2016 April

Check out Japan’s Latest Tongue-in-Cheek Fun-Loving Drama on Netflix!

Since Netflix launched in Japan last year, it has been going from strength to strength. With a huge selection of anime’s as well as international series and movies; and now – original programming straight from Japan! One of their newest shows is a tongue-in-cheek, fun-loving drama – ‘Good Morning Call’. The Storyline ‘Good Morning Call’…

Check out the World Chocolate Dessert Buffet and Fulfil Your Chocolate Dreams!

Even before spring season had begun, a large number of sweet treats were introduced into the market that were associated with the ever popular sakura and matcha flavors. However, that doesn’t mean that good old fashioned chocolate is completely out of the picture. Have you ever dreamed of indulging in as much chocolate as your…

Experience a Beautiful Cruise and All-You-Can-Drink Japanese Hospitality in Tokyo!

Yakatabune Cruisers are Japanese old-fashioned houseboats which operate on the Tokyo waterfront and were once very popular among wealthy business people and highly-ranked samurai during the Edo period for leisure and entertainment. Nowadays, it is a popular excursion trip for everyone where passengers are able to enjoy beautiful views of Tokyo’s famous landmarks such as…

Is This Masked J-Pop Idol Group Your Kawaii Dream or Worst Nightmare?

There are so many idol groups in Japan that it becomes nearly impossible to become the next big thing that people will forever remember. In order to stand out from the rest, groups need to have a gimmick. One of these groups has actually found a jaw-dropping solution by hiding behind masks. The group is…

Everything You Need to Know about the Magic and Mysteries of Kabuki!

Finally, we come to the last installment of the three-part series about the top three traditional performing arts of Japan – Kabuki! This is probably more well-known compared to its counterparts i.e. Noh and Bunraku partly due to the fact that many of the kabuki actors these days tend to appear in many TV dramas…

Walk Through the History of Japanese Fireworks at the Ryogoku Fireworks Museum!

There are so many spectacular fireworks festivals in Japan which is why some places are even dedicated to their history. One particular place called Ryogoku, in Tokyo, is said to be the origin of Japanese fireworks. It displays animated fireworks during summer and is also home to a facility exhibiting fireworks history since the beginning…

20 Pools in Japan You Need to Visit in Summer 2016!

Shortly after spring has sprung and the sakura have all fallen from the trees, people in Japan start to feel hungry for summer! The heat can be brutal, particularly in big cities, and the humidity level is quite high! So whether you’re visiting or living in Japan, why not join the locals and discover just…
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