2017 May

Play as a Hero and Impress Your Girlfriend at This Amusement Park in Osaka!

Hirakata Park (ひらかたパーク) in Osaka (大阪) is considered as one of the most popular and oldest theme parks in Japan. It opened in 1910 and has continuously competed with several other amusement parks in the country such as Universal Studios Japan (ユニバーサルスタジオジャパン), Tokyo Disneyland (東京ディズニーランド) and DisneySea (ディズニーシー), and Sanrio Puroland (サンリオピューロランド). It managed to…

Heading to Fukui? Here Are the Top 7 Souvenirs to Take Home!

When going on a trip, one question that is always at the back of one’s head would be, “What are the best souvenirs to bring back home?” Shopping for souvenirs is an activity that some people may thoroughly enjoy, while some may find stressful and time-consuming; which is why it is particularly helpful if you…

3 Tips Proven to Help You Spend Money Wisely in Tokyo

Tokyo (東京) is the fourth-most expensive city to live in around the world. The rents are high and the fruits are expensive. It may sound impossible, but there are certain ways to save money if you plan on living and working in the capital city of Japan. There’s no need to cut off the fun…

Go Sightseeing Like Never Before with JR East’s Newest Luxury Sleeper Train

Luxury sleeper trains are now getting more and more popular in Japan. Many people are choosing this option to spend a leisurely day of traveling. On May 1, 2017, JR East’s luxury sleeper train, Train Suite Shiki-shima (TRAIN SUITE 四季島), made its debut. Unlike any other sleeper trains, it promises to provide passengers a cruise…
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Munch on 8 Different Organic Burgers at This Burger Shop in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo

Are you looking for some delicious homemade burgers? If so, Jiyugaoka Burger (自由が丘バーガー) is the perfect place for you to visit! This restaurant has become increasingly popular due to their healthy and good-tasting ingredients. Let’s find out more about it and its burgers! Jiyugaoka Burger View this post on Instagram 自由が丘バーガー 青山店 🍔テリヤキカシスバーガー🍔 EATの居抜きに自由が丘バーガーが6月にオープンしていた😲 ジンジャーベースのテリヤキソースにカシスを加えたテリヤキカシスバーガー、そこにチーズをトッピング🧀…

This Cafe’s Homemade Bread and Soups in Tokyo Will Warm and Fill You Up

Are you looking for a place to enjoy a filling, cozy breakfast with delicious soup and bread? Then you better check out potage! potage is, as the name suggests, a potage (a thick soup) specialty restaurant that serves bouillon-based vegetable soups, homemade bread, and handmade baked sweets. potage View this post on Instagram . 🚃奥沢駅…

Watch These 4 Comedies from the Director of ‘Gintama’ and ‘Saiki K.’ Live-Action

Two of the most anticipated live-action adaptations for 2017 are the comedies Gintama (銀魂), starring Oguri Shun (小栗旬), and The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (斉木楠雄のサイ難), starring Yamazaki Kento (山崎賢人), both of which are directed by Yuichi Fukuda (福田雄一). Both films have just released their respective trailers and the actors’ popularity certainly raises viewers’ expectations.…

Take Part in the Top 5 Sunflower Festivals of Japan This Summer!

Japan’s seasonal flower festivals attract thousands of tourists each year. If you are looking to appreciate nature’s beauty while in the country, don’t miss these five sunflower festivals this summer! 1. Akeno Sunflower Festival (あけのひまわりフェスティバル) jp.fotolia.com/ Over 600,000 sunflowers welcome visitors at the Akeno Sunflower Field (明野のひまわり畑) during the annual Akeno Sunflower Festival in Hokuto…

Meet the Japanese Designer Behind Kaneki Ken’s Iconic Ghoul Mask

A 30-second trailer for Tokyo Ghoul’s (東京喰種トーキョーグール) live-action adaptation has been released. The movie is directed by Kentaro Hagiwara (萩原健太郎). The trailer introduces its main characters including Masataka Kubota (窪田正孝) as the human-turned-half-ghoul protagonist Kaneki Ken (金木研), Fumika Shimizu (清水富美加) as Toka Kirishima (霧嶋董香), Yu Aoi (蒼井優) as Rize Kamishiro (神代利世), Nobuyuki Suzuki (鈴木伸之) as…

Have an Affordable yet Comfortable Stay at These 3 Guesthouses in Kanazawa

Kanazawa (金沢) is the prefectural capital of Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県). Though it is remotely located, it provides interesting historical and cultural places to visit. It is popular for seafood and other high-quality delicious cuisines. If you’re a tourist who is interested in visiting the place, let me show you three affordable guesthouses which can comfortably…
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