Trying to judge a year’s worth of media arts means not just looking at what’s hot and high-tech, but also recognizing what it means to be cool in Japan.
Shibuya is not only about fashion or scramble crossing. As "Hachiko"—the symbol of meeting place—stands guard over its busy streets, Shibuya's history and charm continues to flow.
Intimately nicknamed Akiba, the town that is now known as Akihabara originated in 1870, when a Shinto shrine honoring the fire-quelling deity Akiba was built to ward off the repeated fire disasters that had caused a massive amount of damage to the area. Back in the early 20th century, the modernization of Japan was proceeding [...]
The supreme zone of luxury since the Edo period.
There are many more new ways to explore Japan! You must agree that Japan is a place travelers never get bored of. Apart from the distinct seasonal scenery, gourmets, amusement parks, shopping and hot springs, Japan have many more interesting and cultural offerings. Here we have shortlisted a variety of tours that will enrich your perception [...]
Definitely, one of the great joys of travel is eating. You can’t help but be excited for Japanese cuisine such as sushi, tempura and sukiyaki. It is said that Japanese culture is good at absorbing different styles and merging them with their own. The same is true of its food. Staple traditional dishes constantly evolve [...]
In the ever-changing city, Tokyo, brand new facilities appear one after another in fashionable areas popular with young people. Even though the traditional tourist sites seem to remain exactly the same, you may noticed that innovative changes have occurred in such areas as well. No matter when you visit you’ll find something new. That’s the [...]
Heading toward Meiji Shrine across streets aligned with elm-like zelkova trees,
Omotesando is a popular area for taking refreshing walks. It’s also a great place to
experience Tokyo’s latest fashions, its gourmet offerings, and Japanese culture. To
commemorate the second anniversary of WAttention, located on a street corner in
Omotesando, here is an introduction to the pleasures that the area has to offer.
You probably already know ramen as one of the most representative foods of Japan, though you may not be familiar with the history and all the variations of it. In this issue of WAttention, we speak with Ramen expert, Mr. Ishiyama, to bring you the ins and outs of ramen.
Slightly 'dodgy'? Rough? Dangerous even? For some, such well-worn negative images of Kabukicho create even more curiosity. Once you learn about the unique history of the area, you’ll want to know more. Don’t you think it might be a good idea to discover the hidden treasures of this buzzing town which allows people to escape from everyday life?
Nestled in the heart of Tokyo, the district around Ueno has flourished since the Edo period, and remained relatively unchanged despite the modernization of the city. Today’s Ueno offers visitors various things to do and see in and around Ueno Park. A wonderful family holiday is ensured!
Centered around the famous grandiose red temple where the district’s prosperity originated, Asakusa takes pride in being one of the oldest districts of vast Tokyo. The symbolic face of the district, Senso-ji, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city, and has been so for almost 1,400 years, attracting both religious minds [...]
Historical townscapes, cultural heritage, great nature, and mouth watering cuisine define the special character of Takayama, the best place to start your trip in Gifu Prefecture.
Tokyo's Retro Gateway
Features in Japan
Time Never Stops in Shibuya
Japanese Food, Seasonal Festivals, and Samurai Spirits
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AKIHABARA: An Eye-opening City within a City
Nagoya and Ise Shima: A Trip Outside the Mainstream
Indulge in the ultimate gourmet and shopping experience in Ginza
Food in Japan
OOTOYA – Caters the best “Teishoku” that tastes like home
Tastes of Tokyo
Japanese Sweets Collection –Traditional vs Modern–
Products & Shops in Japan
Introducing the Omotenashi application: your gateway to free Wi-Fi in Japan
Products & Shops, Tokyo Features, Uncategorized in Japan
Correction and Apology
Beauty & Health, Products & Shops, Tokyo Features in Japan
Beauty Secrets Found in a 400-year-old Sake Brewing Technique
Akihabara, Spots, Tokyo in Japan
Akihabara – Mecca of Electronics and Subculture
Spots, Tokyo in Japan
Wandering off Regular Tourist Routes in Tokyo
Hida Takayama, Spots in Japan
Glamorous Gifu – Gero Onsen
Japan, Styles & Cultures in Japan
Gauging the temperature of Media Arts in Japan
In Harmony with the Seasons, Styles & Cultures in Japan
Cherry Blossom Viewing (Hanami)
At the start of the New Year
Events, Roppongi, Tokyo in Japan
WE LOVE 80’s DISCO
Events, Tokyo in Japanon Feb 5 - Feb 7
The 77th Tokyo International Gift Show
Events, Tokyo in Japanon Feb 5 - Feb 16
Japan Media Arts Festival
Activities in Japan
Experience Japan with JAPANiCAN
Tokyo Must Do (by Linshibi)
Sake Breweries to Visit on a Day Trip from Tokyo
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