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5 Popular Sapporo Jingisukan Restaurants: Introducing Hokkaido's Specialty Worth Waiting in Line For

Sapporo / Chitose Yakiniku

Jingisukan - Japanese grilled lamb - is the representative local dish of Hokkaido Prefecture. This specialty is made by grilling mutton and lamb on a round cast-iron grill. In Hokkaido’s major city of Sapporo, you can find a range of Jingisukan restaurants where flavors of dishes differ greatly depending on where you go. Here we will introduce how to enjoy this dish, its history, and the five must-try restaurants in Sapporo City!

Awesome Gift Ideas! 5 Handy Japanese Kitchen Gadgets From BicCamera

Ikebukuro Electronics Stores

Due to COVID, last year, our time at home got longer and longer. Well, how about a gift to make that homelife a little more special? Step up, kitchen appliances! Japanese kitchen appliances are a great choice for everyone, thanks to their good design and advanced features. (*Prices are applicable to products bought from BicCamera, include tax and are correct as of December 2021.)

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


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!

Autumn Colors at Their Finest! 3 Select Hotels & Ryokan Near Tokyo With Stunning Fall Foliage Views

Hakone / Odawara Ryokan

Japan is famous for its breathtaking variety of red, yellow, and orange leaves! Some of the world's most beautiful autumn foliage can be seen in the country, making late October through November a time especially popular with foreign visitors. Not far from Tokyo are several famous places where you can enjoy the autumn leaves from the comfort of your own room at a traditional ryokan inn. These areas can be visited within a couple of hours from Tokyo by train or car, so they are great places for taking a short trip to enjoy the beauty of Japan's autumn leaves. All of the ryokan introduced here have taken strict precautions against COVID-19 to ensure that your stay will be a safe and carefree one. *Business hours may be changed or temporarily closed due to measures being taken against COVID-19. *This article is based on information available at the time of the reporting conducted in October 2021.

Kyoto Momiji: 5 Stunning Places to See Fall Colors in Kyoto

Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Parks

Autumn in Kyoto is a beautiful, vibrantly colored season thanks to the many hues of autumn foliage. Momiji is the word for the Japanese maple leaves colored red in the fall, and are a symbol for Japanese autumn. Kyoto momiji, in particular, are well known for their spectacular show, and crowds of people head to the city's many temples and shrines to catch the scenery at its best. Here we will introduce some of the best areas in Kyoto to catch the momiji, from the mainstream spots to lesser-known hidden gems.

What Is Sapporo Soup Curry? How to Eat, Where to Go, and More!

Sapporo / Chitose Western-style Food

Soup curry, a local dish from Sapporo, Hokkaido, consists of a smooth soupy curry loaded with spices packed with chunky vegetables and meats and eaten together with rice. Within Sapporo are dozens of eateries serving soup curry, each offering a unique take on the recipe with different tastes and ingredients. Locals and gourmand visitors alike will often sample several renditions to discover the soup curry that complements their palate. Here, we’ll answer all the questions you have about soup curry, such as how to eat it along with its history, characteristics, and recommended restaurants to check out!

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