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Kumamoto Prefecture

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June 6, 2019

Located in the central area of Kyushu Island, Kumamoto Prefecture is rich in nature with grand mountains and ocean. Due to the Kumamoto Earthquake of April, 2016, the entire prefecture was affected by…

Five Things to Do in Setouchi

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June 28, 2019

As the only place in Japan that was featured in the article “52 Places to Go in 2019” by The New York Times,” Setouchi is now an area with rapidly growing popularity. The Seto Inland Sea is surrounded…

Fully Enjoying Hokkaido! A Road Trip

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May 28, 2019

Hokkaido has its delicious food, its grand nature, and its unique history different from that of the main island. Here, an att.JAPAN editor would like to introduce a five-day-four-night tour she trave…

Hokkaido’s Best Gastronomical Delights

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May 28, 2019

One of the charms of Hokkaido is definitely its great food! Seafood of course, but Hokkaidoans are also good at dairy farming so they have delicious dairy products, such as cheese and milk, and sweets…

the Nintoku-tenno-ryo Kofun

“Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun, Ancient Tumulus Clusters” to be registered on the World Heritage List

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May 24, 2019

Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun, located in the southern part of Osaka Prefecture, is now expected to be registered on the World Heritage List through following a review by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, w…

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Trip to Nanki Shirahama in Wakayama

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June 26, 2019

Filled with attractive places and sites to see, such as the beautiful ocean, relaxing onsen, gorgeous sunset views, and an adventure world where you can interact with animals, Nanki Shirahama is the p…

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

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May 23, 2019

Shinko-sai Ritual for Kanda-matsuri Festival On the sunny day of May 11, the Shinko-sai ritual of the Kanda-matsuri Festival for the first year of Reiwa was held. Shinko-sai is a sacred ritual where a…

Only a day-trip away from Tokyo! Enjoy summer in the Miura Peninsula!

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June 28, 2019

Located on the southeastern part of Kanagawa Prefecture, the Miura Peninsula contains many attractive places for various activities and good food. This time we introduce you to various charms of Yokos…

Kyoto in Early Summer

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June 26, 2019

Kyoto in Summer From early to mid-summer, you can see fine views of green leaves called ao-momiji here and there in Kyoto. Ao-momiji means maple leaves not yet turned red. Why not come and enjoy the l…

We are looking for facilities that are interested in being listed in “TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide 2020-2021.”

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July 3, 2019

日本語版ページはこちら → http://att-japan.net/archives/6930 The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau are making “TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide” and distributing it to Muslim t…

3 day Trip in Kagawa: Takamatsu and Shodo Island

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April 26, 2019

On April 6th through 8th, we went to Kagawa Prefecture for a short trip to learn about the culture and experience what it is like to travel there. Did you know that Kagawa Prefecture is the smallest p…

“Solo” Activities

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April 24, 2019

Have you heard of the term “solo-katsu”? There are an increasing number of people who enjoy spending time alone in various activities, such as “solo” drinking and “solo” karaoke, which are collectivel…

The world’s top rider rides the Sea of Japan! PWA Windsurfing World Cup Yokosuka Miura Japan will be held!

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April 12, 2019

Windsurfing has evolved through time by combining surfing and yachting, a particularly popular water sports in Europe. It is getting popular in Japan with its ability to cut through the wind and glidi…

Welcome to Moomin’s world!”Moominvalley Park”

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April 12, 2019

Long-awaited “Moominvalley Park” has opened on March 16th 2019. “Moominvalley Park” is located near Miyazawa-ko Lake in Hanno-city, Saitama prefecture and is 50 minutes on train from Ikebukuro. It’s l…

Went to AnimeJapan2019! About cosplayers.

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April 5, 2019

At AnimeJapan, people can attend with their cosplays and many enjoyed it. There also were many foreigners walking with their cosplayers on. At the cosplay area, even more cosplayers gathered and a pho…

[Report on events] Went to AnimeJapan2019!

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April 5, 2019

The biggest festival of Anime, “AnimeJapan2019” was held for the sixth time on March 23rd and 24th (March 25th and 26th for business). At Tokyo Big Sight, many of the leading anime-related enterprises…

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

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March 28, 2019

Funabashi is a lively town with many Japanese-style eateries such as sushi and ramen restaurants! The city offers just as great variety of delicious foods as Tokyo. Local farms and fishing ports, mark…

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

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March 28, 2019

Funabashi is close to Tokyo, yet still has a rich natural heritage. There are accessible natural areas in the city. Enjoy flowers all year round and take a short trip to the seashore. These locations …

Making the world of anime, manga, and games reality: 2.5 dimensional musical

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March 22, 2019

Writer: A. S from Russia The new type of musicals and theatrical performances based on the stories of Japanese anime, manga, and games are collectively called “2.5 dimensional musicals.” The idea is t…

cherry blossom in Hirosaki Park

Great cherry blossom viewing sites over the next few weeks!

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March 11, 2019

Lying on a long, north to south axis, the Japanese archipelago has different times of bloom by regions, allowing people to enjoy cherry blossoms for a relatively long period of time (about two months)…

Kyoto in Spring

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March 9, 2019

Flowers of Spring Flowers can be enjoyed at various places such as shrines, temples, and gardens in every season. Away from the hustle and bustle of the crowded center of the city, enjoy the spring fl…

Let’s Enjoy Multi-cultural Food Experience in Okubo and Shin-Okubo!

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March 29, 2019

The area around JR Shin-Okubo, which is one station away from Shinjuku on the Yamanote Line, and JR Okubo Station, only a 5-minute walk from JR Shin-Okubo Station, is famous as a Korean Town filled wi…

Remote Island in Okinawa: Iejima Island

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March 4, 2019

Okinawa, a prefecture located in the most southern part of Japan, has many fascinating remote islands. Among them, Iejima Island has easy access. Iejima offers a chance to enjoy stunning natural scene…

Kirishima Onsen: Hot Springs and Delicious Food from the Mountain

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March 29, 2019

Located almost in the center of Kagoshima Prefecture, Kirishima City has for background magnificent Mount Kirishima, the main peak of which, Takachiho-no-mine, has since ancient times been regarded as…

Enjoy a winter trip with snow!

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March 28, 2019

Enjoy a winter trip with snow activities, scenery, onsen, and much more! There are many attractive places where you can fully enjoy the best part of winter in the Tohoku area and the Nagano/Niigata ar…

Drinking in Japan: Fruit Liquor

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January 9, 2019

Alcoholic beverages with fruit flavors are easy to drink and recommended for people who otherwise get drunk too easily. There are various kinds of fruit liquor in Japan. Try, and find your favorite! W…

Let’s Enjoy Winter in Japan!

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April 24, 2019

In Japan, you can enjoy various activities besides winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Why not make a special winter memory of Japan?   ・Hokkaido   Asahikawa Winter Festival Febru…

Omamori Good-luck Charms

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February 22, 2019

People carry around omamori as a wish for good luck, bringing of happiness, and expelling of evil. Traditional omamori are in the shape of a small pouch, but there are now new types of omamori with un…

Hello Kitty GOLD BAR

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March 6, 2019

Ueno Ameyoko – Shopping Heaven Starting from Ueno Station, we had fun walking through Ameyoko to the end. We had heard about an ultra-rare collection of Hello Kitty items. About 5 minutes on foo…

Yanaka and Nippori

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May 10, 2019

The area around Nippori Station, one of the JR Yamanote Line stations, retains a good, old friendly atmosphere of shitamachi (traditional districts), with several historical temples. It also has one o…