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Who's the Japanese Artist Who Was Featured in Momager Kris Jenner's Hidden Hills Home?

Find out about the Japanese artist who's artwork was recently featured in Queen momager, Kris Jenner's Hidden Hills Home and where you can find his artwork in Japan.

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How to Enjoy Japan's Drinking Culture if You Don't Drink

Japan has a fun and unique drinking culture, in part because it allows the normally reserved, conservative Japanese to let their hair down, take off their ties

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Shimanto City: Your Escape to the Southern Islands of Japan

Interested in taking a break from the city? Well, this is your chance to live and travel like a true local to the town of Shimanto. Only a little bit south from Kochi Prefecture, Shimanto City is the escape from the city that you’ve been longing for!

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Take on the Southern Islands Like a Local: Kochi Prefecture

If you’ve already hit the top tourist spots in Japan (we’re talking about the big three: Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto) and are thinking of exploring Japan like a local despite being a city boy or girl, then take on a smaller-scale city– like Kochi Prefecture! In 2018, Kochi had it's very own TeamLab 'Borderless' exhibition, so be readyt to expect bigger and better events at Kochi!

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The Udon Taxi: Japan's Only Underrated Form of Transport

The country that is home to some of the fastest trains in the world and rated by travelers to have one of the most convenient transport systems in the world, Japan’s decision to up the ante by introducing a new form of travel may change the game entirely: the Udon Taxi.

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Sight in Kagawa

Olive Park (Shodo Island)

Shodo Island is popular for growing olives and producing olive oil in Japan, earning it the nickname "Olive Island". Olive Park can be accessed by car or bus fo

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Morikuni Bakery

Just because this beautiful little bakery is tucked away from the general public, doesn't mean it's not guaranteed to give you a bang of flavor for your buck! Freshly baked every day, the Morikuni Bakery sells some of the crustiest bread loaves made with... sake?! Next time you're in town, we HIGHLY recommend you try some of the best sake-infuse sweet buns while sitting in their designer bakery.

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Shodoshima: Be Your Best Artistic Self

If you’re in Japan for its art and cultural beauty, then your preparation for this year’s Setouchi Triennale Art Festival has already begun! For your Ghibli fix and views that easily contest the Mediterranean, Shodoshima is the only place to be.

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Sight in Oita

Ebisuyu Onsen

A tattoo friendly hot spring in Oita, Japan with gorgeous mountain views and skin healing hot spring water.

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Tokyo Creative's Top Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan

Hanami (cherry blossom or sakura viewing) time is here at last! Japan celebrates cherry blossoms and the coming of spring with a passion unmatched around the globe.

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Sight in Aomori

Aomori Contemporary Art Center (ACAC)

Affiliated with Aomori Public University, but still open to the public, this contemporary art center was designed by world-renowned architect Tadao Ando. Compri

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Mount Iwaki Hyakuzawa Ski Resort

Situated at the foot of Aomori Prefecture's Mount Iwaki in Aomori, Mount Iwaki Hyakuzawa Ski Resort offers a number of pricing plans and features courses suitab

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Hotel in Aomori

Art Hotel Color Aomori

Conveniently located a 4-minute walk from JR Aomori Train Station, Art Hotel Color Aomori offers simply decorated modern rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Air cond

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Sight in Aomori

Aomori Prefectural Museum of Art

The Aomori Prefectural Museum of Art is a modern art museum located in Aomori Prefecture. The opening hours may vary according to the seasons, please check thei

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Antique Mystic at Oedo Antique Market!

Everyone has their own little guilty pleasure in collecting things. For some people it could be little things stamps, hair clips, or pins. For others, it could

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Sight in Tokyo

Salon De' Parure & Bar Bar

At night, the hair salon Salon De' Parure transforms into the drinking establishment Bar Bar.

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Sight in Tokyo

TSUMAMIDO

Accessories shop that organizes tsumami workshops. Tsumami is a traditional craft making fabric flowers for kanzashi hair pins and other decorations and ornamen

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Top 5 Things To Do In Tokamachi: Japan’s Hidden Kimono City in Niigata Prefecture

When the word “kimono” comes up in conversation, many will immediately think of Japan and more specifically, Kyoto. And if that person knows alot ab

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Turning 20 in Japan – Seijinshiki

For those who have turned 20 in Japan, the seijinshiki (coming of age day) is a traditional rite of passage. Find out the process of preparing for this event, what to wear, and what to expect here!

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5 ways to embrace Japan's snow season

Now that November is here in Japan, it's just a matter of time before snow starts dumping on many parts of the country - in some spots it has already begun! If

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Sight in Hokkaido

Sapporo Snow Festival

This festival, held every February, displays ice and snow statues in the city center of Sapporo. About 2 million visitors from all over the world attend this wi

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Sight in Saitama

Kawagoe Art Cafe Elevato

Cafe Elevato is an Art Deco cafe and bar, which serves coffee, tea and local Coedo beer.

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Sight in Saitama

Mameya (Kawagoe)

Mameya is a shop specialized in sweets made from beans.

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Neighborhood in Saitama

Kawagoe

Visiting Kawagoe, you can stroll through streets with preserved Edo-era warehouse buildings, turned into shops, cafes and museums. The city has a modern waterpa

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Sight in Hokkaido

Shiretoko Nature Office

Shiretoko Nature Office organizes Star Watching / Moon Watching tours, as Shiretoko is one of the few spots in Japan with clear skies and little artificial ligh

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Sight in Tokyo

Pasela's cowork

Pasela is a co-working and shared office space in Shinjuku. (Drop-in ok)

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Smokers in Japan Decreasing Rapidly 2019

The reign of cigarette smoking in Japan is coming to an end, as 2019 saw the lowest percentage of Japanese smokers in 65 years.

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Sight in Kochi

Hirome Ichiba Market

This market is in downtown Kochi and is made up of over 60 shops. The market was opened to spread the knowledge of Kochi's food, friendliness and artistic cultu

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Sight in Kochi

Iwamoto-ji Temple

Iwamoto-ji Temple, located in Kochi, is the thirty-seventh temple of the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.

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Most Googled Terms in Japan 2018

Another new year has come around, which means this is the perfect time to reflect back on the year before. In 2018, Tokyo Creative saw a lot of change and growth, and in the greater scheme of things, so did Japan. So here are the top five spiciest Google searches of 2018 in Japan:

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Japan at New Year's: How to Hatsumode!

Celebrating the New Year? Around the world many people spend December 31st enjoying champagne and parties. Yet in Japan, festivities are more about reconnecting

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Japanese New Year Oracle: Hatsuyume

Hatsuyume is the first dream you have in the New Year and it is considered an omen for the upcoming year!  But which dream is actually considered to be the "fi

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Japanese Lucky New Year's Food – Osechi!

If you’ve taken an interest in the culinary delights Japan has to offer (and who hasn’t?), the new year holiday season is an especially wonderful time to be her

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Why are japanese houses so cold, and how can I stay warm in winter?

Why are japanese houses so cold, and how can I stay warm in winter? In particular, older japanese houses and apartments are very poorly insulated (perhaps desig

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Sight in Hokkaido

Asahikawa Winter Festival

Asahikawa Winter Festival, organized every February, is an event where snow statues decorate the city center and multiple activities for visitors as well as the

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Sight in Nagano

Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park

Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park is a ski resort located in Nagano. The area is also open in the summer under the name "Hakuba47 Mountain Sports Park" where visitors

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Guide to Winter's Ilummination

Winter can be dull, miserable, and cold in other countries. But not so in Japan. When winter comes, Tokyo will be transformed into a bedazzled town full of beau