The Best Japanese Reality Show on Netflix: Terrace House

Reality TV is anything but real - however, Terrace House does a commendable job of getting us close to a version of reality that feels like home.

Tokyo Travel Guide: The Imperial Palace

No visit to Tokyo is complete without visiting the majestic Imperial Palace. Surrounded by scenic gardens and parks, the Imperial Palace is...

A Zen Experience of Historic Kamakura

In Kamakura, I glimpsed a little pathway to a finer state of mind. It is the way of Zen, through which I...

Hakone: A Land of Changing Colors

Every late October, early November, many people across Japan will get the calling to go to the mountains and see the changing...

Panoramic Paradise of Seasonal Blossoms

Shikisaino-oka is a sprawling flower garden spread over fifteen hectares of beautiful hill area in Biei-Cho, Hokkaido. FYI, the literal meaning of...

The Most Luxurious Gyudon in Tokyo

In June 2019, Capitol Hotel Tokyo announced a new Gyudon menu – what could possibly be the most expensive Gyudon in Tokyo....

3 Coolest Capsule Hotels in Tokyo

A Capsule Hotel is an affordable hotel invented in Japan, whose capsule is about the size of a single bed. Here’s the list of 3 Coolest Capsule Hotels in Tokyo.

TIME names “Digital Art Museum” One of World’s 100 Greatest Places to Visit

Official Image from teamLab Mori BuildingDigital Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan is on TIME's 2019 list...

Tapioca Milk Tea invades Japanese Pop Culture

"Tapioca Milk Tea" (aka Bubble Tea or Boba) is the trendiest Drink this year amongst Japanese youth. It is to beverages what...

“Weathering with You” to represent Japan for Oscar Entry

Shinkai's latest movie "Weathering with You," already crossed 10 Billion yen (95 Million USD) at the Box Office. 10 Billion yen sale makes the top 10 films from all genre of all time in Japan.