Being Vegan 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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Staying Vegan and Vegetarian in Japan While on a Budget

Being vegan or vegetarian while saving money in Japan can be tough. Here are some tips to help stay true to your lifestyle without breaking the bank.

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Food Allergies and Dietary Restrictions in Japan

A quick guide to help vegans, vegetarians, halal followers and those with dietary restrictions in Japan.

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Vegan in Japan: 10 Meatless Eateries in Sapporo

Scrumptious vegan eats in Japan's northernmost island from soup curry to vegan cheesecake!

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Why You Shouldn’t Go to an Animal Cafe in Japan

Visiting a cat cafe in Japan is a bucket list item for many tourists, but the animal cruelty that goes on behind closed doors should give you pause.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Finding Vegan and Halal Products at the Supermarket in Japan

Vegan food is notoriously hard to find in Japan. Luckily we’ve got you covered with this guide.

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7 Convenience Store Items for Vegetarians in Japan

A survival guide for meatless options in Japanese convenience stores.

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Vegan in Japan: 3 Veg-Friendly Eateries in Sapporo

Heading to Hokkaido? Check out these three fantastic restaurants for great-tasting vegan fare.

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Vegan in Japan: 4 Veg-Friendly Eateries in Kamakura

Four seaside vegetarian restaurants in Kanagawa that will make your beach getaway perfect!

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Vegan in Japan: 4 Veg-Friendly Eateries in Kyoto

Just a small selection of what’s available in one of Japan’s most vegan-friendly cities!

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Vegan in Japan: 3 Veg-Friendly Eateries in Kobe

Planning a trip to Kobe? Don’t miss these three vegan-friendly restaurants.

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Vegan in Japan: 4 Veg-Friendly Eateries in Hiroshima City

Here are four restaurants that are a must-visit for any vegans or vegetarians traveling to Hiroshima.

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