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Are You an Anime Fan? Here Are 5 Real-Life Shrines in Japan That Appeared in Anime

When planning a trip to Japan, there are numerous places that you can visit. To narrow down your choices, it is important that you are able to select …

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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 …

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Celebrate Japan’s Bean-Throwing Tradition by Joining These 2 Events in February

Japan has many celebrations and traditions that are relatively unknown by those outside the country. New Year is celebrated differently to the West, …

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Crazy for Craft Beer? Don’t Miss This Beer Tasting Event in Yokohama This January!

Traditional Japanese alcoholic beverages generally include various types of sake, nihonshu, and umeshu (plum wine), all with different brewing …

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Have You Tried Delicious Baked Goods From This Bakery Found All Over Japan?

Thanks to the importing of Western culture and cuisine, bakeries selling sweets, bread, cookies, and other baked goods are abundant and popular all …

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Want to Visit the Yayoi Kusama Museum in Tokyo? Here’s How to Get Tickets! – Japan Info

If you don’t know who Yayoi Kusama is, you either have been living under a rock, or you’ve seen her work and just don’t know her name. She is a …

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Savor Delicious Food and Great Coffee at These Instagram-Worthy Cafes in Shibuya

Back in October 2015, a concept store called CANVAS TOKYO opened in Hiroo, Shibuya. Many people have since become repeat customers for the delicious …

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Top 5 Places to Check Out In and Around Nagoya University – Japan Info

Nagoya University is one of the seven national universities in Japan and is also very famous for its rich legacy, various Nobel Laureates, and …

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7 Reasons That Will Make You Buy Meiji’s Latest Chocolate Bar in Japan

Meiji is the pride of Japan as it produces some of the country’s best dairy and confectionery products. They recently introduced an all-new range of …

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4 Things to Do in the Incredible Handa Float Festival in Aichi, Japan – Japan Info

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to witness and experience the beautiful Handa Float Festival (Handa Dashi Matsuri) in the city of Handa, …

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4 Beautiful Flower Cafes in Tokyo That You Should Check Out

Japan never fails to impress when it comes to unique and interesting cafes. Recently, flower cafes have been gaining popularity – a combination of a …

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Limited Time in Tokyo? Here’s a 1-Day Suginami Itinerary You Can Follow – Japan Info

Here is your dilemma: You have less than 24 hours to spend in Tokyo. With so many activities you are thinking of doing, you seem to be unable to …

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5 Interesting Things to Do in Chichibu City, Saitama Just an Hour Away From Tokyo

About an hour away via train to the north of Tokyo is Saitama Prefecture. In this prefecture lies Chichibu, a city amidst the beauty of nature. The …

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Calling All Craft Beer Lovers! Here Are 3 Bars in Okinawa You Have to Visit – Japan Info

When you think of Okinawa and beer, the first thing that comes to mind is probably Orion Beer. This is unsurprising, as they pretty much dominate the …

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This Teahouse in Kyoto Serves Hello Kitty-Themed Japanese Food and Tea!

If you’re a huge fan of Sanrio’s Hello Kitty and Japanese tea, you’ll be glad to know that you can now enjoy both of them together at a special …

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Enjoy Japanese Nature and History With These 10 Awesome Things to Do in Nikko

Nikko City in Japan’s Tochigi Prefecture is an attractive tourist site for Japanese people and foreigners alike. It boasts beautiful nature such as …

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Should Japan’s Water-Saving Toilet-Sink Combo Be Adopted by Other Countries?

Topics that deal with environmental issues have been rampant these past few years as people become more aware of their surroundings. Global warming, …

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3 Beautiful Illuminations to Check Out in Tokyo This Winter 2017-2018

As December descends upon us and the end of 2017 quickly approaches, various winter illuminations around Tokyo have begun. Here is a list of three …

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Udon Electricity: Could Japanese Noodles Become the World’s Future Energy Source?

From the time that civilizations have discovered the use of electricity, the energy consumption level all over the world has constantly increased. …

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Visit One of Japan’s Largest Temples With National Treasures and Cultural Properties – Japan Info

Mii-dera, located at the foot of Mt. Hiei in Shiga Prefecture near Lake Biwa, is one of Japan’s four largest temples together with Todai-ji, …

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Transparent Drinks From Japan? The Secret Behind How They’re Made Revealed Here!

Suntory is no stranger when it comes to both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. In 2017, Suntory surprised the world with not one, but two, …

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Don’t Miss This Cafe That Serves Amazing Coffee, Sandwiches, and Beer in Osaka

For a nice time with some coffee, sandwiches, and craft beer in Osaka, head to LiNGUA WORLD CAFE. The name of the cafe comes from the Latin word …

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3 Great Ideas on How to Spend New Year’s Eve in Japan – Japan Info

Another year is almost over, and no doubt you’re thinking about how to spend the New Year’s celebration while you are in Japan. Christmas in Japan is …

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Indulge Your Sweet Tooth With These 2 Newest Desserts From Japan! – Japan Info

Any meal will not be complete without a dessert. Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in these newest dessert offerings from Japan!<p>1. Grand time …

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Progressing in the Digital Age: All About Bitcoins and Japan’s Take on It

In this fast-paced digital world that we live in where people grow impatient at the ticking of seconds between stoplights or the time lag from …

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Start 2018 With a Fancy Gala Dinner and Countdown Party at This Hotel in Kyoto

New Year’s Day is an important event in the life of a Japanese person. Many of them hold feasts and visit shrines to pray and receive blessings in …

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On the Hunt for Unique and Colorful Souvenirs in Japan? Check This Shop in Tokyo!

Have you ever heard of “pixel art”? If you happen to play Minecraft, one of the best-selling PC games in history, then I’m sure you are familiar with …

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Have a Look at Japan’s Majestic Cloudy Skies at These 4 Spots in the Country

The unique geographic location of Japan affects the cloud formations in its sky, which are also influenced by the fact that the country is an …

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First Time in Tokyo? Here’s the Best Way to Get Around Without Getting Lost!

One primary thing to consider when traveling to another country is the mode of transportation that you’ll be using while touring around. The train is …

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