Check Out This Cosplay Photo Studio in Japan That Used to Be a Real School!

Schools are a common setting in Japanese TV shows and anime. In Japan, cosplayers who dress up as school kids may find it difficult to get an authentic-looking school backdrop for their photo shoots. However, there is some good news for enthusiastic cosplayers! An old high school in Kurate (鞍手), Fukuoka (福岡) has been transformed…

Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Fukuoka? Here Are 3 Lovely Parks to Check Out!

Fukuoka (福岡) is a famous sightseeing destination in Japan owing to its fascinating attractions. It is even lovelier during the spring season and many visitors flock to the city when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Different parks become painted in pink, making them ideal hanami or flower viewing spots. If you’re planning on…

Ohori Park: Quiet Your Soul in Fukuoka’s Japanese Garden

Have you ever visited a traditional Japanese garden? If not, you’re missing out. There is something completely unique about how the Japanese construct their gardens. It goes far beyond the materials used and the flowers they plant and penetrates into the very soul of what a scenic garden is – a place to find peace.…

See Ancient Japanese Artifacts at the Korokan Ruins in Fukuoka!

Japan is not only famous for its stunning castles, but also for its castle ruins – the ones near Ohori Park in Fukuoka being a particularly stunning tourist attraction. Near to what remains of the castle is the Korokan Ruins which is a small museum where you can learn more about the building that used…

The Annual Karaage Festival is Coming: Fried Chicken Ice Cream Anyone?

Japan is well-known for a strange hybrid of food combinations. From strange black burgers with squid ink buns, a myriad of kit kat flavors including wasabi, and the ever popular sakura everything (Pepsi, donuts, and even red bull). On top of that, there are also the bizarre ice cream combinations too, from matcha to plum…

Love Funassyi? Then Check Out the Funassyi Cafe at Fukuoka Parco!

Want to grab a bite of the popular character Funassyi? Well you’re in luck! The mascot’s cafe is opening soon and will be offering a new menu to those who love the pear character! So if you’re in Fukuoka, then head down to the Funassyi Cafe! Who is Funassyi? Funassyi is a popular mascot character…

Celebrate Hinamatsuri with the Sagemon Girls of Yanagawa City!

Yanagawa City in Fukuoka is a popular place for tourists because of its wide canals. The number of tourists has actually increased in recent years. To make sure that this trend will continue, a promo video known as “Sagemon Girls” was created by two organizations.   prtimes.jp/ Yanagawa as a Tourist Destination   yokoso-japan.jp/ It…

Tamaseseri: The Ball–Catching Festival in Fukouka

Japan has a lot of exciting things to do at the start of the new year. Apart from the colorful “osechi” and extravagant fireworks display, another interesting celebration is held every January 3rd for the purpose of having “good luck.” The celebration is known as “Tamaseseri” or Ball-Catching Festival which is primarily held in Fukuoka.…

There’s Something for Everyone at Hibikinada Green Park

Hibikinada also known as Green Park, is one of the most beautiful parks located near the sea side of Kitakyushu. You can find a variety of activities to do here. Author’s photo Hibikinada Author’s photo Cars zooming to and from Hibikino Hibikinada is literally a green park with a circumference of about 7.5km. On one…