Inspired by an anime-style drawing, this fantasy outfit now steps out into the real world with gorgeous details.
A popular destination for those looking for love or trying to start a family, but you’ll want to check the tide schedule before you visit.
Crowdfunding campaign’s backer rewards include photo shoot with swimsuit’s official cosplay model.
Serene waters have been purifying worshipers for centuries.
Magatama beads have been around for millennia, but this is the first time we’ve seen them in sweet, edible form.
One shinto shrine is making news around Japan for dressing their miko in a garment many had never seen before.
The debate continues over whether plying a carp with booze is inhumane treatment of animals or a treasured part of Japan’s cultural heritage.
Cozy Shinto-style fashion for relaxing at home.
Priests struggling to humanely keep cat population under control, asking for visitors’ help.
Will this be Mr. Sato’s last adventure?
Luxury and divine assistance, all in one tiny, traditional package.
The secluded site is enthralling people across Japan with its mysterious and untamed beauty.
The Kyoto shrine famous for thousands of vermilion torii gates will spirit you away to a mystical world of beauty this weekend at its famous annual night-time festival.
The furry new deity, however, forgot about a couple of small yet important details.
Have your pet feeling rejuvenated both physically and spiritually after a getaway in Japan.
Rather than hiding the calluses, the bulges on these men are glorified for a very special reason.
Convenience stores in Japan are often like mini supermarkets, but this one near one of Shinto’s holiest shrines also feels like a time machine.
Simple craft project lets you tell your cat, in no uncertain terms, that he exists on a higher plane than you do.
“Quick guys! The gods aren’t looking! Let’s roll around in the dirt!”
Today we’re introducing you to the basics of Japanese Buddhism, plus highlighting some of the Buddhist images you’ll see in Japan and help you distinguish them from Shinto ones.