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4 Themed Restaurants in Tokyo You Simply Must Visit!

Japan is famous for its culinary art. They do not just serve your gastronomic needs but they serve it with style. But Japanese art does not limit to its cuisines’ creativity, their inventive nature leads them to creating ingenious themed restaurants drawing thousands of locals and tourists to enjoy not just the food but also…

6 Best Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas

With Japan’s mesmerizing sights and wonderful culture, tourists ought to take some souvenirs back to their homeland. But the introduction of Western and other Asian countries’ culture confuses the buyers and they end up buying not-so authentic Japanese goods. If you are one of those tourists, take note of these few authentic Japanese items that…

Even Cars are Kawaii in Japan

Across the world there are many famous Japanese car manufacturers, such as Toyota and Mitsubishi. In the UK the car we see produced by Toyota, Suzuki or Mitsubishi tend to blend in with other cars, such as those manufactured in Europe. However in Japan you might be surprised to see some cars on the roads…

6 Japanese ”Facts” That are Actually Urban Myths

Since Japan is so different from the outside world, a lot of rumours and myths happen to go around. Some are based on facts, some are just wrongly interpreted or misunderstood. Here are the top five of what people believe is true, but it isn’t! 1. You can buy used underwear in vending machines It…

The Terrifying Natto Part 3

As suggested in the first part of this column, natto can be practically eaten in any way you like. A bit unusual but practiced by many is eating natto with your miso soup. Just add the ready mixed natto directly into the soup bowl before eating. If you really like natto, you can add it…