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On the Search for Love? Visit and Pray at These 2 Love Shrines in Tokyo

Unfortunately, not everyone is blessed with a beautiful love life. Some people have a hard time finding their perfect match, while others are having troubles conceiving. These are a few of the reasons why many couples and young girls pray for luck in love. In Japan, some even visit shrines that they believe can answer…

Interested in Fashion? Watch a Different Fashion Show in Tokyo This Autumn!

Japanese fashion doesn’t necessarily mean baring it all. There is actually a growing trend of staying fashionable the modest way, inspired by Muslim fashion. The increasing number of Muslims visiting Japan year by year prompted a fashion event called “Tokyo Modest Fashion Show” since 2016. This coming November 21 to 23, 2017, another fashion show…

Find Out About This Amazing ‘Floating Bonsai’ Created in Japan!

You are probably familiar with the cute Japanese art form called “bonsai,” but are you familiar with the so-called art project “Air Bonsai?” This project allows people to create their own ‘floating star’ by growing and nurturing it. It was made by a small company called “Hoshinchu” in Kyushu, Japan. It doesn’t only treasure the…

Have a Fun and Thrilling Night at These 2 Unique Izakayas in Shibuya!

Shibuya is considered a part of Tokyo that doesn’t sleep. It consists of many restaurants and cafes where people can relax, unwind, socialize, and spend an evening. For those who are up for dancing and having a thrilling night, there are numerous bars and clubs in the area to choose from. If you’re into something…

3 Contemporary Artists From Japan That You Should Know About!

Contemporary art is everywhere and comes in many forms. Some people appreciate it, while others prefer more traditional work. Japanese contemporary art has been influenced by several underlying factors. Some of these have come about through traditions and historical events. The country is known for being home to many pioneering artists who have transformed and…

Will These New Self-Driving Shuttle Buses Help the Elderly in Japan’s Rural Areas?

The population in Japan is, no doubt, continuously shrinking. This is especially true in rural communities, where most young people are leaving in search for jobs in the bigger cities. The population decline in these places has also led to the decline of public transportation. Therefore, it is becoming more difficult for the elderly to…

Japanese Manga ‘Marmalade Boy’ Will Be Turned into a Live-Action Movie in 2018

If you’re a fan of classic Japanese anime, then you must have already heard of Marmalade Boy. It is a 1990s romance anime which focuses on the ordinary life of Miki Koishikawa, a high school sophomore. Based on the shojo manga created by Wataru Yoshizumi, a Japanese manga artist hailing from Tokyo, this classic animation…

Don’t Miss Out on These 2 Exciting Japanese Festivals Happening in October!

October is a beautiful month to witness different festivals in Japan as the weather is pleasant and ideal for traveling around the country. Different regions celebrate varieties of traditional festivals. Some of these attract a lot of tourists who are interested in getting to know the country’s culture deeply. Here are two exciting Japanese festivals…

Prepare For Your Visit To Tokyo and Read About these 4 Weather Changes in the City

It is common for tourists to put Tokyo at the top of their destination list when visiting Japan. Tokyo is considered to be one of the world’s greatest cities to visit in terms of restaurants, fashion stores, fish markets, electronics, public parks, and interesting gadgets! However, there are many things you need to consider before…

Complete Your Tokyo Shopping Experience by Visiting These 3 Shopping Streets

Tokyo is definitely the ideal place to go shopping in Japan. It can be a bit confusing if you’re new to the area, but there are certain shopping places that run along streets and are connected to train stations. These shopping streets are called “shotengai” in Japanese. They come in various sizes though most of…