March invites the beginning of spring which includes the start of sakura and "hanami" season in Japan. Check out these events if you make your way to Japan in March!
Hot sake or "atsukan" is a staple of winter in Japan. Learn how to enjoy the heated sake beverage and its various forms to keep warm in the winter.
Kairo, pocket-sized hand and body warmers, are the perfect way to keep warm during the winter. Easily available throughout conbini in Japan, learn about the variety of Kairo available, including the sticker and non-sticker types.
The Doll Floating Ceremony is a tradition associated with Hina Matsuri, or Girls' Day in Japan. It is customary to float Japanese hina ningyo (dolls) onto a river to get rid of bad luck for the year.
How does Uniqlo's HEATTECH compare to the all-new HEATTECH Ultra-Warm? Here is a review weighing the pros and cons of Uniqlo's latest line, the HEATTECH Ultra-Warm.
The 2017 Tokyo Marathon will take place in the most populated metropolis in the world. Starting at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building and ending by the Imperial Palace, learn about the landmarks you can see along the way!
Japan is notorious for "karoshi" or "death-by-overwork" due to its overwhelming work culture. In an effort to curb the long work hours, the Japanese government has launched Premium Friday which calls for employees to leave the office at around 3 pm on las
Tsukamoto Kindergarten and its head chief, Yasunori Kagoike, have been under fire after allegations of spreading anti-Chinese and anti-Korean propaganda and encouraging racism. The Japanese nationalistic propaganda and speech have left parents appalled.
Nationals of China, Vietnam, Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka who are hoping to study in Japan as international students will now be subject to stricter Pre-Examination standards. The Immigration Bureau of Japan aims to curb illegal workers and overstays.
Cats and kittens dominate the Internet with YouTube videos and cute Instagram posts. Follow the adventures of these ten adorable furry felines in Japan on Instagram!