Tokyo Skytree’s operators recently announced a VR viewing experience exclusively available for rainy days, letting guests enjoy Skytree’s amazing views in perpetual VR sunshine.
Kuraberu Tōzai presents an easy-to-understand compilation of regional differences between Tokyo and Osaka in terms of cuisines, art, and cultural traditions.
If you’re planning a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage sites at Nikko in the near future, you’ll be missing out on two of the most famous original wood carvings in the area.
With themed rooms and waiters who act as teachers and nurses, you’ll never want to leave elementary school again!
We visited Mariko’s home near Shinjuku for a variety of unique cultural experiences, including a lesson in making gyoza and a homemade feast complete with sake and shochu.
East Japan Railway Company today released images of new building designs planned for three stations on two of the city’s popular train lines.
Loan services could be set to disappear with organisations now running dangerously low on stock.
Billionaire Jianlin Wang says Mickey Mouse and friends aren’t welcome in China.
Alongside the lifelike robot, shoppers can try their hand at futuristic screen technology that responds to touch in mid-air.
With spectacular views both day and night, you’ll definitely want to add this destination to your itinerary for your next trip to Japan.
Saga Prefectures goes super high-resolution on us, really gives would-be visitors something to look at…
Fans of Free! and its High Speed! feature film adaptation can now visit all the places their favorite swimming boys would have frequented.
After repeated viewings and subsequent cold showers, the presence of Kitakyushu in this video still cannot be confirmed.
If you loved the scenery in Chihiro’s train journey in Spirited Away, you’ll love this unique location just one hour away from Tokyo.
Have you ever looked at a vending machine in Japan and had no idea what the strange, kanji-labelled drinks were? Now there’s a new interactive service that will explain everything for you!
When a reporter for popular social news site BuzzFeed ate at Ramen Jiro recently, Japan’s netizens had plenty to say about it!
Tourism association makes change in response to complaints that original poster was inappropriate.
One city in Gifu is trying to put a little bounce into its local tourism by using Kocho, the top-heavy character from No-Rin, on its promotional media.
Despite Japan’s relative safety, abundance of delicious food, fascinating culture, and friendly people, the country still lags behind as a tourist destination for foreign travellers. So the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are the perfect opportunity for Japan to show off its famed omotenashi hospitality to the droves of foreign visitors who’ll be pouring into Tokyo to spectate.
As foreigners who’ve been living in Japan for a while, we think we might have some pretty good ideas about certain things Japan could do in order to make things a little easier on this influx of foreign guests…