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5 Real-Life Shrines in Japan That Appeared in Anime

When planning a trip to Japan, there are of course numerous places that you can visit. To narrow down your choices, you should probable plan the trip according to your interests. For anime enthusiasts, an anime pilgrimage is in order! Of course, this means shopping for anime stuff, but also visiting real life locations in…

Love Manga? Here Are 4 Manga Museums in Japan That You Should Check Out

Many travelers include museums in their trips as they are the perfect places for purposeful leisure. For people traveling to Japan who are interested in Japanese comics or manga, there are also several manga museums across the country that you can visit. In addition to finding current manga anywhere around Japan, these museums take you…
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2019 Japanese Live-Action Adaptations You Need to Watch!

It’s another new year, meaning there are new live-action adaptations that will be released. The Japanese entertainment industry has been churning out numerous live-action adaptations recently, and 2019 is no different. So, what are the adaptations that we can look forward to? 1. 4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica 4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica เผยภาพโปสเตอร์ไลฟ์แอ็กชันเรื่องราวของเซย์ เด็กสาวที่เพิ่งสอบตกและคิดว่าชีวิตนี้จบสิ้นแล้วก็ได้พบกับมิซึกิ ผู้ชื่นชอบการดูดาวและไทโย อัจฉริยะปากร้าย…

Travel to Japan: 13 Places To Visit In Nakameguro

Looking for a new place to discover in Tokyo? Why not head to Nakameguro? This famous residential neighborhood is just a 20-minute bus ride or 3-4 minutes train ride from Shibuya Station. Nakameguro becomes popular during the spring for the cherry blossoms, but it’s more than just a cherry blossom hotspot. Here are 13 places…
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Japan Travel Tips: 10 Things to do in Ehime Prefecture

Ehime is a beautiful and scenic prefecture located in Shikoku Island. Matsuyama is the prefectural city and other cities include Uchiko, Ozu, and Uwajima. Ehime prefecture was used to be called Iyo Province, up until the Meiji Restoration. “Ehime” means “lovely princess”, and was used as its name in the kuniumi part of the Kojiki.…
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Cardcaptor Sakura Exhibition to Visit in Osaka

With the 20th anniversary of Cardcaptor Sakura, the series experienced a “rebirth”. A new manga serialization and anime series were announced, and many merchandise were released, such as figures, ichiban kuji and even café collaborations. It seems like Cardcaptor Sakura is everywhere again these days. And it’s not even surprising why Cardcaptor Sakura is still…
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Otome Road- 5 Must-Visit Places in the Paradise for Otaku: Ikebukuro

Otome Road, or “Maiden Road,” is the nickname of a street in Ikebukuro. The 200-meter-long street is filled with shops carrying merchandise targeted towards women, hence the word “otome.” The name was first used in the May 2004 edition of “Puff” magazine. Otome Road has also been called “Fujoshi Street” because most of the anime…

6 Must-Visit Spots in Miyajima, Japan’s Island of Gods

An hour away from Hiroshima is Miyajima, an island regarded as the “Island of Gods.” The island is officially named Itsukushima but is more commonly referred to as Miyajima, which means “shrine island.” Aside from the shrines and temples that can be visited, Miyajima also offers beautiful scenery of nature and delectable local cuisine. In…

8 Wonderful Places to Visit in Matsushima, One of Japan’s Most Scenic Areas

Matsushima is a group of islands located in the middle of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Surrounded by bodies of water, Matsushima is a great place for tourists looking to experience the natural beauty of Japan. In this article are some places that tourists can visit when in Matsushima! 1. Matsushima Bay jp.fotolia.com/ Matsushima Bay is considered…

Check Out This Amazing Moomin Park in Saitama!

In the middle of Saitama Prefecture lies a park that is based on Moomintroll, a beloved cartoon character in Japan. Moomintroll is the main character in the books by Finnish author Tove Jansson. The story has been adapted into an anime series in Japan and has gained popularity ever since, with several cafes, theme parks,…