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Visit Hasami, Japan’s Town of Ceramics, and Join Their Spring Pottery Festival

Hasami (波佐見) is a town in Higashisonogi (東彼杵) District, Nagasaki Prefecture (長崎県) that is well known for being among the leading pottery districts in Japan. It has a rich tradition of producing ceramics for more than 400 years. During the Edo (江戸) period, porcelain was first made in Hasami and was initially produced for the…

Do You Like Miso Soup? You Would Love this Japanese Dish from Kyushu!

One of Japan’s greatest treasures is its huge variety of delicious food. The reason why there are quite a number of dishes in Japan is due to its rich and diverse culture and history, as well as the climates which differ in various regions. Therefore, there is an abundance of different local ingredients and food…

McDonald’s Japan Tries a Daring Flavor With Their Limited Edition Fries

“What am I going to eat today?” Here’s a question that a lot of us ponder over on a daily basis. Having to decide what to eat is often seen as a first world problem that illustrates how quickly consumers get bored of eating the same type of food. For this reason, Japanese gastronomy businesses…

16 Hilarious Pictograms are Being Used in Iwate Prefecture for Tourists

It can be difficult for foreigners to get around in Japan due to the language barrier, as many locals are not well-versed in English. With the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics, many more foreigners are expected to make a visit to Japan. As such, authorities are making efforts to reduce the language barrier and make tourists…

How Well Did Japan Do in Mister International 2017?

In 2016, Japan Info posted an article about the winner of Mister Japan 2016, Yamagishi Masaya (山岸将也), who was 23 years old when he won the male beauty pageant. As Yamagishi Masaya won the Mr. Japan 2016 title, he proceeded to compete in Mister International in February 2017 as a representative of Japan. Mister International…

Hungry for Sakura-Infused Food? Check LOTTERIA’s Spring 2017 Menu!

When it comes to fast food restaurants specializing in burgers, no doubt McDonald’s comes to the minds of most people. After all, the brand has managed to market itself successfully all around the world. While McDonald’s in Japan does offer some unique food that is different from what you get in your home country, you…

“Hana Kimi” Star Maki Horikita Retires from Her Acting Career

Well-known Japanese actress, Maki Horikita (堀北真希), has announced her retirement from her career in show business. She is 28 years old. Let’s find out why this successful young woman has decided to retire so early on in her career. Maki Horikita’s Career Born on 6 October 1988, Maki Horikita is the eldest child in her…

Looking for English Romance Games? Try These 6 Otome Game Apps Out

Not all of us always enjoy games that are challenging as they can make us feel stressed when they are too difficult to complete. There are times when we play games just because we want enjoyment and relaxation, or simply to temporarily escape the harsh reality of life. Therefore, sometimes, all we need are casual…

What Is It Like to Be a “Hafu” and Win a Beauty Pageant in Japan?

Every year, beauty pageants are held. And when it comes to international beauty pageants, people are especially excited to see the various beauties from different countries come to a single stage to compete. One of the more popular international beauty pageants is Miss World, and each year, pageants are held at a national level to…