Japan

Popular Articles

  • Must-See
  • The Latest
  • LIVE Report
  • Hot Deals
  • In-depth
  • How to

Savor Your Morning! 5 Choice Places Right Near Shinjuku Station for Breakfast

Shinjuku

Meals are an essential part of traveling. Of course you can usually get breakfast in the hotel where you stay, but for those who want something special, we recommend venturing out for a hearty breakfast. Shinjuku is an area easily accessible from other parts of Tokyo and a place where you can find bakery cafes, places with low-starch menus, places with a Japanese atmosphere, and even cafes specializing in vegetables. Here are five places we recommend where you can start your day with a satisfying breakfast!

Tasty and Instagrammable: 5 Popular Asakusa Ice Cream Shops!

Asakusa

No matter when you visit Asakusa, it’s most definitely buzzing with people. It’s a mere stone’s throw away from Tokyo Skytree and Kappabashi, and with the culturally and historically rich Kaminarimon gate and Hanayashiki amusement park in the area, it’s no wonder that it’s such a popular sightseeing spot. But did you know that in recent years, this traditionally Japanese area has become the battleground of ice cream shops as well? We’ll be introducing five must-try Asakusa ice cream shops this time. From trendy ice cream rolls to what can be said to be the thickest matcha ice cream in the world, these ice creams are perfect for your next social media upload!

Become a True Gundam Pilot - Stepping into the P.O.D. at a Tokyo Arcade! (Video)

Arcades

Japan and robots go together like a hotdog and mustard. One of the nation’s most famous robot exports is known worldwide simply as “Gundam.” What started out as an anime has become a huge franchise with its own games, movies, and even a life-sized statue in Tokyo’s Odaiba. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a way to pilot your very own Gundam robot!

Complete Shopping Guide to Takeya Ueno: The huge discount store in Ueno Okachimachi!

Ueno Other Shopping

Walk around JR Okachimachi Station in Tokyo and you'll notice a group of purple buildings - known locally as 'Takeya Town.' Takeya Ueno is the beloved comprehensive discount store that has been in this area for 70 years. Today, in fact, Takeya Town has become extremely popular with foreign visitors, especially those from China and Thailand. Here we'll introduce what the buzz is about and share an insider look at Takeya Tokyo!

Tomogashima Island: Find The World of Ghibli on this Uninhabited Japanese Island!

Wakayama Suburbs Other Historic Sites

Tomogashima is a group of uninhabited islands in Wakayama Prefecture. It has a mysterious atmosphere strangely reminiscent of a famous Ghibli animation. Yet it is a popular attraction not just for fans of animation, but tourists alike.

Best Time to Visit Hokkaido: 5 Must-Know Things About Hokkaido's Weather!

Sapporo / Chitose

Japan is made up of a group of relatively small islands. Hokkaido, the furthest north of these, is separated from the Tokyo mainland by a large stretch of sea. People tend to be surprised at just how different the weather and temperature is in Hokkaido compared with Tokyo or Osaka. In this article, we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about the climate before you travel!

Picture Gallery

Also available on your smartphone.
Also available on your smartphone.
Make the most of our contents by browsing LIVE JAPAN with on your phone! Why not switch to mobile right now?https://livejapan.com