

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.

Tokyo R&R with Mitsui Garden Hotel Jingu-Gaien

The Mitsui Garden Hotel Jingu-Gaien Tokyo Premier offers a luxurious stay in one of Tokyo's most vibrant areas, just a stone's throw from the new Olympic Stadium! With the hotel as your home base, you can explore this awesome area at your leisure.

TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium

Check out this time-lapse of the construction of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2015-2019)!

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.

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.

Can You Survive on Only ¥150,000 a Month?

Is ¥150,000 (US$1,389) a month enough to live on in Tokyo? That’s plenty for life in Japan’s capital, claims a twenty-something Japanese woman. But could you live like her?

New Sake Season, New Cedar Ball

Tenryou Sake Brewery in Gero, in Gifu Prefecture announces its new sake with a yearly event - hanging a cedar ball.

Mount Fuji Sports First Snow Cap of the Season

An essential part of the transition from summer in Japan, Mount Fuji has finally donned its iconic snow cap.

Cruise Around Okinawa with The Wandering Quinn

Join travel blogger Ellie Quinn from The Wandering Quinn, as she island hops around Okinawa!

Henro: A Mystical Pilgrimage Through Shikoku

Learn more about the Henro, a sacred pilgrimage that takes travelers deep into the heart of Japan's smallest island, Shikoku.

How to Apply to Japanese Language School

So you're ready to take the plunge and learn at a Japanese language school! What's the process like and where do you start? We're here to help.

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