What’s new in Japan [Breaking News!]

Some cool and interesting thing have been happening in Japan! Check this stuff out. Japan Launching Ambitious Asteroid-Sampling Mission in 2014 Kyoto resident becomes world’s oldest-ever man at age 115. Working in Japan Without a Degree – It Is Possible!  …

Hello Kitty Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for something special to give for Valentines, Mothers Day, or Christmas with some Japanese flair but you’ve run out of ideas, I suggest using the famous Hello Kitty as your backup plan! You can find tons of Hello Kitty items …

Visiting Tokyo (Travel Guide)

To begin, here’s a wonderful site to help you navigate the train lines in Tokyo: http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/index.html JR Train Map: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/info/map_a4ol.pdf Tokyo Metro Map:  http://www.tokyometro.jp/rosen/rosenzu/pdf/rosen_eng.pdf Points of interest according to station/area: Akihabara (via Yamanote, Sobu, and Hibiya lines) Famous for having one of the …

5 Toys You Might Find Only in Japan

It is common knowledge that the Japanese have always loved their gadgets, both children and adults. They also have a tremendous flair for the unusual, and it’s an open secret that most of the unusual gadgets that they develop remain for domestic consumption …