Transportation

How to Use a Mobile IC App
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How to Use a Mobile IC App

Wondering how to set up a mobile Suica or Passmo? Check out our step-by-step guide.

By 6 min read

Culture

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Getting a Commuter Pass in Japan

Get a shiny new commuter pass all by yourself with this kanji guide.

By 2 min read

Live

Why Are These Things So Expensive in Japan?

Movies, pizza, bullet trains and mobile phones seem more expensive in Japan than elsewhere. Here's how you can save.

By 8 min read

Explore

Ditch the Train! See Japan in a Camper Van

This is what happens when you rent a camper in Japan and unexpectedly drive up a mountain.

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Into the Mind of Shintaro Kago, One of Japan’s Most Infamous Erotic Manga Artists