All About Japan

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.

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.

10 Anime With Real-life Locations in Japan!

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

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.

Miniature Edo Castle

A miniature model of the former Edo Castle is on display at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

Mie's Wondrous Walking Sea Otter

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

Ginza Station Renovations Finally Completed

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

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!

2020 Olympics Bringing New Bus Line to Tokyo

Tokyo is getting a new bus line that will facilitate transit between the bay area and the city center during the Olympics.

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.

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.

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.

Japan to Further Ease Entry Ban

The Japanese government is planning to ease COVID-19 border controls on foreign nationals from October by allowing new entrants with visas for stays of three months or more.

Travel Styles Are Changing Across Japan

New travel styles are emerging in Japan amid the novel coronavirus.

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.

Robots in the Age of Coronavirus

Companies are programming robots to help people adapt to the new normal brought about by the global pandemic.

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 Tallest Skyscraper to be Built by 2027

Real estate developer Mitsubishi Estate revealed plans to build Japan’s tallest skyscraper by 2027.

know-before-you-go