“Dame yo!” How many times does my face need to burn with embarrassment until I stop breaking rules at my school?
By Cara Lam on November 3, 2017
No towel, no problem. Catch this traditional Japanese experience of a mixed-gender host spring bath before it slips away…
By Natsuko Mazany on November 2, 2017
This game-changing startup connects tourists to locals eager to guide foreigners around Japan with customized tours.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on November 2, 2017
It’s a culture festival, but in another very real way, it’s also the blood, sweat and tears of your students… It’s bunkasai!
By Liam Carrigan on November 1, 2017
Wasp hunting in central Japan is not your average hobby, but locals here love it. Check out our crash course in wasp hunting and an introduction to the Nov. 3 edible wasp festival!
By Joost Van Itterbeeck on October 31, 2017
Every week we post our picks for upcoming events in Japan.
By Dan Grunebaum on October 30, 2017
Hotel Uno Ueno is the latest in Tokyo’s hybrid accommodations that combine the affordability and sociability of a hostel with the upgraded design and amenities of a hotel.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on October 30, 2017
Here are five spooktastic spots for to get your monster mash on this Halloween in Osaka.
By Liam Carrigan on October 27, 2017
This is what happens when you rent a camper in Japan and unexpectedly drive up a mountain.
By Victoria Vlisides on October 27, 2017
These 10 versatile ingredients will effortlessly bring the feel of Japan’s hearty autumn to your table.
By Teni Wada on October 26, 2017
Now that the election vans have stopped blaring candidate’s names, the ballots have been cast and the results are in — what can Japan expect from a resurgent Shinzo Abe and his cronies?
By Alex Sturmey on October 25, 2017
When it comes to unsettling, chilling and often gruesome films, nothing quite matches the visceral nature of Japanese horror.