Just as the original 1982 movie borrowed heavily from the futuristic sights and sounds of a Tokyo noir, visitors to Japan today can cruise the industrial landscapes of Yokohama or slurp noodles in the narrow alleyways and neon lights of Shinjuku — Japan has all the spots required for a “Blade Runner”-inspired trip!
By Tanja Warwick on December 8, 2017
The responses were hilarious, thoughtful, weird and a little angsty. Vote for your favorite!
By Victoria Vlisides on December 7, 2017
He and his fellow oni (demons) visit the homes of children across the city every New Year’s Eve, warning children of the dangers of behaving badly or disobeying their parents.
By Liam Carrigan on December 5, 2017
Venture to some decidedly “untouristy” spots in Japan with these recommendations for unique — and still affordable — overnight options.
By Matthew Baxter on December 4, 2017
Wherever you are in Japan a Prince hotel awaits .Check out these three properties for your next weekend getaway.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on December 3, 2017
A couple of hours a day on the train, with time off to take in some of the best sights Japan has to offer along the route.
By Liam Carrigan on November 29, 2017
We chart winter light ups all across Japan in our latest travel guide.
By Teni Wada on November 25, 2017
Looking to do some budget traveling in Japan for Christmas and the New Year? Plan a winter holiday in Japan that won’t deplete your bank this winter season.
By Robert Kodama on November 24, 2017
From Tokyo to Okinawa (sorry Hokkaido!), vegan food festivals are popping up all over Japan.
By Chiara Terzuolo on November 23, 2017
There’s something about the uniquely Japanese way in which Christmas is celebrated here that always brings a smile to my face. Illuminations are no different.
By Liam Carrigan on November 21, 2017
Dream of a chalet experience but don’t want to leave the city? The oh-so-cozy Unwind Hotel & Bar brings the Swiss Alps to Sapporo.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on November 21, 2017
No towel, no problem. Catch this traditional Japanese experience of a mixed-gender host spring bath before it slips away…