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Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 17: Scenes From Wonder Festival 2016 Winter

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside An Otaku dream come true In most countries, figurines and plastic toys are for kids, but not in Japan, where it's serious adult business. On...

Top 6 Must Try Unique Japanese Breads

Japan’s food culture might be best known for rice and noodles, but did you know that bread, or pan was already common in the early years of the Meiji era (1868 – 1912) ?...

Restaurant Review: Moeginomura ROCK

This curry will rock your world! Bacon and runny eggs and butter may sound like a typical American breakfast but these are the toppings to Rock's unique curry. Practically every Japanese household or restaurant that serves curry has...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 16 Takadanobaba Game Center Mikado: Tokyo’s Empire of Retro Video...

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Insert coin to relive childhood Due to its unassuming façade, Mikado could easily go unnoticed by even a seasoned gamer. This video game arcade,...

Tohoku Secluded Hot Springs: Lamp no Yado Aoni Onsen

Away from modern life   Quality hot spring are scattered throughout the mountainous Aomori Prefecture, but for the most authentic experience, head over to Lamp no Yado Aoni Onsen. The writer of this article has been...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 14 Yoshitaka Amano Exhibition in Tokyo

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside From fine art to Final Fantasy Video game and anime illustrations as well as fine art by Yoshitaka Amano are exhibited at “A Yoshitaka...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 13 Japanese Subculture as Seen by Foreign Artists

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Interview with David OReilly and Caleb Wood Japanese anime, manga and video games have great followings in the west, but how do western creators...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 12 International Robot Sumo Tournament 2015

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Battle of the little giants You have probably heard of Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo’s sumo stadium where many prestigious sumo wrestlers have stood in the...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol. 11 The past and present of Japanese video games

  Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside An Interview with Koji Igarashi If you are in your twenties or thirties and are a fan of Japanese video games, there is a...

Crossing Shibuya scramble restricted on New Year’s Eve

Planning to visit Shibuya on New Year's Eve? If so, take note that diagonally crossing the Shibuya scramble intersection is not allowed from 10 pm to 2 am! WAttention wishes you a happy new year,...