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When Did Manga Become So Popular?

Sep 24, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Although manga comic books are popular throughout the world, in Japan reading manga is a very common pastime for people...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan’s Coffee Culture is Super Caffeinated – UCC Coffee Museum in Kobe

Sep 14, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The image of Japan around the world is that of a country where the main beverages are green tea and...[ Click to read more ]

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Rokko Island Halloween Harvest Festival in Kobe

Sep 08, 2019 By Justin Hanus

If you’re in the area, you should check out the Rokko Island Halloween and Harvest Festival.  This festival is one...[ Click to read more ]

Top Cat Cafés in Kansai

Aug 20, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Big cities in Japan are known for their vibrant energy, but sometimes residents and tourists want a break from all...[ Click to read more ]

Eerie Places to Visit in Kansai

By Justin Hanus

“The Ring”, “The Grudge”, “Dark Water”... Japan in recent times is known for some of the scariest movies. Fans of...[ Click to read more ]

Where to Learn Martial Arts in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

Martial arts activities have long been a staple in Japanese life with both children and adults enrolling in self-defense classes...[ Click to read more ]

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Water Sports You Can Try in Kobe

By Justin Hanus

Whether you're looking for an indoor swim or some outdoor action in a boat or on a surfboard, you can...[ Click to read more ]

Japanese Sports You May Not Be Aware Of

By Justin Hanus

Everyone knows the famous Japanese sports like sumo, karate, and judo. However, a number of other traditional sports play an...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Places for a Summer Picnic in Kobe

Jul 18, 2019 By Justin Hanus

With summer in full swing, what better a way to spend a few afternoon or early evening hours than at...[ Click to read more ]

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Things You’ll Only Find in the Kansai Region

By Justin Hanus

Kansai is one of the most visited regions of Japan and has an allure for tourists because of its unique...[ Click to read more ]