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Tokyo Motor Show 2015 Visual Wrap Up

The 44th Tokyo Motor Show ended on a high note yesterday, after a week of showcasing the latest and greatest concept cars and transportation technology....

Check out how Japan rolls at the 44th Annual Tokyo Motor Show

When you step inside the Tokyo Motor Show at Big Site, you will certainly notice a change in how we commute and travel is...

Looking for Beauty Beneath the Surface

When we think of natural beauty, we tend to think of sweeping landscapes, mesmerising sunsets, changing leaves, or splendid mountain scenery. Some of the...

Relax in an Owl Cafe

For most people who are familiar with Japanese "kawaii" culture, the combination of coffee and cute animals is nothing new. Initially there were neko...

Halloween Japanese Style

Halloween - this previously little-known festival of Celtic origin has become one of the most famous celebrations of the spooky, strange, and macabre. All...
Two Samurai Fighting

6 Things Everybody Gets Wrong About Samurai

Steeped in a long history and plenty of mystery, the Samurai 侍 have been a cornerstone of Japanese mythology since 794 AD (Heian Period).  Having fought...

The Lost Kingdom of Yamatai

The story of Atlantis is one of the oldest mysteries in the world. The tale of an entire Kingdom disappearing without any trace, is...
Temple in Osu

Is Japanism a Religion?

If you've been in Japan for a while, you know that this place is unlike any other in the World. The term Planet Japan,...

The Town That Banned Cucumbers

I remember being a kid and having an adversity to cucumbers. Had I known about Adose-Cho (網戸瀬町) in Fukui, I would've immediately moved there....

Get on your Bikes and Ride!!!

Cue the hit song Bicycle by Queen... Ready?  "I wanna ride my bicycle..... I wanna ride my bike.... (I know you're singing it in your...

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