JR East International Residents Rail Pass
Great news for foreign residents of Japan; as of October 16, 2020, JR East will begin selling a special limited pass available to all foreign passport holders, regardless of visa or residence status!
Fall Flowers in Full Bloom in Hamarikyu Garden
Hundreds of thousands of cosmos flowers are in full bloom, wooing visitors to this gorgeous park in central Tokyo.
Japan’s Ancient Art Exhibit in Tokyo
This exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum features artwork from the mid-1600s through the early 1900s, with representations of Japan's transition through the ages.
5 Easy Ways to Save Money Living in Japan
It's never a bad idea to try to save a little money! Check out these 5 thrifty tricks to help you save your hard-earned yennies while living in Japan!
10 Anime With Real-life Locations in Japan!
Discover the real-life locations of 10 popular Japanese anime, including 'Your Name,' 'Evangelion,' and more!
Soar in the Sky at Japan's Castle in the Sky
Known as the "Castle in the Sky," the ruins of Takeda Castle mesmerize visitors to western Japan year after year.
Miniature Edo Castle
A miniature model of the former Edo Castle is on display at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
Robots in the Age of Coronavirus
Companies are programming robots to help people adapt to the new normal brought about by the global pandemic.
Travel Styles Are Changing Across Japan
New travel styles are emerging in Japan amid the novel coronavirus.
Narita Airport Prepares for Increased Traffic
Staff at Narita International Airport have undergone training ahead of the expansion of the 'Go To Travel' program to include Tokyo.
The Perfect Hotel for Digital Nomads
Prince Hotels opens an accommodation facility where everything from making reservations to checking out can be done with a smartphone.
Mt. Fuji Gets First Snowcap
Mt. Fuji got its first snowcap of the season, two days earlier than usual.
6 Common Sentence Endings in Japanese
Learning vocabulary and understanding grammar is important. But knowing these 6 sentence endings will come in handy even if you don't know how to navigate all of the intricate ins and outs of Japanese language!
Budokan's Evening Illumination Has Resumed
The venue for judo and karate competitions at next year’s Tokyo Olympics now stands illuminated following the completion of restoration work.
Japan Post Tests Delivery Robots
Make way! Japan Post is testing delivery robots on public streets for the first time!
5G Experience in Tokyo
Major Japanese telecommunications operator KDDI has launched a facility where people can experience the latest 5G cellular network.
Mie's Wondrous Walking Sea Otter
A sea otter at an aquarium in central Japan has learned to walk on two feet.
2020 Fall Foliage Forecast
As the sweltering heat of summer subsides and the weather gets cooler, autumn spreads from north to south. Find out where and when to make the most of fall foliage this season.
Celebrating 100 Years of Meiji Shrine
2020 marks one hundred years since the enshrinement of Japan's beloved Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken at Meiji Shrine in Yoyogi. Check out all of the celebrations and special exhibits here!
Flowers in Full Boom at Tokyo German Village
Celosia flowers are in full bloom at Tokyo German Village, an amusement park near the Japanese capital.