Hokkaido

Hokkaido potato growing town sets Guinness World Record for world’s biggest croquette【Video】

This little town easily eclipsed the previous world record by about 54 kilograms (119 pounds)!

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This open-air museum in Hokkaido is a must-visit for fans of history and one popular manga series

Hokkaido Kaitaku no Mura is a golden opportunity to explore Japanese history and earn some otaku cred.

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Site of the worst bear attack in Japanese history is a chilling place to visit

You might not want to visit this area alone.

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Journey through Ainu myth in the old-meets-new forest night walk Kamuy Lumina experience

This nighttime cultural experience in Hokkaido combines nature, storytelling, and digital art to immerse visitors in the stories of the Ainu.

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We visit Japan’s northernmost gas station, McDonald’s, vending machine, toilet, and more!

Add a little latitude to your life.

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Mister Donut’s new Angel Fruit series elevates angel cream doughnuts, takes taste buds to heaven

R.I.P. taste buds, it was nice knowing you. 

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Japan’s combination laundromats/ice cream parlors are the combo we never knew we needed, until now

Hokkaido chain knows how to make laundry day the sweetest day of the week.

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Need a place to stay in Japan? These share houses have discounts for newly arrived foreigners

Locations available in greater Tokyo area, Hokkaido, and historical Kanazawa.

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We accidentally buy some silkworm candy at Hokkaido’s Vending Machine Land

We attempt to get over our dislike of eating insects by… eating some insects. 

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328-foot manga art made by foot in snow field to celebrate end of Hokkaido-set Golden Kamuy【Video】

A special goodbye to Sugimoto and Asirpa.

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Mysterious masses of tires washing up on shore of Japan’s northern Hokkaido Prefecture【Video】

Two incidents in a month have authorities looking for owner of giant black rubber objects.

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Survey shows that not many people are into the idea of Sapporo hosting the 2030 Winter Olympics

Public opinion is divided, and netizens show strong opposition. 

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Hokkaido man found naked in laundromat in middle of the night

The Emperor’s Birthday new clothes.

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Ferry takes trip halfway across Japan… without anyone steering it

Unmanned cargo ship travelled from Hokkaido to Ibaraki, and netizens have mixed feelings.

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Massive blizzard creates crazy snow scenes in Sapporo【Photos, videos】

Heaviest snows in nearly a decade completely stop all train service going into or out of Sapporo Station.

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“Hey, Japanese taxi driver, take us to the best Sapporo ramen place!” – Things don’t go as planned

That doesn’t mean they go badly, though.

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Japanese Twitter user documents month-long crusade to buy a drink from a vending machine

Epic tale about a disappearing machine comes with a twist ending.

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A random stranger (or possibly a river spirit) gives us a ramen recommendation by a frozen stream

He also makes a startling invitation.

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“Hey, Japanese taxi driver, take us to the best seafood joint in Otaru!”

What happens when we put our faith in a cab driver for local restaurant recommendations in Hokkaido?

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Prefectural rivalry in Japan: Survey reveals which areas compete against each other, and why

Competition between prefectures is real, and there’s a reason why it happens.

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