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Kyoto: A street for foodies! “NISHIKI ICHIBA” (Market)
Nishiki Ichiba (market) has been ruining for over seven hundred years and many shops have been operated by the same families for generations. T...
Osaka: Japan’s most visited castle “OSAKA CASTLE”
The construction of Osaka Castle started in 1583 by Hideyoshi Toyotomi who unified Japan. It was the largest and gorgeous castle at the time. However,...
Saitama: Where the flowers of the four seasons meet “GONGENDO PARK”
Gongendo park is located in a prefecture north of Tokyo, named Saitama. It takes 1 hour by driving from Tokyo. The park is coverd with full of flowers...
Okinawa: The sea the world falls in love with “ZAMAMI ISLAND”
Zamami Island lies west of Okinawa main island and takes 50 min by the ferry. The breathtaking sea designated as part of a national park, Keramashoto ...
Kobe: The most romantic place in Western Japan “KOBE HARBORLAND”
Kobe Harborland is a few minutes walking distance from JR station and at the waterfront of Kobe port area. At the area, you can find the landmark of c...
Why “NO MORE TRASH CANS” in Public? Policy or Mentality?
During shooting in Japan, we are often asked with the following question from foreign crews: “Why is it so difficult to find garbage cans on the...
Bizarre culture: Kawaii character “BENTO” (lunch box)
The idea of Character bento was spread through regular house wive’s blogs and recipes, it’s popular among the kids. Mother usually decorates food with...
Bizarre culture: “VENDING MACHINES”
Vending machines on the streets are not so common scene other than Japan. They are basically everywhere, at every stations, in every buildings, in cit...
Kyoto: The Oldest Zen Temple in Kyoto “KENNINJI”
Kenninji is a zen temple, was founded in 1202 by the priest Yousai. The Buddhist monk accrossed the ocean to study Tendai in China twice. For the seco...
Kyoto: You can be “SAMURAI!”
Samurai Kenbu is a new experience in Kyoto. What is samurai kenbu? It’s a traditional Japanese stage performance art which utilizes Japanese sword and...