Recent Posts

November 23, 2017

Vegan Events and Festivals in Japan

From Tokyo to Okinawa (sorry Hokkaido!), vegan food festivals are popping up all over Japan.

September 25, 2017

Vegan in Japan: Top Meatless Restaurants by City

An unofficial guide from a (self-professed) vegan gourmet and author.

August 25, 2017

Vegan in Japan: 5 Tips and Tricks for Keeping to a Plant-Based Diet

Visiting (or living) in the land of sushi might seem like a vegan nightmare — but fear not, those on plant-based diets, we have some helpful advice for navigating the fish-filled culinary waters!

January 5, 2017

Vegan in Sapporo: Tips for Vegans in Rural Japan

There’s no need to compromise your ethics or your experience as a vegan in rural Japan.

June 23, 2016

Being Vegan in Japan 3: Classics of Modern Japanese Cuisine

A 3-part series aimed to introduce vegans (and vegetarians) in Japan to the opportunities and challenges of Japanese cuisine. Part 3: the classics of modern Japanese cuisine.

June 14, 2016

Being Vegan in Japan 2: Communication is Key

A three-part series aimed to introduce vegans (and vegetarians) in Japan to the opportunities and challenges of Japanese cuisine. Part 2: the importance of good communication.

June 1, 2016

Being Vegan in Japan 1: History and Challenges

A 3-part series aimed to introduce vegans (and vegetarians) in Japan to the opportunities and challenges of Japanese cuisine. Part 1: introduction, history and major challenges.