All About Japan

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.

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.

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!

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!

10 Anime With Real-life Locations in Japan!

Discover the real-life locations of 10 popular Japanese anime, including 'Your Name,' 'Evangelion,' and more!

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.

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!

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.

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!

Delivering Holy Stones to a Mountaintop Shrine

Shinto priests are on a mission to deliver holy stones to a shrine on the summit of Mount Tsurugi in central Japan.

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.

Red Kochia Are Attracting Visitors to Kagawa

Head to this national park in Kagawa Prefecture to enjoy red Kochia plants.

Mie's Wondrous Walking Sea Otter

A sea otter at an aquarium in central Japan has learned to walk on two feet.

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!

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.

A Day in a Tokyo Park Amid the Pandemic

Tokyo’s Hibiya Park takes precautions against the novel coronavirus as people visit for leisure and work.

Ginza Station Renovations Finally Completed

Tokyo Metro has unveiled the completed renovations of Ginza Station, right in the heart of the Japanese capital.

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