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Have you ever seen a sento (銭湯), or public bathhouse before? Sentos used to be common among people who lived in small housing facilities that didn't have private baths. Recently, the number of sentos has been decreasing as most Japanese residences already have bathrooms and shower rooms. Public bathhouses,...

Recently, various locations in Japan have been experiencing cooler winds and hotter days, giving a sign of the new season that'll take over in a couple of weeks. Summer in Japan is definitely hot and humid, which will make you want to head to the beach to take the...

It's not yet Halloween but Japan has already started organizing scary yet fun events. One of these is a two-kilometer run based on the popular horror game, Biohazard (バイオハザード). This fun run event will allow participants to choose between becoming a survivor or a zombie. There will also be...

Once again, the most awaited Tokyo International BarShow (東京 インターナショナル バーショー) + WHISKY EXPO JAPAN 2017 (ウイスキー エキスポ ジャパン 2017) will be holding its 6th annual celebration at the Prism Hall of Tokyo Dome City (東京ドームシティ プリズムホール) on May 13 and May 14, 2017. The theme for the 2017...

Theater is a form of art that not only entertains but also greatly supports a country’s preservation of culture and tradition. In the Netherlands, the well-known Theater Hangar offers a unique experience for viewers of its long-running Soldaat van Oranje (Soldier of Orange) musical. This is to try out...

There are many different ways of introducing Japanese art and culture to people around the world. If you're a tourist in Japan, you may opt to attend different festivals or events where you can immerse yourself in real Japanese activities. One place where you could do this is The...

There are many festivals all over Japan that are widely advertised and known to many people. These festivals are prepared weeks or even months in advance, talked and written about online and in newspapers, and are well known nationwide. Examples of famous festivals include the Gion Festival (祇園祭) in...

Have you ever dreamed of spending the night at a bookstore and reading all the books you want to read? How about cosplaying the whole night until you get tired? Or are you the person who wants to do both? JUNKUDO (ジュンク堂), a bookstore in Tokyo (東京), will be...

In the past few years, the number of tourists visiting Japan has been rising year after year, and will surely only continue to increase as the Olympics approach. But while that may still be a few years away, many tourists should still check out Japan for the unique experiences...

If you're up for a VIP night or would like to treat yourself after a stressful week, you should check out L'effervescence. This is a Michelin-starred restaurant nestled in a secluded place along the Nishi Azabu (西麻布) area of Tokyo. L'effervescence is hidden among low-rise residential buildings and is rather...

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