Monday, August 26, 2019

Continuing to Bring Enchantment to the World, Noritake

From Ginza to Your Dinner Table It’s the fine chinaware from Noritake that makes your special dinner hour even more of a delight. Established in 1904, Noritake’s roots can be traced back to “Morimura Gumi”, set...

Diary of a Japan Tour Guide: Asakusa & Shibuya

Japan Tour Guide (JTG) is an online portal that aims to match volunteer Japanese guides with visitors coming to Japan. Read about their tours put together for tourists by these friendly local guides in this regular...

Replica Weapon Warehouse For The Cosplay Warrior

Though the endless rows of swords along the walls might make you think the owners here are preparing for the next samurai revolution, make no mistake – this fake weapon store is for real. Hidden...

Strolling the Shotengai: Togoshi-ginza

The most original "unauthentic" Ginza If you are a tourist in Tokyo for only a short time, there's a pretty big chance you will skip on Togoshi-ginza Shotengai (shopping street). But if there is one...

All you love about Japan, in a capsule

Gachapon Kaikan: the mecca of miniature toy capsules Perhaps local students lining up outside a store filled with toy vending machines might not warrant a second glance. But when you meet a tourist who crossed...

Let’s Talk Subculture Vol.02: Love Live! Charms

Explore the fascinating world of Japan’s subcultures with insights from the inside Answering Anime Fans’ Prayers–Love Live! fans pay pilgrimage to the Kanda Myojin. All the stars were aligned for fans of the Love Live! anime...

Cafe Crawl: EORZEA CAFE

A Final Fantasy Food Adventure For an eating adventure in Akihabara that both fans and first-timers to the Final Fantasy video game series will enjoy, head to EORZEA CAFE. Located on the second floor of the PASELA...

Editor’s Pick: One Piece’s theme park in the heart of Tokyo

  The Straw Hat Crew Takes Over Tokyo Tower! Experience an exhilarating adventure with Luffy and the Straw Hat Crew at the Tokyo One Piece Tower, located at the base of Tokyo Tower. Spanning three floors...

Ryugin, the world’s 29th best restaurant

Japanese restaurant Ryugin - located in Roppongi - is one of Tokyo's 12 restaurants that boast 3 Michelin stars, and has received this honor for 4 years in a row! It is also one...

Your last chance to pay homage to the Tsukiji Fish Market!

A holy ground for sushi lovers Without a doubt, Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market is the largest and most famous fish market on the planet. Paying a visit is like a holy pilgrimage that sushi lovers all over...