Today, people in Japan were actually running towards Godzilla, as a new “Shin Godzilla” statute made its first appearance in front of the Hibiya Chanter in Yurakucho, Tokyo. This Godzilla is based on the one featured in the 2016 “Shin Godzilla” movie, and stands almost 10 feet! Now this square is named “Hibiya Godzilla Square”, because you really don’t want to make Godzilla mad. Of … Continue reading Shin Godzilla Invades Yurakucho In Tokyo, Japan!
People all over the world want to experience Japanese culture, and nothing is more authentic than a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony. But what do you do when you don’t have anyone to make the tea? No need to worry, Japanese Tea Ceremony Robots are here to help! A company in Japan called “aNo Lab” has brought the art of the tea ceremony into the 21st … Continue reading Japanese Tea Ceremony Robots Makes It Easy To Enjoy Japanese Culture!
Nintendo Switch’s popularity has been rising in recent weeks with the release of new titles, and many more on the way. And with so much popularity, people are developing some cool technology to pair with the Switch. One of the newest pieces of technology is the “OJO”–pronounced “Oh-Joe”. OJO is a portable projector that allows you to drop-in your Nintendo Switch and project your gameplay … Continue reading Japanese “OJO” Allows You To Play Nintendo Switch On 120 Inch Big Screen!
Now that Sakura (Cherry Blossom) season is beginning in Japan, everyone is trying to make the most of this beautiful time of the year in Japan. And some hotels are making it even easier for their guests to enjoy the Sakura, like the Hotel New Otani in Tokyo, Japan! Hotel New Otani and EBISUYA Rickshaw Japan have joined forces to offer Hotel New Otani guests the … Continue reading Hanami (Cherry Blossom) Rickshaw Tours In Tokyo, Japan!
If you ever dream of being a Ninja, then these sneakers would be the perfect Shinobi footwear for you! Japanese sneaker boutique “KICKS LAB” in collaboration with ASICS Tiger have created a sneaker with a Shinobi-theme, called the “KL-Shinobi”. The bottom of the sneaker has a soft gel with ninja-themed designs that look like they are glowing. The concept is based on the idea of … Continue reading Ninja Sneakers In Japan!
Trains aren’t the only forms of Japanese transportation that get the super-cute treatment, as, beginning on March 17, 2018, Tokyo will have its own buses based on Rika-chan! Rika-chan is a very famous dress-up doll in Japan, and many Japanese kids grew up playing with this doll. Just think of it as the Japanese “Barbie”. And now, two Keisei buses–traveling between Kameari Station and Shinkoiwa … Continue reading Rika-Chan Buses In Tokyo, Japan!
As some of you may know, last year the Anime Tourism Association in Japan released a list of the top 88 anime pilgrimage sites for 2018. The goal was to allow die-hard anime otaku fans all-around the world to visit the sites from their favorite anime, while increasing tourism in Japan. Well, the Anime Tourism Association has just released its official walking guide book, which … Continue reading Japan’s “88 Anime Pilgrimage” Guidebook Released!
Hello everyone! Today, we will be telling you about some cool, new virtual reality–the Ikebana VR Experience! “IKEBANA VR EXPERIENCE” is virtual reality content from Japan that offers the experience of basic Ikebana principles in a virtual reality space. You can express yourself with Japanese cherry blossoms and chrysanthemums, and spend time polishing your sensitivity. The goal is to spread this traditional Japanese art … Continue reading Ikebana VR At SXSW 2018! Easy Japanese Ikebana!
Well, at least that is what you will think after you see Oregon’s latest travel advertisement. It almost seems like whoever worked on this art and animation might have been working with Miyazaki himself. Checkout the cool short movie here: Who knew you wouldn’t have to go to Japan to be in a Ghibli movie? All you have to do is go to Japan and … Continue reading Oregon Looks Like A Ghibli Movie!
If you haven’t heard yet, Japan is taking cuteness to another level by bringing a Hello Kitty-themed Shinkansen (bullet train) to Japan this summer! That’s right, JR West will be launching the Hello Kitty train on the Sanyo Shinkansen Line this summer, and the train will feature a cool Hello Kitty design outside–inspired by Hello Kitty’s trademark red ribbon. And of course, there will be … Continue reading Hello Kitty Bullet Train Coming This Summer To Japan!