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Japanese Anime at its Best: My Neighbor Totoro

Films by Studio Ghibli have captured the hearts and minds of people all over the world. If you know about anime and have seen a few films, you have probably seen the work of Studio Ghibli. Many of their films have won awards and have become internationally popular. One of the most loved films worldwide…

Cherry picking at Yatsugatake

Yatsugatake is a beautiful mountain area located at the border of Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures. It is a place which is worth visiting in any of the four seasons. Yamanashi is famous for its fruit picking sites. The orchards of this area provide opportunities to taste self-picked seasonal fruits like cherry, strawberry, apple, grapes and…

Get your tickets for F1 Japanese Grand Prix!

Are you a fan of Formula One racing thinking where to watch it this year? World`s famous Suzuka Circuit is waiting for you. It is located in Suzuka city in Mie prefecture of Japan. japan-grand-prix.com/ There are a few other circuits such as ‘Fuji Speedway’ but after it withdrew in 2009 from being the venue,…

The 8 Exhilarating Attractions of FUJI-Q Highland

If you ever visit Japan and you have a love for thrilling rides, you should definitely spend a day at Fuji-Q Highland. Fuji-Q Highland is at the foot of Mount Fuji and is one of Japan’s most popular theme parks. Fuji-Q Highland is the home of some Guinness World Record breaking roller coasters. yamanashi-kankou.jp/ 1.…

Japan for thrill seekers: Fuji-Q Highland

If Tokyo Disneyland or Universal Studios Japan is too tame and boring for your tastes, just 1.5h away from Tokyo is the cure for your thrill-seeking addiction: Fuji-Q Highland. Named after the mountain that sits in the backdrop of the theme park on a clear day, Fuji-Q is well known amongst adrenaline junkies for its…

3 Beautiful Aquariums in and around Tokyo

1. Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is the new generation amusement park located at the tip of Yokohama Bay. The land is approximately 24 hectares with a lot of nice spots in it, including the aquarium itself with over 500 different varieties of fish and more than 100,000 sea creatures. You can…

Caribbean Beach in Gunma!

Tired of the same swimming pools? Do your senses demand a new and fascinating adventure? Do you want to go swimming but you don’t want to get tanned? Well nowadays, there are a lot of gimmicks that can easily catch our attention. So, brace yourself for an exciting experience in the Caribbean Beach located at…

Wakayama Magic!

Peace, sunsets and fire in Wakayama! Wander around and be captivated by the majestic nature in Wakayama. If you are looking for a weekend escape this may be the perfect place! Location, location, location! Wakayama is located on Japan’s largest peninsula. It connects Mie prefrecture, Osaka and Nara and is home to some of the…

Hokkaido Shrine Traditional Shinto Festival

Hokkaido Shrine Hokkaido shrine is a Shinto Shrine located in Maruyama area, just after three stops west of Odori(center of Sapporo). Hokkaido shrine was built in 1869. The government abrogated the feudal domain system and replaced it with prefectures to centralize the political authority. Emperor Meiji selected three protecting deities for the shrine from the…

Enjoy Winter With the Snow Monsters of the Zao Mountains in Japan!

Zao mountains If you like to ski or snowboard and live in Japan, I am sure that you are familiar with the Zao mountains, a complex of volcanic mountains located on the Prefectural border of Miyagi and Yamagata. You can enjoy various kinds of activity deal with nature. From Snowboard, ski, to watching the beautiful…