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An Art Museum for the Digital Age: Mori Building Digital Art Museum

Aug 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

When most people think of art and Japan in the same vein, images on the order of Hokusai’s Great Wave...[ Click to read more ]

The Best Burgers in Tokyo

Aug 30, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

This list is not intended to be exhaustive; the sheer size and amount of places opening, closing and existing in...[ Click to read more ]

All Japan Gyoza Festival at Nagakute’s Moricoro Park

Aug 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Much like ramen, gyoza is a dish with Chinese origins that the Japanese have taken to their hearts. Typically filled...[ Click to read more ]

Toyohashi Fire Festival: Things are about to go off!

Aug 29, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

While there are many, many fireworks festivals in Japan throughout the summer months, there are very few that match Toyohashi's...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Game Show 2018

Aug 29, 2018 By

The Tokyo Game Show is an annual trade show for video game developers held at Makuhari Messe Convention Center just outside...[ Click to read more ]

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Bicycle Liability Insurance

Aug 28, 2018 By

There are two major cities in Japan that require bicycle riders to maintain liability insurance as a condition for riding...[ Click to read more ]

Do You Know Nags? Nagoya’s Hidden Gems

Aug 28, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Whether you have been here for a few weeks or know the city like the back of your hand, Nagoya...[ Click to read more ]

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Ghibli Expo Hiroshima: From Nausicaä to Marnie

Aug 28, 2018 By Matt Mangham

It’s no secret that one of Japan’s chief exports is its popular culture, and the films of Studio Ghibli rank...[ Click to read more ]

Full Moon Tea Ceremony at Shukkei-en in Hiroshima

Aug 28, 2018 By Matt Mangham

Tsukimi, or Moon Viewing, is a Japanese tradition going back to the Heian period, when portions of the old Chinese...[ Click to read more ]