Hop on board the 500 TYPE EVA— Japan’s Evangelion anime-themed bullet train, a collaboration for the 40th anniversary of the Sanyo Shinkansen and the 20th anniversary of the Evangelion TV series. Hurry— the collaboration ends Spring 2018!
Anime and manga are among the many mediums where cats flourish in a variety of roles – from adorable sidekicks to terrifying gods with the power to destroy the universe – they have most definitely made their mark.
Kobe and Awaji's resilient spirits are recognized as today, January 17th, 2017, marks the 22nd anniversary of The Great Hanshin-Awaji Island Earthquake. Victims of the natural disaster are commemorated, and the future is hopeful as education and research
With its early ties to Buddhism, Nara is full of both historical and beautiful places, and a prime example is the town of Asuka. Learn about Asuka's top sites and the Asuka period's historical and contemporary influence on Japan.
McDonald's Japan is known for its creative sales campaigns, such as the latest collaboration with Pokémon GO to boost sales. Be sure to participate in their latest interactive marketing campaign by voting for your favorite burger to win a prize!
The symbiotic trade and security relationship between Japan and the U.S. was on the rocks when Trump won the U.S. presidential election. The terms regarding the two nations’ alliance still remain unclear after Trump’s first press conference after Election
An American was arrested for importing marijuana into Japan. Moral of the story: Don`t do drugs in Japan!
Nintendo announced more features of the Switch, leaving fans wanting more. Will this be Nintendo's comeback from their less popular Wii and WiiU devices? The device console and game library seem promising.
Sanrio's ditching it's cute and innocent appeal for a red panda with an angry streak. Say hello to Aggretsuko!
Retirement is no easy decision for an Emperor, but at 83, Emperor Akihito of Japan has a compelling case. The Imperial Family must gain the approval of the Japanese government and the Imperial Household Agency before taking any official action.
Oysters are a staple in Hiroshima! You can find a variety of Oyster dishes all around Hiroshima and Miyajima this winter season.
Japanese Television is not just Anime and Japanese Dramas.
Harajuku is the center of Kawaii culture in Japan. Check out 5 funky things to do while in Harajuku!
There is no denying Japan has a prominent cat culture. From cat cafes, and temples to cat railway station masters, learn about the prominence of these cuddly, furry felines.
Love Salt? Be sure to check out Ma-suya, a salt specialty store in Yokohama!
While in Kobe, why not spend time with some amazingly cute animals at Kobe Animal Kingdom?
Discover the the oldest buddhist temples in Japan!
Back off Alexa and Google Home, Azuma Hikari is the next biggest digital assistant!
Izanau presents 5 ways to spend a weekend in Hakone!
On January 9th, Japan will celebrate Seijin-shiki, marking the fresh 20-year-olds’ official advent to adulthood. Learn how the young Japanese adults will celebrate their new found rights of alcohol consumption and gambling along with the responsibilities.