The latest major train station in Tokyo will open on the Yamanote Line, the JR railway link that forms a circular loop around the center of the city. In 2020, the twentieth station in the line ...
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Two of the best things about summer in Japan are the fireworks and the ice cream. Whether it is classic shaved ice kakigori desserts or any of the fantastic Japanese flavors like adzuki or matcha ...
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Tokyo's taxis are already somewhat special in terms of at least one quirky detail: the driver opens and closes the doors for passengers from the driving seat. However, this is a wholly different ...
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YouTube channel Katsu FPV has uploaded amazing footage of a micro drone filming the daily life of female high school students in Japan. The precisely shot and choreographed results, which have gone ...
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A mini octopus that sits on your head! Its ten "tentacles" provide stimulation for your scalp!
The prolific and award-winning photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has become one of the first major cultural figures in Japan to become embroiled in the MeToo movement. KaoRi, who was once frequently ...
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Leading Japanese confectionery brand Glico has created what will surely be one of the best commercials of the year. Using 72 actresses of different ages, it charts a single woman's ...
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Spring has arrived in Tokyo, bringing with it sunny and warm days, blustery winds and their accompanying first bouts of pollen allergies, and a wealth of spring-related foods and other products. This ...
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Global cosmetics giant Chanel has opened a branded Coco game center in Shibuya ward, Tokyo. Open from March 2nd to March 11th in Case B in Jingumae, near Omotesando and Harajuku, the ground floor ...
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Nintendo is celebrating its legacy with this re-release of the Japanese Super Nintendo Entertainment System console in miniature.
The first thing to learn about Valentine's Day in Japan is that it's only for women to give to men. The guys are supposed to reciprocate on White Day, or March 14th. Moreover, it's not just for ...
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Tokyo had a strange start to the working week yesterday when it was hit by the worst snowfall since 2014. More than 20cm of snow fell on Monday, trapping cars on bridges and in tunnels, and causing ...
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Of the 83,000 people in the 23 wards of Tokyo who reached the legal age of adulthood in Japan this year, around 10,000 -- or one in eight -- is classified as foreign, reports NHK. This is largely ...
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Tokyo can sometimes seem less of a city than a polymorphous, ever-changing organism. Each month brings new buildings and infrastructure, all in the name of a constant cycle of construction, ...
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Japan Trend Shop offers the most original lineup of Japanese products on the internet. From beauty gadgets to designer household items, cosmetics, food, pet products, and electronics... Something new for everyone!
The first tryvertising gel nail concept shop opened in Japan on December 13th. JellyNail is located in Daikanyama, the high-end retail district on the edge of Shibuya. Customers can drop in and ...
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The rental DVD, books and entertainment retail chain Tsutaya once had a large branch on the east of Shinjuku Station. This was demolished a few years ago and reopened as a leaner branch with other ...
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Karaoke continues to evolve. From wedding cosplay karaoke services to karaoke boxes combined with convenience stores, the archetypal modern Japanese leisure activity has survived so long because it ...
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