All Ages: The Hardcore Scene in Japan

Sand, Numb, Saigan Terror and Soul Vice speak on the scene in Japan and the openness of the community.

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5 Overlooked Destinations in Wakayama Prefecture

Looking for a brand new adventure in Kansai? Check out this list of some of the most overlooked destinations in Wakayama—perfect for eager explorers.

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5 Spots to Experience the Outdoors in Japan’s Northern Kyushu

Northern Kyushu is a perfect destination to combine hiking with Japanese cultural experiences.

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Easy Father’s Day Gift Ideas in Japan

Here are some last-minute gift ideas for dad and where to get them—in person or online—so you don’t drop the ball this holiday. 

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Jurassic Jaunt: 5 Places to See Dinosaurs in Japan

Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, you'll love these dinosaur-themed attractions and parks found across Japan.

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Exploring Kurashiki: Charm and Culture in Japan

Take a trip to a hidden gem in Okayama Prefecture, Kurashiki Bikan Chiku, filled with Edo Period aesthetic and quaint Japanese charm.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Hiyashi Chuka

Japanese summer got you hot and bothered? Cool off with this ice-cold noodle dish.

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 23

Marketing, consultant positions, game localization and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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5 Overlooked Destinations in Wakayama Prefecture

Looking for a brand new adventure in Kansai? Check out this list of some of the most overlooked destinations in Wakayama—perfect for eager explorers.

By 5 min read

Explore

5 Spots to Experience the Outdoors in Japan’s Northern Kyushu

Northern Kyushu is a perfect destination to combine hiking with Japanese cultural experiences.

By 5 min read

Live

Easy Father’s Day Gift Ideas in Japan

Here are some last-minute gift ideas for dad and where to get them—in person or online—so you don’t drop the ball this holiday. 

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2022 Top Jobs in Japan Week 22

The Tokyo American Club, consultant positions, game localization and more in this week's Top Jobs in Japan!

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A Buddhist Look Behind Pets, Food and Funerals in Japan

Why are some animals in Japan eaten while some pets receive funeral services led by religious officials and are then enshrined within Buddhist altars within the home?

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Media, Marketing and Travel? Six Sweet Jobs in Japan for July

In front of the camera and behind the camera or on the phone and in the warehouse. This month, it’s otaku culture, fine wine and everything in between.

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Japanese Recipe Adventures: Goya Chanpuru

Beat the heat like an Okinawan with this bitter melon recipe.

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