2 Amazing Collections of Artifacts on Your Way From Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo!

Important Cultural Assets defined by the Cultural Asset Protection Law are scattered across all of Japan, bringing the rich cultural and historic heritage of the country to life. Here are two spots with collections of Important Cultural Assets that you can visit easily on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Take a detour…

Locals Love These 2 Power Spots Located Between Narita Airport and Ueno, Tokyo!

Japan is a country with mysteries hidden in all aspects of everyday life, and the route from the airport to the city is no exception. Here we introduce two “power spots” (locations believed to be flowing with mystical energy) beloved by local residents, on the way from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Join the locals…

Gamers, Assemble! The Biggest Gaming Event of 2018 Is Coming to Chiba, Japan!

Think of your favorite video game. Who is your favorite character? Maybe it’s the brave Link from The Legend of Zelda games, Cloud from the widely known Final Fantasy VII, or the famous, star-collecting Italian plumber, Mario. Chances are that you’ve at least heard of a game character who’s from Japan! Although the United States,…

Top 5 Places to Visit During Your Layover Period at Narita Airport

Travelers landing at Narita Airport often skip over Narita city and plan to travel to other famous regions like Tokyo. Those just stopping off in Narita Airport might want to explore the city while they wait for their connecting flight. However, with a time constraint during a layover period, this can be tricky. Narita city,…

Catch a Popular Japanese Voice Actor Perform Live This November in Chiba!

Girls have fallen in love with his voice a thousand times over. Popular voice actor Junichi Suwabe joins the cast of The Black Prince showing this November 2017 in Chiba! Let’s find out more about this performance! Junichi Suwabe 10月スタートのTVアニメ「Dies irae」EDテーマを担当する事になったフェロ☆メン。通常営業の後にスタジオ籠ってそのトラックダウン作業。そして終了。なかなかの自信作です!御期待下さい。 pic.twitter.com/uJtDMAJs1x — 諏訪部順一 Junichi Suwabe (@MY_MURMUR) September 4, 2017 As a voice actor, Junichi…

Escape the Japanese City Life and Enjoy Surfing at Onjuku Beach

Onjuku is a sleepy, surfer’s town. It is famed for its history in abalone, for its lobster fishing, breathtaking views, and surfing. The place is everything you need if you’d like to escape the city life. The months of June and July are the perfect time for visiting the beach. Visit the beach to enjoy…

7 Things to Do in Sawara, One of Japan’s Historically Important Districts

Sawara (佐原), an old and historical district in Katori City (香取市), Chiba Prefecture (千葉県), possesses many important cultural properties. One of which is Sawara no Machinami (佐原の町並み), the area itself. It’s one of the Traditional Architectures Preservation Districts in Japan. For over a thousand years, Sawara had prospered as an accessible merchant town near the…

Stopover at Narita Airport? Here Are 3 Places Where You Can Freshen Up and Rest

Whether you have a stopover in Tokyo (東京) or your flight arrives super late, it is always convenient to stay in a hotel inside the airport. Tokyo has two major international airports, Narita (成田) and Haneda (羽田), where people come and leave Japan every day. Both of them have transit hotels near the terminals to…