The worlds of katana and candy collide just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Hikone Castle is celebrating its 410th anniversary in style.
This timeline will help you create and identify dresses from any time period like a pro.
Centuries-old ceramic vessel could be worth as much as 1.6 billion yen (US$13.7 million).
Take a trip back to the metropolis at the peak of the Bubble Era with this fascinating series of candid video montages.
Take a trip back in time, and enjoy some sushi while you’re at it!
Come for the sex appeal, stay for the Japanese history lessons.
This is guaranteed to be the extra-credit question on your next history exam!
Don’t forget to purify your soul before heading to this museum’s display of samurai swords that were designed to do just one thing: kill.
The Jomon Tribe project delves into Japan’s prehistoric mystery with a stunning new photographic exhibition.
Japanese visitors are falling in love with the gorgeous gardens and traditional rooms at this atmospheric inn.
History buffs and cosplay fans won’t just look like samurai, but eat like them too on their visit to Kamakura.
Shibuya photography session will give you a literal snapshot of two of the coolest aspects of Japan.
And poses from Kill Bill’s fight choreographer ensure you’ll look fearsome when you get there.
It’s hard to touch money when the person on the note is popping its head out, glaring at you from the bill.
A new website looks back on 150 years of modern Japanese history in visual format.
800 years after its creation, the Scrolls of Frolicking Animals are still inspiring new content, thanks to the anime studio Hayao Miyazaki built.
While many believe the tradition of making the ghost-like doll can be traced back to a bald-headed monk, history suggests it actually began with a small girl.
Just like their inspirations protected swordsmen’s hands, these coasters will guard your kitchen table’s varnish.
Fashion accessories will have you ready to turn heads, defeat foes.