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Loved in Japanese Kitchens: 12 Curious Local Foods and Condiments You Can Find in Kyoto!

Gion, Kawaramachi, Kiyomizu-dera Temple Grocery Stores

It is no exaggeration to say that Kyoto is among the most famous tourist spots in Japan. Many foreign tourists visit Kyoto to buy unique souvenirs such as Japanese sweets and matcha (green tea) sweets every year. Here, we would like to introduce a selection of Kyoto-style souvenirs that can be easily purchased at supermarkets. You might be able to become more like a Kyoto resident if you eat or take home souvenirs that are filled with "wa (Japanese - spirit, harmony)," which are eaten by people in Kyoto every day.

[MOVIE] Achieve Your Cosplay Dreams at Cosplay Studio Crown!

Akihabara Culture Experience

Anyone from pros, to amateurs, to people who've never cosplayed before can jump into Studio Crown in Akihabara to experience a professional level of cosplay that's both easy and affordable! Recently LIVE JAPAN took the opportunity to check them out!

Tokyo Roppongi: 5 Most Amazing Spots at Roppongi Hills and How to Make the Best of Them!

Roppongi Gardens

From fancy cafés to hundreds of shopping options, exhibitions to upscale restaurants, Roppongi Hills is one of modern Tokyo's most famous landmarks. No matter what you have heard of the place or what you already might know about it, we promise that there's so much more to discover still! Let's take a look at Roppongi Hills' five most amazing spots and how to make the best of them.

The 'Obligatory Chocolate' of Japan: The Quirks of Valentine's Day and Other Adopted Western Celebrations

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas

From obligatory chocolate on Valentine's Day to fried chicken on Christmas - Some events we might think we know very well are celebrated pretty differently in the Land of the Rising Sun. Of course, every country is somewhat influenced by the next, and we're constantly changing and adapting to the newest changes, but how have those changes come to pass in Japan? From food to IT, Japan has the unique habit of absorbing and transforming culture from abroad, with a fairly long history of evolving an original culture to turn it into something entirely unique to Japan. Of course, that's not only true of food and IT, but of adapting Western customs that are known throughout the world, such as Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and quite a few others!

Fuji Rock Festival 2021 (Aug 20-22): Ultimate Guide - From Access to Lodging

Joetsu, Uonuma And Yuzawa Concerts

Fuji Rock Festival is one of Japan's largest outdoor music festivals. In the spirit of "symbiosis of nature and music," this music festival attracts more than 100,000 people every year. To properly enjoy this festival to its fullest, it's best to know everything there is to know, and not only about the performing artists. Reduce your hassle by learning about traffic access, accommodation, ticket purchasing, and more in advance. Today, we'll present a Fuji Rock Strategy Guide to help everyone, veterans, and newcomers alike! Unfortunately, the Fuji Rock Festival of 2020 has been postponed until 2021 to prevent the spreading of COVID-19. The 2021 dates have already been announced, so, please use this guide as a reference for the 2021 Fuji Rock Festival. Main image: (c)宇宙大使☆スター

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