A YouTuber's First Time in Japan
Follow New York-based filmmaker and YouTuber Kraig Adams as he spends one fascinating week in and around Tokyo.
Final 3 Mascot Pairs for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
These six mascots take their inspiration from sakura cherry blossoms, shrines, and Japanese fairy tales. But only one pair can represent Tokyo at the 2020 Olympic Games. Which team deserves the gold?
Experience the Fastest Shinkansen to Date
Japan Railways is taking applications to experience the future of Japanese rail travel nearly a decade ahead of time.
What's the Average Cost of Living in Japan?
So, how expensive is Japan really? Read on to find out the average cost of living in Japan in comparison to the US dollar and the UK pound sterling to see if a potential move to Japan is within your budget!
Video Map of Tokyo's Trains Has Us Hypnotized
There’s definitely a beauty to the controlled chaos of the morning commute in Japan’s capital.
Kitchen-Haven Kappabashi Has More Than Knives
Previously, we've published articles about buying knives in Kappabashi, but this 'shotengai' has more on offer than just cutlery! Let's take a tour together and see a sharper side of this shopping street.
Catch a Glimpse of the Sailor Moon Ride at USJ
Set to open March 16, 2018, the Sailor Moon 4-D attraction is sure to draw Sailor Moon enthusiasts to Universal Studios Japan.
The Ferris Wheel with a Fuji View
The Fujikawa Service Area isn't just a rest stop—it features a 60-meter Ferris wheel with a breathtaking view of Mount Fuji. And if you want to test your nerves, you can do the loop in a glass-bottomed gondola!
Mishima Skywalk boast three Japan No. 1s: Japan's tallest mountain, Japan's deepest bay, and Japan's longest pedestrian suspension bridge.
Top 5 Shopping Streets in Tokyo
While you can stay home and do online shopping until your fingers fall off, some of the best deals to be had are out on the streets. Here are five of the best shopping streets in Tokyo, offering you everything you could ever need in the big city.
5 Cheap Shopping Stops Near Famous Japan Sites
Ginza, Omotesando and Shibuya are not the only places to shop in Japan. In some Tokyo suburbs, there are places worth a stop; outside Tokyo, you may just score even better deals!
Finding Bargains in Kanto's Posh Neighborhoods
Japan has 'shotengai,' or shopping streets, where you can find most anything, including food, kimono, gifts, home items, novelty goods, clothes, shoes and what have you. While 'shotengai' abound in Japan, we'll introduce you the best of the best.
Tokyo Disneyland Is Getting a Whole Lot Bigger
The company behind Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea is planning a massive ¥3 billion expansion of the popular resort.
Onagawa: A Lesson in Recovery
After almost being completely wiped out by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011, Onagawa is a shining light of how to recover from disaster.
Going Back in Time for Books at Jimbocho
After reading, book-loving locals usually sell their tomes back to second-hand bookstores so the books will find a new home. Luckily, there's an old street in the middle of Tokyo that has more than 100 stores dedicated to old books: Jimbocho.
Catch a Glimpse of 'Sakura' in the Winter
One popular cherry blossom viewing spot in Tokyo has transformed its riverside property into a sakura tree light display.
Meet the Queen of Robot Entertainment
Behind the bright lights and massive robots at this popular tourist spot is a female president who’s been there from the very beginning.
Save Money on Domestic Japan Flights With LCCs
It's no secret that transportation in Japan is expensive. With the trend of low-cost carriers (LCC) spreading all over the world, there are now more choices for cheap domestic flights. Here are some of the major LCCs that fly across Japan.
Defeat Final Fantasy Bosses on Yamanote Line
Unlock goodies, battle bosses and collect Final Fantasy characters at each of the Yamanote Line stations.
Fujisan World Heritage Center
Opened inJune 2016, the Fujisan World Heritage Center aims to outline the geological and cultural significance of Japan's most iconic mountain.