Friday, December 6, 2019

Ninja Blog

See Japan through the eyes of WAttention Ninjas, foreign students and foreign residents in Japan who blog for WAttention, bringing you fresh and offbeat news and information. 【Breaking News】 Recruiting new Ninjas! Are you interested in an opportunity to share your unique Japanese experience with a greater audience? You’ve come to the right place. We’re looking for foreign students and foreign residents in Japan who can contribute to our Ninja Blog! Provide fresh information and ideas about Japan from a foreigner’s perspective and get rare opportunities to participate in invite-only receptions and events, or travel around Japan with the WAttention editorial team as a certified WAttention Ninja! For more information click here.

Beyond the Beaten Track : Finding Japan’s Lesser-Known Magnificence (4)

Yokohama is the haven in Kanagawa prefecture that Tokyo citizens often escape to for a day-trip when their everyday life becomes overwhelming. The port city, located only a mere 45 minutes from Tokyo’s city...

History of Halloween in Japan

Those who have been living in Japan for a long time know that Halloween is a fairly new holiday. In fact, it's not an official holiday at all. The first ever Halloween event was...

The life of a Harajuku Shop Girl – Choom

I’ve been an obsessive follower of Japanese street fashion for many years now so when I was given the opportunity to work at 6%DokiDoki, one of the most established brands in Harajuku and adored...

November Lucky Days

In Japan November is a special lucky month because of the number 11 that can be pronounced as いい meaning "good". Using this as an anchor point, companies and individuals use wordplay on numbers...

Eat Vegan and Gluten-free in Shibuya

Whether you are a full-time healthy eater, gluten intolerant, or just looking for a quick way to cleanse yourself after eating that mouth-watering spicy ramen or sinfully good burger, this tiny cafe and juice...

5 Japanese Summer Survival items

The Japanese summer is very hot and humid, but don't lose hope! Here are five items to ensure your victory over the heat. 1) Japanese sunscreen Japanese are very keen on keeping their skin light, so...

Kamakura Ajisai – Hydrangea Tour (3) : Meigetsu-in

Our next destination after visiting Tokei-ji and Jochi-ji is Meigetsu-in (明月院) which is popular for its Hydrangea and flower garden. We left Jochi-ji and reached the temple grounds of Meigetsu-in after a 10 minute walk. The little...

Kewpie and Veggie Buddies Cafe

Another awesome place to have lunch in Shibuya! Kewpie and Veggie Buddies Cafe just opened in Shibuya for a limited period of time until September 23. The cafe's concept is to deepen your love...

Firefly Night in Shibuya

The beginning of summer means firefly season in Japan and you can participate in Japan's tradition of firefly viewing through many events throughout June. Fireflies usually gather near clear streams, but if you don´t...

An online shop with a Café?

Popular online retailer Rakuten has a Café in Shibuya. Besides serving food and drinks that are popular on the site's main retailing webpage "Rakuten Ichiba", the staff can give you information about anything on...