While most of us can’t build our very own Midoriyama, there will soon be a place in Japan where we can unleash our inner ninja.
Now you don’t have to stay overnight to enjoy this awesome hotel’s all-natural onsen baths.
It’s unclear if this rogue group of city workers were fully aware of the acronym they made for themselves or not.
Yes, Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen bread, based on the viral video, actually exists, and our lucky reporters managed to get their hands on some!
History buffs and cosplay fans won’t just look like samurai, but eat like them too on their visit to Kamakura.
Well, wet and adorable, anyway.
Non-Japanese applicants also being accepted for unique housing program from interior goods brand Mujirushi.
According to local media reports, the incident is one of Japan’s worst massacres since WWII.
Japanese dessert lovers have a soft spot for soft-serve, and the popular chain is now happy to oblige them.
Tanabata, also known as the Star Festival, is once again on our doorstep and now with this “how to” video you can make your very own Raindrop Cake to celebrate!
We take a trip to an island close to Tokyo and find a haven for adorably sleepy, relaxed kitties.
Police couldn’t help but think something might be afoot upon hearing the man ask, “Is it a crime to date a 15-year-old?”
Yokohama plays a beautiful trick on the eyes of visitors to its harbor area.
Soak up some Japanese atmosphere without busting your budget.
Need a background for your Katy Perry “Roar” cosplay photo shoot? Sarushima may be the perfect destination!
Gentlemen, let loose your inner samurai when you stay in these latest “wa-kapu” Japan-themed capsule rooms at the Business Inn New City in Yokohama City.
Everyone loves the excitement of a good themed restaurant, and if you’re in Japan, you have plenty of options to choose from. There are ninja restaurants, jail-themed restaurants, hospital-styled restaurants, and more anime/manga themed cafes than you can shake a stick at.
With the whole world riding high on dinosaurs this year, it makes you wonder if anyone has ever tried a dinosaur restaurant before. Well you don’t have to wonder anymore, because Dinosaur – Ancient Times Restaurant and Bar opened in Yamato City in Kanagawa Prefecture this week! We sent our most dino-rific writer P.K. Sanjun to see if it was worth the 65-million-year wait.
Okay, Japan, I’m trusting you on this one. There have been a lot of times in the past when I was skeptical about your foods, and repeatedly you’ve proven me wrong.
You hit a home run with the raw fish thing. Pasta with spicy cod roe and seaweed? Now one of my go-to choices for a quick, hot meal. Grilled chicken cartilage? Stuff is delicious.
And now you want me to try desserts made with tuna? Sure, let’s do this.
Roughly half an hour south of Tokyo by train, the city of Yokohama is a great place to hang out in the summer. The city boasts great dining and beautiful parks, plus most of its attractions are located near the harbor, which is regularly caressed by cooling breezes.
Of course, it’s not just people who enjoy heading down to the bayside capital of Kanagawa Prefecture, but Pokémon as well. Just like they did last year, packs of Pikachus will be spending their summer vacation in Yokohama, and the first ad for their upcoming visit gives us a taste of what’s in store.
Just in time for the peak summer travel season, website TripAdvisor has released its annual list of the highest-rated spots in Japan from its foreign users. With 30 amazing locations on the list, you’ll want to start your journey as soon as possible if your goal is to see them all, so let’s dive right in and take a look at this year’s picks.