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Are you constantly on medication? Do you have to bring your medicine along with you to Japan for personal use? Are you a makeup diva who has a lot of cosmetics to be brought into Japan? Whatever reason you have, there are some rules you should keep in mind...

For those not yet familiar with the Don Quijote store, you're in for a treat! Don Quijote, nicknamed "Donki" by locals, is a huge discount store like no other. Found all over Japan, Donki sells pretty much anything and everything you could ever want or need from electronics and...

It is not always easy to get your hands on Japanese goods. From shipping fees to customs fees, the options for buying are limited and other communication problems can leave you feeling intimidated when buying something online from Japan. However, one solution has recently become available – subscription boxes!...

With so much anime goods lurking around in Japan, the majority of them are often sent out to the market only for a limited time. Some people who'd like to purchase these items would have to be on the look out for the release dates and not to mention...

Fan of Japanese horror movies? Sadako from The Ring movie series and Kayako from The Grudge franchise are making headlines for their upcoming crossover film, Sadako vs. Kayako. These women are the most feared in Japanese cinema history and because they are so popular, they are now conquering your...

It is a very rare occurrence to find a cosmetic item that comes at an affordable price yet superb quality. In Japan, there are so many beauty products to choose from. Some are used as souvenirs not only because of their beautiful packaging but also because of their excellent...

There are probably many people who have noticed Japanese women's beautiful skin. I certainly have. I'm a foreigner living in Japan, but when I first started living here, I was surprised by how many women, young and old, had beautiful skin and did not look their age! What is...

Have you noticed a minty tingly feeling in any of your skincare products recently? If so, it's because they contain menthol - yes, the same ingredient in those refreshing mints! Therefore, it may not seem all that strange for breath mints company to venture into bath and body products...

Japan is known for its many unique inventions. From the high-tech robots we see on the news to the simple, yet bizarre inventions like lap pillows for the lonely, we feel like we've seen it all. But there are also some interesting things you might never have imagined exist...

Looking for things you can buy as great gifts in the Shinjuku area? The nature-based cosmetics brand Sabon, which originated in Israel, opened its first new branch Sabon Gourmet in NEWoMAN Shinjuku on March 25th. This store is a place where you can pick your body care items just...

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