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The Most Successful Japanese Song of All Time

There is an old song English speakers know as Sukiyaki, and it has a remarkable story. After leaving a band to seek a solo career under Toshiba Records, Kyu Sakamoto recorded the song, known in Japan as Ue o Muite Arukō (Look Up As I Walk), and it became the number #1 hit in the…

Try Out These 2 Amazing Pringles Flavors in Different Regions of Japan!

We all love snacks, especially potato chips! In Japan, you have a huge range of snacks and chips to choose from in any convenience store. However, some brands are now trying to introduce tasty and exotic flavors to entice people’s taste buds in such a big market! Potato chip snack brand Pringles has a knack…

6 Must-Try Dishes and Restaurants in Dotonbori, Osaka’s Food Heaven

Dotonbori is a popular tourist destination in Osaka, Japan. The district is famously known as a heaven for food enthusiasts because wherever you look, you can see countless food establishments. Here are six famous places in Dotonbori where you can get some of the best Japanese dishes! 1. Otako A post shared by JUNKORO (@boochawan)…

Essential Tips on Eating Japanese Food the Proper Way

Japan has a wide variety of dishes that are well-loved by many people around the world. However, these foods come with common norms and customs which people should follow. Following local etiquette demonstrates manners and respect. These etiquettes are followed by using certain components, such as the proper way of sitting down, using chopsticks, and…

4 Mouth-Watering Gourmet Foods for You to Try in Kyoto

Calling all gourmet foodies! Kyoto (京都) is one of the best places for you to try mouth-watering dishes. The city has a wide range of tasty choices when it comes to elegant food culture, and it has an excellent selection of restaurants serving high-quality meals. This gives every visitor a chance to have a worthy…

3 Tokyo Sukiyaki Shops to Warm You Up This Winter

With the temperature dropping further day by day in this winter cold, surely something hot to eat is what we all want to have. And without a doubt, Japan has a number of dishes that could satisfy that need for heat. Nabe hotpots, ramen and other noodles and many more, you name it, Japan’s got…

3 Japanese Classics that Have Popular English Remakes

English songs are usually popular and covered by artists around the world, including Japanese artists. It is rare for the opposite to happen. However, these are some of the Japanese songs which have been covered in English! Ue wo Muite Arukou by Kyu Sakamato   Ue wo Muite Arukou by Kyu Sakamato is one of…

4 Wagyu Dishes Every Meat Lover Must Try When in Japan

Are you up for a food adventure in Japan? Then make sure not to miss the Wagyu (Japanese beef) dishes which are cooked in various ways for you to enjo — in a hotpot, as a steak or sushi. Wagyu beef, and especially the Kobe Beef, has become famously known worldwide for its quality so…

Taste the Best Sukiyaki in Tokyo and Learn to Cook it at Home!

Sukiyaki is a type of nabe or hotpot dish. It is perfect in the winter months as a tasty way to bring friends and family together. Sukiyaki is arguably the best known form of hotpot consumed in Japan today. Surprisingly sukiyaki has a relatively short history in Japan. After the introduction of Buddhism to Japan…

A Japanese Style House Party with Nabe!

What’s Nabe? Author’s photo Nabe is a type of Japanese cuisine named after the clay pot in which it is traditionally prepared. It features many fresh vegetables and mushrooms, centered around a main meat or seafood, heated in the nabs-pot over a burner that sits in the middle of the serving table, and is a…