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Culture

Bonsai Master Kunio Kobayashi
13.Mar.2017
Besides gardening on a large scale, Bonsai refers to the act of creating miniature potted plant...

Spots

Enjoy viewing Mt Fuji from Lake Yamanaka in winter
25.Apr.2017
Mt Fuji has long been regarded as an emblematic symbol of Japan. It is an object of worship and...

Food

Why is Niigata rice so delicious?
07.Mar.2017
An average temperature of 24.5°C, long hours of sunlight and large temperature differences betwee...

Nature

Japanese Gardens in Changing Times
13.Mar.2017
In the past, gardens were created by the upper-class of society and can be classified into thre...

Onsen

Top 3 Therapeutic Hot Springs in Japan
03.Oct.2016
The practice of visiting hot springs or onsen has long been regarded as beneficial for curing var...

Activities

Gudetama lost in Edo!
15.Nov.2016
Japan's popular lazy egg, Gudetama, is lost in the Edo period! This autumn and winter only you ca...

Season

Spring events in Saitama
01.Mar.2017
Days are becoming warmer and flowers are starting to bloom, this is the perfect time to visit Sai...

Shopping

Unique Christmas Desserts
15.Dec.2016
Just as the seasons inspire traditional Japanese confectionery, the Western-style shops are inspi...

Ninja Blog

Fuji-Q Highland, thrilling rides with a view of Mt. Fuji
15.Mar.2017
As the quintessential Japanese symbol, Mt. Fuji often evokes quiet and peaceful imagery. Tha...
5 Odd Omamori
23.Jan.2017