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Kyoto's Next-Level Ramen by a Star Chef at Kamodashi Chukasoba ROKU

Gion, Kawaramachi, Kiyomizu-dera Temple Ramen

Kamodashi Chukasoba ROKU, located in Kawaramachi, Kyoto's premier shopping district, features high-quality ramen made by celebrated chef Yuji Iwasaki, who opened the Chinese restaurant VELROSIER and received a star in the MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka 2022. Kamodashi Chukasoba ROKU was also awarded the MICHELIN ranking of "Bib Gourmand," which indicates reasonably priced yet high-quality food. Using expert Chinese cooking techniques, the irresistible "kamodashi" duck broth is worth savoring to its final drop. Read on to learn the secrets of this delicious ramen, and add one more restaurant to your Kyoto must-eat list!

Moominvalley Park: Everything You Need to Know About Japan's Dreamy Theme Park (2022 Edition)

Saitama Suburbs Theme Parks

Moominvalley Park opened in March 2019 by Miyazawa Lake in Hanno, Saitama. A Japan-first, the park allows visitors to dive into the world of Moomin, and is always bustling with families, couples, and friends enjoying the jovial atmosphere and fun attractions. For this article, the LIVE JAPAN editorial team visited Moominvalley Park to discover what you can do, see, eat, and buy, along with how to get there!

Become a True Gundam Pilot - Stepping into the P.O.D. at a Tokyo Arcade! (Video)


Japan and robots go together like a hotdog and mustard. One of the nation’s most famous robot exports is known worldwide simply as “Gundam.” What started out as an anime has become a huge franchise with its own games, movies, and even a life-sized statue in Tokyo’s Odaiba. What many people don’t know, however, is that there is a way to pilot your very own Gundam robot!

10 Must-See Attractions Near Mount Fuji For Spring 2022

Mt. Fuji Rivers, Lakes & Canyons

At long last, spring has arrived! And what better way to enjoy it than visiting some new and exciting attractions near Mount Fuji? From the brilliant moss phlox fields, to the brand-new Peter Rabbit English Garden, to the popular Fuji-Q Highland theme park, fun awaits you this Spring 2022!

Climbing Mt. Fuji in 2022 (July 1-Sep 10): What You Need To Know First (Access/Dates)

Mt. Fuji Outdoor Activities

In 2022, the trails reaching the top of Mt. Fuji officially open from July 1 to September 10. The hike should not be underestimated and good preparation both for the trip and against Covid-19 will help make your trip up the mountain a safe and memorable one.

What is Robatayaki? Discover Japan's Ultimate Grilling Experience

Kushiro Other Japanese Food

Robatayaki is a Japanese cooking method where ingredients are grilled in front of restaurant guests. Translated directly as "fireside-cooking," robatayaki is said to have originated in Sendai City in the Tohoku region. Once it reached Kushiro City in eastern Hokkaido, a region rich in seafood, it spread throughout Japan. Here, we look at the long-established robatayaki restaurant, Robata, in Kushiro City to explore the history of robatayaki and how it is served.

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