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Japan experienced record high visitor number last year with low shopping spree

JAPAN EXPERIENCED RECORD HIGH VISITOR NUMBER LAST YEAR WITH LOW SHOPPING SPREE

Last year, the tourist number visiting Japan hit a record high as did in terms of their spending in the country, regardless of a series...

More than 30 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2018, an all-time record and an 8.7% increase over 2017

MORE THAN 30 MILLION OVERSEAS TRAVELERS VISITED JAPAN IN 2018, AN ALL-TIME RECORD AND AN 8.7% INCREASE OVER 2017

The Japan National Tourism Organization announced that more than 30 million overseas travelers visited Japan in 2018, an all-time record...

 
 
 
8 out of the top 10 best-selling games in Japan for 2018 are Switch exclusive

8 OUT OF THE TOP 10 BEST-SELLING GAMES IN JAPAN FOR 2018 ARE SWITCH EXCLUSIVE

Want more proof that the Switch is absolutely killing it in Japan? Take a look at the top 10 best-selling games in Japan for 2018....

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Rated by Australian Ratings Board

PERSONA Q2: NEW CINEMA LABYRINTH RATED BY AUSTRALIAN RATINGS BOARD

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth launched last year for Nintendo 3DS in Japan. The sequel to the original dungeon crawling spin off...

 
 
 
Tokyo Disneyland Will be Getting Some Special Kingdom Hearts Hotel Rooms

TOKYO DISNEYLAND WILL BE GETTING SOME SPECIAL KINGDOM HEARTS HOTEL ROOMS

If you're planning a trip to Japan or, more specifically, the Tokyo Disney Resort, you may want to put aside some extra cash. The Disney...

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Rated in Australia

PERSONA Q2: NEW CINEMA LABYRINTH RATED IN AUSTRALIA

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth has been rated in Australia by the Australian Classification. Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth has...

 
 
 
Tokyo Disneyland Gets Kingdom Hearts-Themed Hotel Rooms

TOKYO DISNEYLAND GETS KINGDOM HEARTS-THEMED HOTEL ROOMS

Disney Ambassador Hotel at Tokyo Disneyland in Japan is making over rooms for March 2019 to be themed on Kingdom Hearts. Reservations...

These countries could be the surprise winners of the US-China trade war

THESE COUNTRIES COULD BE THE SURPRISE WINNERS OF THE US-CHINA TRADE WAR

The US-China trade war has had a major impact on foreign direct investment into China, with investors seeking to diversify into other...

 
 
 
The best luxury ryokans in Kyoto to experience old Japan

THE BEST LUXURY RYOKANS IN KYOTO TO EXPERIENCE OLD JAPAN

In the year 1868, the seat of the Japanese government was moved from Kyoto to Tokyo. While Tokyo evolved into a metropolitan city,...

GOD SELECTION XXX Opens First Flagship Store in Harajuku

GOD SELECTION XXX OPENS FIRST FLAGSHIP STORE IN HARAJUKU

Japanese label GOD SELECTION XXX recently opened its first physical retail shop in Tokyo, Japan. The store first opened its doors on...

 
 
 
The Toyota Supra Is Back Revealed At 2019 North American International Auto Show

THE TOYOTA SUPRA IS BACK REVEALED AT 2019 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

The is back after a 17-year hiatus. Developed in conjunction with, the new Supra is globally available with a 3.0-litre, turbocharged,...

 
 
 
YMT House / GENETO

YMT HOUSE / GENETO

© Yasutake Kondo Architects: GENETO Location: Osaka, Japan Lead Architects: Koji Yamanaka, Yuji Yamanaka, Asako Yamashita, Mitsuteru...

Our World Is Ended Gets a Release Date and Day One CE

OUR WORLD IS ENDED GETS A RELEASE DATE AND DAY ONE CE

Originally released in Japan back in November 2017 for the PlayStation Vita, Our World is Ended is officially coming to the West. It...

 
 
 
This Nissin Cup Noodles' "Jump To Japan Sweepstakes" Could Win You A Free Trip To Tokyo

THIS NISSIN CUP NOODLES' "JUMP TO JAPAN SWEEPSTAKES" COULD WIN YOU A FREE TRIP TO TOKYO

Going to Japan has been on my bucket list for the last 20-something years. It's always been my dream to visit Tokyo, immerse myself...

Travelling to Japan? Your trip just got more expensive, thanks to a goodbye tax

TRAVELLING TO JAPAN? YOUR TRIP JUST GOT MORE EXPENSIVE, THANKS TO A GOODBYE TAX

 
 
 
‘Bayonetta' Is Set to Join ‘Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation' in a Future Collaboration Event

‘BAYONETTA' IS SET TO JOIN ‘DX2 SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI: LIBERATION' IN A FUTURE COLLABORATION EVENT

Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei: Liberation from SEGA is a mobile game based on Atlus' Shin Megami Tensei franchise. It debuted in Japan early...

Comparison Video Shows How Resident Evil 2's Violence and Gore Have Been Toned Down in Japan

COMPARISON VIDEO SHOWS HOW RESIDENT EVIL 2'S VIOLENCE AND GORE HAVE BEEN TONED DOWN IN JAPAN

It's no secret that Japan has strict laws pertaining to depiction of violence and gore in media including video games. Games like Resident...

 
 
 

NRGENE AND TOYOTA COLLABORATE TO DEVELOP STRAWBERRY VARIETIES TO BETTER ENABLE LOCAL PRODUCTION FOR THE JAPANESE MARKET

NESS ZIONA, Israel & SAN DIEGO & AICHI, Japan--lt;a href="" target=" blank"gt; AIlt;/agt;-The decoding of a leading commercial strawberry...

A 612-pound tuna sold for a record $3 million at Tokyo's new fish market, but it's got nothing on the legendary market it replaced. I visited it before it closed

A 612-POUND TUNA SOLD FOR A RECORD $3 MILLION AT TOKYO'S NEW FISH MARKET, BUT IT'S GOT NOTHING ON THE LEGENDARY MARKET IT REPLACED. I VISITED IT BEFORE IT CLOSED

Last week, restaurateur Kiyoshi Kimura paid a record-breaking $3.1 million for the first tuna sold in the new year at Tokyo's brand...