The Shōwa era was a bittersweet one - full of both enlightenment and tragedy. The ambivalence is also reflected on Shōwa Day, which marks the beginning of Golden Week in Japan. It is a commemoration of Emperor Hirohito who led Japan to World War II, and a
Information about life in Japan.
Unlike the West, the Japanese school year and fiscal year begin in April. Springtime in Japan sets the tone for a fresh start and allows for the Japanese to enjoy the sakura season.
Recently, "Womenomics" has been a keyword used frequently in Japan. Izanau explores this concept in a two-part series.
White Day in Japan is when women have their Valentine's Day chocolates and presents reciprocated. The commercialized holidays have caused some concern at schools and the workplace.
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.
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.
Get lucky this New Years and get yourself a Fukubukuro while in Japan. You never know what you'll get!
Valentine's Day is celebrated differently in Japan due to the existence of White Day - but chocolate are a staple of both! Check out Japan's limited edition chocolate available exclusively for Valentine's Day.
Unagi Travel is a tour agency that will take your stuffed animal to travel Japan. Plush toys from around the world gather for a vacation in the Far East. Learn about the inspiration behind Sonoe Azuma’s vision and the success behind this new type of vic
What Kanji best defined 2016? and no.... its not PPAP!
Izanau looks into the sketchier, legal free-for-all side of Gion Matsuri!
There isnt much crime in Japan, but when it is it's pretty pervy!