Thursday, February 20, 2020

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.

Autumn guide for Japanese trees

Study up before your autumn walk with this handy guide! Japan has many trees native to its soil that you won't find anywhere else. The peak for the changing of colors is different for...

Azuma Bridge: A Bridge Of Crimson Thunder

Although Asakusa is without a doubt best known for the Sensoji temple, allow me to introduce another landmark in the area: Azuma bridge. Azuma bridge is located on the opposite side of Sensoji temple, but...

Iris in Wonderland Japan: Cool Cafes To Chillout At

I like cafes, drinking coffee, and especially cappuccino. During my free time, I like to chill out at a quiet cafe and enjoy a leisurely brunch or dessert while surfing the web, reading a book...

Gudetama lost in Edo!

Japan's popular lazy egg, Gudetama, is lost in the Edo period! This autumn and winter only you can visit Gudetama world at the Toei Kyoto Studio Park. Born in 2013, Gudetama's name is a play...

Illumination at Keyakizaka-dori Street Roppongi Hills

During the winter, illumination shines everywhere in Tokyo. Even on the coldest nights, the Tokyo winter illuminations are there to keep one's heart warm. Keyakizaka-dori Street in Roppongi Hills has 1.2 million shining LED lights,...

Tokyo Shopping Spree : Animal goods

Walt Disney knew the power of animals. There is something special about their cuteness, their innocence and their playfulness, which make us smile and warm inside. Whether it's a trip to a zoo or...

What do geisha do?

There are all kinds of misconceptions about what a geisha is and what she does. Geisha are traditional entertainers. "Gei" means "art" in Japanese and literally means "person of art". We are dancers and musicians, much...

A night view of suburban Tokyo from Sakuragaoka Park, Tama City

Think about night views in Tokyo and what first comes to mind is the city center’s impressive skyline of towering skyscrapers. However, this time around, let’s have a look at Tama, one of Tokyo’s...

Tobu Treasure Garden in Tatebayashi (Gunma Prefecture)

The Tobu Treasure Garden located in Gunma Prefecture about 55km away from Tokyo, can be reached within only 1hour from Asakusa Station (Tokyo) and is perfect for a day trip during spring, summer or...

Dragonball themed Café at Tower Records Café – Omotesando

The next time-limited café for November opened its doors in the beginning of the month. The popular anime series “Dragonball” celebrates its 30th anniversary, therefore the Tower Records Cafe branch opened three Dragonball themed...