Business hours for facilities may be affected by COVID-19. Shop websites may not be updated with the latest information, so please use caution when visiting.

Announcement from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Search Through Our Articles

  • Must-See
  • The Latest
  • LIVE Report
  • Hot Deals
  • In-depth
  • How to

Ebi Fry (Japanese Fried Shrimp) Recipe: Perfect Harmony Of Crunchy Breading and Super Plump Shrimp (Video)

Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Other Japanese Food

Enjoy delicious Japanese food at home when trying a recipe by cooking instructor Mr. Toshihiro Minami! Here we will introduce how to make Ebi Fry - Japanese fried shrimp. This is a dish unique to Japan where you carefully prepare shrimp and fry it in oil until crispy. Ingredients such as shrimp and eggs are easy to find, so it’s a fantastic dish to try and make. With the simple recipe and how-to video, you'll have no trouble making an authentic Japanese dish!

Understanding Japan's Go To Travel Campaign: How Does it Work? When Will It Restart? (Updated Oct 2021)

The Go To Travel campaign started on July 22, 2020, but was soon suspended nationwide in the same year on December 28. Despite this, and with the state of emergency and priority preventative measures being lifted on September 30, 2021, there are hopes that the campaign will soon return. What is the Go To Travel campaign? When exactly will it restart? Will there be any changes made? What is the Vaccination and Test Package? Many people are still curious about what this campaign entails. With this being the case, this article will answer some of the most commonly-asked questions! *The return of the Go To Travel campaign is still undetermined as of October 15, 2021. *This article was written based on the information available as of October 15, 2021.

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!

Autumn Colors at Their Finest! 3 Select Hotels & Ryokan Near Tokyo With Stunning Fall Foliage Views

Hakone / Odawara Ryokan

Japan is famous for its breathtaking variety of red, yellow, and orange leaves! Some of the world's most beautiful autumn foliage can be seen in the country, making late October through November a time especially popular with foreign visitors. Not far from Tokyo are several famous places where you can enjoy the autumn leaves from the comfort of your own room at a traditional ryokan inn. These areas can be visited within a couple of hours from Tokyo by train or car, so they are great places for taking a short trip to enjoy the beauty of Japan's autumn leaves. All of the ryokan introduced here have taken strict precautions against COVID-19 to ensure that your stay will be a safe and carefree one. *Business hours may be changed or temporarily closed due to measures being taken against COVID-19. *This article is based on information available at the time of the reporting conducted in October 2021.

Kyoto Momiji: 5 Stunning Places to See Fall Colors in Kyoto

Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple Parks

Autumn in Kyoto is a beautiful, vibrantly colored season thanks to the many hues of autumn foliage. Momiji is the word for the Japanese maple leaves colored red in the fall, and are a symbol for Japanese autumn. Kyoto momiji, in particular, are well known for their spectacular show, and crowds of people head to the city's many temples and shrines to catch the scenery at its best. Here we will introduce some of the best areas in Kyoto to catch the momiji, from the mainstream spots to lesser-known hidden gems.

Visiting Sapporo: 9 Essentials to Know Before Traveling to Japan's Northern Capital

Sapporo / Chitose Other Sightseeing

For anyone thinking of traveling to Sapporo for the first time, we’ve compiled the perfect guide to the weather, proper attire, transportation, and tourist attractions you should be aware of when traveling to Hokkaido and Japan’s popular northern tourist city! Image: PIXTA

Picture Gallery

Also available on your smartphone.
Also available on your smartphone.
Make the most of our contents by browsing LIVE JAPAN with on your phone! Why not switch to mobile right now?https://livejapan.com