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The new face of Shibuya, SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE SQUARE

The East Wing, the first wing of the “Shibuya Scramble Square,”…

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Warm Up to a Japanese Kotatsu in Winter

While a kotatsu is a winter staple in Japan, it may be completely foreign t…

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COREDO Muromachi Terrace Vol.2

On September 27, 2019, a commercial facility, “COREDO Muromachi Terrace” op…

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COREDO Muromachi Terrace Vol.1

On September 27, 2019, a commercial facility, “COREDO Muromachi Terrace” op…

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“ekie KITCHEN” OPEN! Delicious place next to Hiroshima Sta.

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019“ekie KITCHEN,” a place where different variet…

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Rich in blessings from the mountains! 7 recommended places in Southern Kyushu for you to visit this autumn Vol. 1

On Kyushu Island, which is located in the south of the Japanese archipelago…

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[Editor’s Blog] COREDO Muromachi Terrace opens in Nihonbashi – where tradition meets the new future – on September 27

Writer: Saki As a newcomer in the editorial department, I went to COREDO Mu…

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Delving deeper into Nara pittoresque countryside

Writer: J. L. from Belgium Have you ever heard of the Yoshino district? Me …
The cats of Sanagijima Island

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Traveling the Seto Inland Sea

Stretching some 450 km east to west, the Seto Inland Sea is busy with the c…

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Enjoy Ikebukuro for a Whole Day! Anime, Events, Sunshine City

Ikebukuro is a bustling place which is only eight minutes away by train fro…

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Heat has been continuing. Watch out for heatstroke!

Make sure to avoid heatstroke from May to September Heatstroke is the condi…

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Exciting Autumn Festivals in Japan!

There are many traditional festivals, which are for praying for a good harv…
Mt. Fuji

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Mount Fuji , a Mountain So Beloved

For many Japanese, the image of Mount Fuji, whether glanced from the shinka…
Recommended Travel in Oita

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Recommended Travel in Oita, with Summer Festivals, Onsen, Kakigori, Sunflowers, and Lots More!

An onsen prefecture, Oita, famous for Beppu onsen and Yufuin Oita Prefectur…
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The 2019 Guide to Fireworks Festivals in Japan!

When speaking of summer events, the first that perhaps comes to mind is the…

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“Contemporary Spanish Realism” at Hoki Museum (Chiba)

The “Contemporary Spanish Realism” exhibit is now on view at the Hoki Museu…
SAKE COMPETITION 2019

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Announcing the most delicious commercially-available sake in the world!

Competition perfect as your guidance for selecting great sake “SAKE COMPETI…
scissors with designs based on Evangelion

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Scissors with designs based on Evangelion in Seki City in Gifu Prefecture!

A Town of Cutlery, Seki City in Gifu Prefecture Seki’s samurai swords, crea…

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Piano designed by Yayoi Kusama shown in the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building is one of the landmarks of Tokyo. It…
att.JAPAN

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The Ink Cover Photo Contest by att.JAPAN Was Picked Up on TV!

It turned out that four members from a popular TV Asahi program, “Jumanen d…

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Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo: A relaxing public space

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo has opened after renovation, on March …

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Kanda-matsuri Festival for the first year of Reiwa was held!

Shinko-sai Ritual for Kanda-matsuri Festival On the sunny day of May 11, th…
kandamatsuri

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Here are must-see things at Kanda Matsuri Festival!

Kanda Matsuri in the 1st year of Reiwa Along with Gion Matsuri in Kyoto and…
Higashi-Murayama Tourist Goshuin-cho Stamp Rally

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Higashi-Murayama City Half-day Trip

I took part in the monitor tour of “Higashi-Murayama Marutto Otegaru (“Whol…
reiwa and suga

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Congratulations! New gengo (era name) “Reiwa”

From Heisei to Reiwa On May 1, 2019, the Japanese era name, called “gengo,”…

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3 day Trip in Kagawa: Takamatsu and Shodo Island

On April 6th through 8th, we went to Kagawa Prefecture for a short trip to …

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“Solo” Activities

Have you heard of the term “solo-katsu”? There are an increasing number of …

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Welcome to Moomin’s world!”Moominvalley Park”

Long-awaited “Moominvalley Park” has opened on March 16th 2019. “Moominvall…

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30 min. from Tokyo! What to do in Funabashi? Vol.1 Dining Guide

Funabashi is a lively town with many Japanese-style eateries such as sushi …

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“ENGLISH×Japanese Sake”–Introducing the Charm of Japanese Sake to Foreigners

On February 28 (Thur), 2019,“ENGLISH×Japanese Sake Lesson” was held in Roya…

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30 min. from Tokyo! What to do in Funabashi? Vol.2 Parks

Funabashi is close to Tokyo, yet still has a rich natural heritage. There a…

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Enjoy a winter trip with snow!

Enjoy a winter trip with snow activities, scenery, onsen, and much more! Th…

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Drinking in Japan: Fruit Liquor

Alcoholic beverages with fruit flavors are easy to drink and recommended fo…

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Omamori Good-luck Charms

People carry around omamori as a wish for good luck, bringing of happiness,…

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Metsa Village and teamLab: Digitized Lakeside and Forest

On November 9th, a new park called the “metsa village” has opened in Hanno,…

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Yanaka and Nippori

The area around Nippori Station, one of the JR Yamanote Line stations, reta…

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Hello Kitty Land Tokyo unveils the first Keio Line Hello Kitty trains

Hello Kitty Land Tokyo and Keio Line have launched the first ever trains co…

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[Event Report] The 38th National Sake Tasting Competition Took Place! 

The competition (sponsored by Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association) was…

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Cooling Off in Summer, Japan

As many places in Japan are unbearably hot and humid in summer, Japanese pe…

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YOKOCHO

Cross-section of Nightlife What is Yokocho Cheap, but delicious! A maze of …

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Guided Tour in Yukata

I joined an event on August 6 last year in which I wore yukata (cotton kimo…

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Heaters and Warmers in Winter

Although the winter season seems to be getting milder year by year, it is s…