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Sprint Like a Saiyan at the Dragon Ball Fun Run Events in Japan This 2017!

Summer in Japan is not the most favorable season to go running or jogging outdoors. Most people spend their time doing indoor activities in order to avoid the summer heat. But don’t worry about missing the outdoors as the autumn season right after summer will provide you with a better opportunity. During early September 2017,…

Why Should You Use Japanese Bamboo Charcoal in Your Daily Life?

Does it feel humid inside your room? Does your cupboard or refrigerator have that odd smell? Is the tap water in your home not that clean to be consumed? Do you want your skin to be smooth? Well, here is a solution for all these various needs: Charcoal! Yes, activated charcoal has the ability to…

Do You Know How to Bring Medicine for Personal Use into Japan?

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 and follow. The Health Care System…

Can You Trick Your Brain into Eating Less with Japan’s “Diet Goggles”?

Japan is a very communal country and as such, one of the things Japanese people avoid is sticking out. There is a strong pursuit to be “just like everyone else.” This kind of thinking can be seen even in the way they take care of their bodies. Asians are usually on the slimmer side, especially…

How Effective Could the Kakogawa Junior High School’s Trial Nap Time Be?

It has long been believed that physical and mental development occur when children take naps. This is a critical factor not only to their growth but also to their overall well-being. In line with this, the students in Kakogawa Junior High School have requested to have an afternoon nap in order to increase their attention…

Bathing In Sand?! This Beach Sand Bath in Beppu Has All the Benefits of an Onsen!

Japan is well-known for its onsen (hot springs), but did you know that you could experience the same benefits without getting yourself wet? Japan offers you another outdoor spa experience that will keep you coming back for more! Imagine lying comfortably on your back while being slow-baked as a man with a shovel covers you…

Would You Try Coca-Cola Japan’s Sleep Water For a Good Night of Rest?

Ever have trouble sleeping at night? There’s a solution for you. Coca-Cola Japan has recently introduced a new drink called “Glaceau Sleep Water” which claims to help people sleep well at night. It is a drinking water perfect for those who have sleep disorders or simply want uninterrupted beauty sleep. excite.co.jp/ The Importance of Good…

4 Reasons You Need to Incorporate Wasabi Into Your Diet

Many people hate wasabi because of the burning sensation that it leaves on the tongue. Add to that the sharp, stinging pain that makes you tear up when you eat more than what you should and it’s no wonder there are people who dislike this condiment. Inside a sushi bar, you can easily recognize a…

3 Handy Items for Babies that You Can Buy in the Japanese Drugstore

If you’re a parent who’s traveling or staying in Japan temporarily or for good, it is essential to know what to buy and where to buy it for your baby’s needs. Problems can arise when you don’t know how to read Japanese, though some stores offer English information on some items. The easiest place to…
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