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Ninja shortage! Nagoya company’s HR crunch may be your gain as it looks to hire full-time shinobi

Ninja team in one of Japan’s largest cities needs new members, and neither Japanese fluency nor citizenship is required.

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Japan’s weeping plum trees are so beautiful they’ll bring tears to your eyes【Photos】

Mie town’s garden opens its gates after nightfall so guests can see the gorgeous blossoms in a whole new light.

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Travelers choose Japan’s top 10 historic hotels and ryokan inns

It’s almost like sightseeing while you sleep!

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Tokyo’s giant Gundam statue dismantled in anime-like scene that’s warming the hearts of fans

The significance of the event is being felt by everyone, even the workers who stopped to pose with photos of the mecha’s gigantic detached body parts.

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Japanese master craftsman builds stunning tiny house on wheels【Video】

Featuring all-natural materials and even a built-in fireplace, this tiny home is filled with clever design details.

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Travel tip! Japan Railways to offer awesome new three-day unlimited pass for Tokyo and east Japan

Planning to spend much, but not all, of your Japan trip in Tokyo? Then this could be an unbeatable deal.

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Jaw-dropping Japanese “sea of clouds” is a great reason to visit Tokyo’s northern neighbor

Just a few hours outside of Tokyo, but visually worlds away.

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Tokyo is getting a new giant Gundam robot statue this fall and it’ll be even bigger than the last

The original Gundam statue is no more, but dry your tears, anime fans, because a new mecha is on the way.

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Hatsune Miku becomes charming tour guide of Japan in “Oishii” trip music video【Video】

All in the name of promoting Japanese culture and Japanese food!
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Clever Kimonoket combines the style of a kimono with the coziness of a sleeveless blanket

Samurai-style Snuggie seeks to help travelers fly in comfort.

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We bring you the itinerary for the popular Japanese penis festival so you don’t come too early and have to pull out.

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Japan’s new luxury overnight bus is the conveniently classy way to get from Tokyo to Osaka

We take a ride on this new travel alternative to the Shinkansen bullet train.

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Japan’s low-cost, cosplay-friendly hot spring inn adds day-use onsen plans and cafe

Now you don’t have to stay overnight to enjoy this awesome hotel’s all-natural onsen baths.

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Iwate Prefecture uses samurai pictograms to help educate and inform foreign tourists

From “Charge OK” to “Watch Others When Washing“, this set of downloadable icons for businesses is informative and hilarious at the same time.

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Beautiful anime bus will take travelers to Your Name’s countryside setting starting this month

If you’re an anime fan planning to make a pilgrimage to the real-life inspiration for Your Name’s location, your bus has arrived.

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Fukushima rebuilds its future with fish, tomatoes and hula-dancing girls

It’s amazing to see how far the region has come just six years after the 2011 tsunami, earthquake and nuclear disaster.

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Japanese artist creates short manga about heartwarming act of kindness on the train

Two foreign passengers are the star characters in this true story that touched the heart of a Japanese commuter.

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Snowboard and ski in Japan for FREE with new offer exclusively for foreign tourists

This incredible promotion lets you ski all day for free, in a powder snow paradise just a few hours away from Tokyo Station.

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Traveling in Tokyo? You can start enjoying cheaper taxi rides as of today!

New pricing system makes some taxi rides over 40 percent less expensive than they used to be.

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Japan travel bucket list: top places to visit in each prefecture before you die【Part II】

The second part of our Japanese bucket list dedicated to all travel enthusiasts!

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