2018 March

Kappa: The Japanese “River Child” Monster

There are all sorts of monsters and ghosts mentioned in Japanese mythical stories which have always intrigued millions of people. They’re the Oni (鬼), which literally means demons, though it is more suitable to describe it as a demon; and also the Tengu (天狗), legendary creatures with the head and the wings of a bird.…

Support Japan’s Self-Defense Forces at A “Best Body” Contest in Tokyo This 2018!

Japan is undeniably one of the countries that produce beautiful faces and bodies in the world. The admiration for such beauty is seen in several Japanese events and cafes dedicated to it. This 2018, an event called the “Jieitai Best Body Contest” will take place in order to recognize the beefcakes of the country’s Self-Defense…

6 Things to Do on the Beautiful Hateruma Island in Okinawa

Okinawa is a beautiful group of Japanese tropical islands close to Taiwan, perfect for those looking to escape the winter cold and relax in warmer weather. With gorgeous white sand beaches, delicious food, and plenty of things to do, Okinawa is a very popular destination for vacationers and those looking to discover the unique culture…

Check Out This Restaurant for a Relaxing Dining Experience in the Heart of Osaka

Are you up for an enjoyable dining experience? Head to GARB weeks, a cafe and restaurant located in Nakanoshima Park, which is a beautiful area in Osaka abundant in greenery. They serve the famous Neapolitan pizza and allow guests to have some barbecue on the terrace. The restaurant also has an amazing view of the…

This Gorgeous Limestone Cave on Japan’s Ishigaki Island Is a Must-Visit!

Ishigaki Island is a gorgeous tropical paradise, geographically close to Taiwan but counting as one of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa, Japan. It is less crowded and busy but warmer than Okinawa’s main island, and is loved for its tropical climate, delicious fresh fruits and vegetables, friendly locals, and the huge amount of things to…

Check Out this Restaurant in Ishigaki to Try Delicious Premium Quality Beef

Ishigaki is the westernmost island of Okinawa prefecture, loved for its tropical weather, white sand beaches, friendly people, and delicious food. There are many wonderful things to do on this island that attracts thousands of tourists each year and keeps the locals living there their whole lives. As well as gorgeous beaches and resorts, Ishigaki…

Have You Visited the Best Cake Shop in Jiyugaoka Yet?

The Japanese just adore their cake shops and bakeries. Despite bread not being a big part of the Japanese diet until relatively recently, bakeries, patisseries, and cafes have gained huge popularity for coffee and cake lovers all over the country. Jiyugaoka is a sweet community with a village-like feel to it, and it is found…

Savor the Taste of Lobster Rolls at This Popular Restaurant in Japan!

In Japan, there is no shortage of wonderful restaurant options to choose from, whether you are looking for beautiful Japanese cuisine or international delights. If you are a foodie or a fan of seafood, you may have heard about the US-based Luke’s Lobster, a restaurant which has developed a cult following because of its unique…

Do You Know These 4 Mythical Beasts Guarding Japan’s Cardinal Directions?

If it’s about myths, folklore, and legends, Japan is a country with a lot to offer. From stories based on local traditions up to those derived from foreign influence through cultural assimilation, the country has developed a rich collection of tales that are mirrored in today’s pop culture. Belief in sacred beasts and spirits is…