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Get a Scooter License in Japan

Apr 13, 2021 By Ray Proper

If you live in a major city in Japan, you do not need much to get around in a car...[ Click to read more ]

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What is Otaku Culture?

Mar 31, 2021 By Justin Hanus

Once a little-known subculture, otaku is now popular throughout Japan and even in many Western world parts. But what is...[ Click to read more ]

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All Up in My Grill – Hiroshima’s Best Steakhouses

Mar 30, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Considering how highly thought of beef is in this country, it may shock you to discover that although cattle were...[ Click to read more ]

All Up in My Grill – Nagoya’s Best Steakhouses

Mar 30, 2021 By Bert Wishart

Considering how highly revered beef is in this country, it may blow your mind to discover that though cows were...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo’s Five Teams of Summer: Baseball in Kanto

Mar 27, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

Japan is a modern-day mecca of sports, having hosted several tournaments in the past and being the hosts of the...[ Click to read more ]

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How to switch to “Bargain Mobile” MVNOs in Japan

Mar 25, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

It was bound to happen to me at some point, but the way it happened is a bit out of...[ Click to read more ]

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Infinity Books is the calming oasis from the hustle-and-bustle you didn’t know you needed.

Mar 24, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

We’ve done plenty of articles about places and festivals in and around the Asakusa district, usually reinforcing its position as...[ Click to read more ]

Getting a mobile phone plan in Japan (Spring 2021 update)

Mar 24, 2021 By Jason Gatewood

The mobile phone landscape has gone through an almost complete shake-up in the last two years. There are myriad choices...[ Click to read more ]

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Hiroshima Asa Zoological Garden

Mar 24, 2021 By Bert Wishart

If you’re visiting Hiroshima or here for a few months, you can probably give this a miss and look for...[ Click to read more ]