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Cars, Looms, and Robots at the Toyota Museum

When we think of Japan and industry, one of the first images that comes to mind is that of a clean and efficient robot assembly line. We love to think of Japan as a heavily modernized country that has been producing things like this for many years, but this was not always the case. Visitors…

Visit Historic Nagoya Castle!

When traveling through Japan, it’s a common method to take the Shinkansen train west of Tokyo and visit major cities like Kyoto and Hiroshima. One of the largest Japanese cities, Nagoya, lies between Kyoto and Tokyo. This historical city was once one of the most important cities in Japan, as it served as a waypoint…

Quickly Reserve Your Seat at One of Japan’s Detective Conan Themed Cafés!

Detective Conan (名探偵コナン) is one of Japan’s most famous anime and manga series, known in a lot of countries all around the world. On 15th April 2017, the new movie The Crimson Love Letter (名探偵コナン から紅の恋歌 – Japanese only) will be released in Japanese theaters. It is perfectly timed for the special Conan-themed cafés that…

Japan’s Favorite Summer Fruit Gets a New Twist With These Popular Dango!

With the summer here in Japan officially making our days a little sweatier thanks to the undeniable mix of humidity and heat, nothing beats a good refresher to cool down even if it’s for just a bit. jp.fotolia.com/ But there’s one thing that is never missed during the summer season here in Japan which is…

Are You In Aichi or Osaka? Cool Down at the Bubble Run This Summer!

Running has become a popular sport over the past few years thanks to the number of benefits one can get from the activity. But in this summer heat running might not be a good choice, or so you’ve thought. Thanks to a bubbly event called Bubble Run, you can run without having to mind the…
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All About Sakura in 2017: From Gorgeous Locations to Crazy Items and Food

The sakura season is already upon us! In certain regions of Japan, the iconic flower has already begun to bloom, drawing visitors from all over the world. Likewise, our sakura-related articles here on Japan Info have received plenty of visitors as well! For those of you who want to know everything there is to know…

Travel Comfortably by Sea Throughout Japan With These 2 Fantastic Ferry Boats!

Though traveling by airplane and bullet train is the fastest way of going around Japan, it is not the best way to conveniently enjoy your trip at a lower cost yet expanded time. So instead of choosing overnight trips or short trips, why don’t you extend your travel time by sea? Taiheiyo Ferry The Taiheyo…

Travel By Steam Train On the Scenic Oigawa Railway and See Japan’s Hidden Treasures!

Steam locomotives (SL) used to be a popular way of providing power to trains for traveling. They were first developed in Great Britain but subsequently influenced Japan in the later years. However, from the early 1900s, they were superseded by electric and diesel locomotives which retired some of them from service. SL trains were revived…

Visit One of the Detective Conan Cafes for the Series’ 20th Anniversary!

If you grew up to loving how bad guys who plan crimes always get caught by witty detectives, chances are you’ve seen or heard of the popular manga and anime series Detective Conan from Japan. While this title may not be comparable to your CSI series nor other crime-involved series like Kindaichi, Detective Conan is…