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Bringing you the latest interesting news about what’s going on in Tokyo and Japan. We will provide a variety of up to date news about topics like Japanese entertainment, anime & manga, technology, food and Japanese life. What is the latest in Japanese fashion, where are the hottest clubs, and what are the newest food trends. We’ll cover current happenings, seasonal events and new fun things about Japan. But also news about earthquakes, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Japanese society will be covered. What to know more about the many art exhibitions, cultural festivals and matsuri’s, or how about the latest travel destinations in Japan that are popular nowadays, our coverage about Japan is informative, light-hearted and a whole lot of fun.

From the kawaii and weird to the essential, our broad range of news coverage is for everybody. Whether you are living in Japan as a foreigner or coming to Japan on holiday, make sure to check our news section for the latest stories about Japan.

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Osaka Named Host of World Expo 2025

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December 10, 2018

Tokyo having won the Olympic bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics back in 2013, now it’s Osaka’s turn to shine on the world stage as Osaka has won the…

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You can bathe in wine or coffee at this Japanese spa

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November 29, 2018

Not far away from Tokyo, lies Hakone, an area famous for its natural beauty, its perfect view of Mount Fuji from Lake Ashinoko and its hot springs. Although Japan…

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Autumn in Japan: Your Best Instagram Shots

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November 27, 2018

Japan has four seasons all very different. Autumn has come to Japan and that means the temperature is getting cooler and the trees start to change color. Autumn is…

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Japan is Giving Away 8 Millions Abandoned Homes for Free – Here’s How to Get Yours

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November 23, 2018

If you are looking to buy a home in Japan in the very near future, you are about to get very lucky. Throughout the country there are as many…

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Tokyo Christmas Illumination Guide 2018

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November 12, 2018

December is approaching and Christmas is soon upon us. It’s getting colder and the days are getting shorter which means it’s also getting darker sooner. While traditionally people would…

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10 Best Spots to Spend Halloween in Tokyo 2018

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October 5, 2018

It’s almost that crazy time of year again when ghosts and ghouls come out and play and the dead walk the earth – Halloween. Japan has embraced Halloween in…

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Japanese 30th Grand Prix: Learn More About the History of Formula One in Japan

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September 27, 2018

For those who are familiar with racing events held around the world, the Grand Prix and Formula One races are the two most commonly talked about competitions. For those…

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Japanese Emperor’s Abdication: 10 Things You Need to Know

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September 14, 2018

Japanese Emperor’s Abdication – Japan has been making waves in media outlets around the world with the recent announcement that their beloved emperor, Akihito, is stepping down from the…