tourism

Mystery Tourist Spot: Merlions in Japan?

Unique bridge fountains you won’t find anywhere else in Japan. 

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Stylish new Experience Japan Pictograms are here to enhance your Japan travels and knowledge

Over 250 pictograms to support tourism in Japan from a visual design perspective are free to download to learn more about Japanese culture.

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Exploring the castle town in Kagawa Prefecture that inspired its own free-to-play RPG

Marugame Castle also holds the distinction of being one of only 12 castles in Japan with this particular architectural element left intact.  

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Deer killed by man with axe in Nara

Police say the man lost his temper when the animal hit his car. 

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Mt Fuji railway project receives approval from Yamanashi officials

A railway up the mountain aims to eliminate vehicles on the road to the fifth station but the round-trip fare for passengers won’t be cheap

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Nara asks visitors to stop feeding the deer

Goodwill of strangers now threatens to do the deer more harm than good. 

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Resi Stay Nishiki hotel in Kyoto adds a special Maiko Hello Kitty room for tourists with taste

The room is fully kitted out with unique kimono-clad Kitty art.

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Japanese restaurant from the Edo Period forced to close due to coronavirus pandemic

Serving diners since the days of the samurai and once loved by famous writers like Natsume Soseki, this long-standing business will soon be no more.

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Local samurai legend is immortalized in rockin’ new short animated film by Production I.G

It’s not every day that a real-life historical figure receives the anime and J-rock tribute treatment.

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A Japanese vending machine perfect for samurai

If vending machines existed in the Edo Period, they would’ve looked like this. 

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Drinking wine made from the only train station platform vineyard in Japan

This Shiojiri Station Merlot has a terroir as unique as its taste. 

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Japanese green tea vending machine has a puppet show that tells the story behind the drink

The Oi Ocha Karakuri machine is something you have to see to believe.

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Kyoto sightseeing live stream for Chinese viewers becomes controversial, sparks ire in locals

Does Kyoto actually need to advertise to future travelers?

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English mistake makes Kyoto the enemy of the world

Look out — Japan’s old capital appears to be rising again, with an army of koi fish behind it.

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Terrific Tochigi! Japanese prefecture proves its beauty with scenery showcase【Video】

This jaw-dropping video will make you wonder how Tochigi Prefecture came in last in the prefectural popularity poll.

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Osaka icon loses legs, restaurant says famous crab is exhausted

After losing its giant fugu blowfish, people are now worried about the health of the city’s big crustacean. 

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We travel to a mysterious power spot in Okinawa, where a “heart rock” floats in the sea

Mother Nature attempts to reclaim the path at this rugged tourist site filled with mystery and beauty. 

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Mysterious Spirit Boat Procession in Nagasaki and the sandbox tram that follows it【Video】

A night when mystery hangs thick in the air. 

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New Japan Rail Pass for non-Japanese passport holders coming soon

Limited-time pass offers huge discounts on train travel in and around Tokyo.

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Japan to reopen to international tourists with new entry requirements

Government sets a date for opening the country’s borders to the world again.

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