All About Japan

Connecting the City with Nature in Aizu

The Aizu Railway in Fukushima Prefecture is a vital means of transportation for residents, but it offers so much more than just a way to get around.

ANA Amps Up Emergency Procedures with Kabuki

The Japanese airline ANA has upped their pre-flight safety game with videos that utilize an essential and unforgettable Japanese art.

Japan's First Foreign Female Shogi Pro

A chat with Karolina Styczynska, Japan's first professional foreign-born female shogi player.

Time-Lapse of Recovery: Ofunato

This time-lapse video of Ofunato, in Iwate Prefecture, helps show how far Tohoku has come in its recovery efforts, and how far it still has to come.

Rep Your Ryukyu Pride with Okinawa Coca-Cola

The latest addition to Coca-Cola's regional, limited-edition bottles is Okinawa! Quench your thirst and show your pride with this beautiful bottle.

All About Earthquakes in Japan

Japan has thousands of earthquakes every year, which can be scary if you don't know what to expect! Learn all about earthquakes in Japan, including how to prepare and what to do when it happens.

Pigs Populate the Latest Tokyo Animal Café

A pig café is the latest in a long line of adorable animal-themed cafés to open in Tokyo.

Sakura-Inspired Torch for the 2020 Olympics

The design for the torch, which will kick off the 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games in Tokyo, has been revealed. Unsurprisingly, it takes inspiration from Japan's favorite flower!

Enjoy the Magic of Moomin at Moominvalley Park

Moomin have migrated from Finland to the Land of the Rising with their very own theme park!

Tokyo Hanami Hot Spot: Inokashira Park

Inokashira Park is a beloved spot in Tokyo for cherry blossom viewing. With some 200 cherry blossom trees, it's easy to see why!

A Crash Course on Tokyo's Plum Blossoms

Spring is one of Japan's most anticipated times of year, with good reason! Plum blossoms pop up in late February, and are the herald of the changing season. Find out what they are, how they're different and where you can see them in Tokyo!

Surreal Combo of Sakura & Jellyfish at Skytree

The surreal and beautiful combination of cherry blossoms and jellyfish is part of a seasonal event at the Sumida Aquarium.

Perfectly Pink Sakura-Flavored Baum Cake

The German treat is a Japanese favorite, and popular purveyor Nerinya gives it the spring sakura treatment!

Resort Hotel Chain Loves Dogs as Much as We Do

Regina Resorts is a chain of boutique hotels in Japan, and they have a "Dogs Welcome" policy that is out of this world!

Busiest Train in Tokyo to End Service Earlier

Tokyo's busiest train line, the JR Yamanote Line that loops around the city, is slated to end service about 30 minutes earlier.

10 Great Things to Do in Saga Prefecture

For many visitors to Japan, Kyushu is an overlooked destination. Which is unfortunate, because Saga Prefecture offers uncharted waters to explore, with its inspired history, bountiful natural resources and unique cultural activities.

Yokohama: The Most Desirable City in Kanto

For the second year in a row, Yokohama ranks #1 as the city most people want to live, according to a survey by the real estate site SUUMO.

2019 Tokyo Sakura Season Officially Begins!

As of Thursday, March 21, the flower frenzy that sweeps the nation has officially begun in Tokyo!

Travel Like a Pro with the WOW! JAPAN APP

With the in-depth info of a guidebook and special discounts and coupons you can use on your trip, the WOW! JAPAN APP is one of the best tools for visitors to Japan!

New Japan-Only KitKats Combine Berries & Nuts

These two new spring flavors utilize Nestlé Japan's new ruby chocolate, as well as simple everyday snacks that are sure to please.

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