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Welcome to the Articles section, where you can find over 5,000 articles related to all things Japan. Whether you're looking for information on the latest Japanese fashion trends, a bit of Japanese history or just the latest cat cafe openings, we've got you covered!

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Article by Johanna Forsberg

Surviving Winters in Japan– The Drugstore Way

Keep your skin moisture in this Winter.

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Article by Tokyo Creative

Toyama Food Guide

Eat your way through Toyama Prefecture!

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Article by Lynnie Lim

Go Super Saiyan over cakes and coffee! Dragon Ball Cafe and Diner in Osaka

To say that Dragon Ball has a 'cult following' is probably to do it an injustice. For more than thirty years now Goku and friends have captured the imaginations

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Article by Lauren Shannon

train like a sumo

Before you let loose with your eating, learn about the history and traditions of Sumo wrestlers!

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Article by Tokyo Creative

What To Eat In Kanagawa

We've narrowed down some of the best foods you can eat in Kanagawa Prefecture!

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Article by Julia Lai

Eat with Goku at Cafe & Diner

The Popular Dragon Ball series is back in a yummy and also fashionable form.Sorry this time you won't be seeing Goku is his Saiyan forms but you can enjoy a nic

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Article by Julia Lai

Power Up like A Saiyan with the Dragon Ball X Lipovitan-D

Power up this Halloween.

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A quick foodie tour of Japan - from Tokyo!

So you're headed to Japan, and a big part of the excitement surrounding your trip is getting to experience all of the delicious food this country has to offer.

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Article by Micaela (ミカエラ)

5 Local Cafes To Discover in Tenjin

Tenjin is one of the most commercialized, polished, and bustling areas of Fukuoka City. It is first and foremost a shopping district, with big brand named shop

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The beauty of paper at Origami Kaikan

Japan has many beautiful and well-known arts and crafts, which make up a significant part of the rich culture of this wonderful country. There's shodo (calligra

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Article by Miki P

The most gigantic Ice cream you have ever seen- Get it in Tokyo

The most gigantic Ice cream you have ever seen- Get it in Tokyo The Nakano Broadway is famous because of the large amount of Anime speciality shops and is there

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Article by Lauren Shannon

Japan Illuminations Light Up the Winter Nights

Tokyo illuminations at Caretta by Nathan Hosken Home to neon skylines, cutting-edge electronics, Akihabara and robot restaurants, Japan is also the birthplace

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Article by Dyna Tron

M House, Breakfast & Brunch, Café, Shibuya-Ku, Ebisu |エム ハウス, 恵比寿4-23-13, MERCER BLDG. 1&2F, Shibuya, 東京都

M House, Breakfast & Brunch, Café, Shibuya-Ku, Ebisu |エム ハウス, 恵比寿4-23-13, MERCER BLDG. 1&2F, Shibuya, 東京都 There are countless places listed in the “top

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Tokyo's smallest zoo at Doubutsuen!

Tokyo's Harajuku area is home to some of the cutest eats you could imagine - from tasty crepes filled with all manner of goodies to giant rainbow cotton candy (

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The best pancakes ever?

Pancakes are one of those things that I think I could eat no matter whether it was morning, noon or night. They're so versatile and delicious, and you can top t

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Article by Michele Tanabe

Nagoya's Tokugawaen

image1.JPG 3.3 MBTokugawa is a name most of us living in Japan have heard of.  For those that don't know (long story short), the name Tokugawa comes from Ieyas

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Lifestyle
Article by Elise Meng

The Koji Kraze you need to get on board with

One major health trend coming out of Japan that we can get on board with is mold– specifically, we’re loving a rice mold called Koji. Already a favorite ingredient to some of the world’s leading chefs like David Chang, René Redzepi, and Jonathon Sawyer, Koji is the old-but-new ingredient to spice up your cooking processes.

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Article by Elise Meng

Kick off your OIta Experience!

With the countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2020 inching nearer and nearer, the small city of Oita is secretly packing some heat among its narrow streets. Now, at Tokyo Creative, we already have a wide range of favorite places in Oita already (see here or here), but since this was our first time doing a mini-team trip, we’re excited to add more to our list of favorite places to recommend.

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Article by Jon Mulligan

Escape the City to the beautiful Seaside Town of Nishi-Izu

A coastal town located in the Shizuoka-Kanto area of Japan, Nishi-Izu is known for fresh seafood and its outstanding natural beauty. It really is a must-visit for any outdoor adventurer or travel-buff.

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Article by Ian Rudd

Yabakei : Japan’s Secret Cycling Paradise

We’d like to introduce you to the Maple Yabakei Cycling Road, ideal for anyone looking for breathtaking scenery and some physical activity on their next trip!

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Article by Ian Rudd

10 Things to do in Oita City

A true hidden gem of a city located on Japan's southern Kyushu Island, let us show you some of our favorite things it has to offer!

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Article by Elsda Li

My Hike Up Mt. Takao ⛰!

There is no better way to experience the culture and geography of Japan than to hike up one of their sacred and treasured mountains!

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Article by Elsda Li

Let’s Get in Shape! | Ways to Stay Fit This Summer

Exercise in Japan can be fun, enjoyable, and a place for you to meet new friends. Although anyone can opt to go to the gym for a quick workout, it’s nothing like attending a yoga session or going for a brisk hike on Mt. Takao surrounded by Japan’s beautiful nature.

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Article by Tokyo Creative

Sneak Peek Into to the Permanent Pokemon Cafe in Tokyo

Giving you an exclusive sneak peek into the Pokemon Cafe from yours truly Sharmander and Akidearest!

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Article by Tokyo Creative

International Tokyo Toy Show 2019

Who said it was just for kids? Japan's largest toy trade show going on this weekend at the Tokyo Big Sight 💁🏻‍♀️

Locations

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Fukushima

Fukushima has been a place of scenic beauty and history for centuries, but since 2011 the world equates the name with the difficulties at the Fukushima nuclear

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Wakayama

Koyasan (Mount Koya) is the heart and soul of Wakayama Prefecture. Koyasan is the birthplace of Shingon Buddhism, founded by Kobo Daishi (Kukai) in the year 885

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Kagawa

Kagawa Prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Shikoku Island. It is currently the smallest prefecture in Japan, and is settled on the Seto Inland Sea next

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Ishikawa

Ishikawa prefecture is a small, thin prefecture on the western coast of the Honshu island, next to the Sea of Japan. It is closer to Tokyo than Kyoto, making it

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Osaka

As the second largest city in Japan, Osaka is often compared to the capital city Tokyo—both popular travelling destinations in Japan. But some would venture to

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Hyogo

With a nationally famous baseball team, two coasts on two different seas, and a high-class type of beef named after its capital, Hyogo is a prefecture of many t

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Akita

In Akita, on the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku region, visitors can revel in Japan’s natural beauty. You can climb mountains, look over beautiful lakes, and visit coastal towns.

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Miyazaki

Miyazaki prefecture is on the southeastern side of Kyushu and is known for its majestic mountains and rugged coastal scenery. Surfing has grown in popularity he

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Saitama

Saitama is often overshadowed by its more popular southern neighbor Tokyo, but for those who care to look closer, Saitama abounds with amazing experiences. Take