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  • 24 Hours at Hachiko Scramble in Shibuya no.9

    24 Hours at Hachiko Scramble in Shibuya no.9

    Published on Jun 24, 2013 Shibuya is Tokyo’s glitziest area and Hachiko Scramble is the world’s busiest crossing. No wonder it amazes visitors who come to Tokyo! It’s often featured in movies that take place in Tokyo, such as Lost […]

  • Naked Man Festival (Hadaka Matsuri) Complete Report for 2015

    Naked Man Festival (Hadaka Matsuri) Complete Report for 2015

    Are you planning to participate in the 2015 Naked Man Festival (Hadaka Matsuri)? Here’s the Complete Report for the Naked Man Festival. I participated in the 2013 festival and it was … amazing! It’s possible to go it alone and […]

  • Happy New Year! The Samurai Split 年賀状 for 2014

    Happy New Year! The Samurai Split 年賀状 for 2014

    Every year at the end of December, Japanese send a New Year’s care to their friends, family and co-workers called “Nenga-jyo” (年賀状) The cards often have photos of the family, a traditional Japanese design and maybe a short message. The […]

  • Mt Fuji Eclipse

    Mt Fuji Eclipse

    Every year in November, Japanese tourists head to Kawaguchiko (Lake Kawaguchi) where the sun sets to create a “diamond effect” similar to eclipses. Photographers try to find the right spot — just look for the crowd and you can be sure […]

  • ACDC Rags in Harajuku

    ACDC Rags in Harajuku

    Our shoot for “Harajuku Fashion: Takeshita Street Adventure” no.12 was a lot of fun! What made the shoot memorable were the staff at ACDC Rags who not only help us out with the shoot by letting us film in their […]

  • Welcome to “ONLY in JAPAN”

    Welcome to “ONLY in JAPAN”

    Although I launched the show in February 2013, the website is only getting started today. The first 15 episodes were produced with WAO! <RYU> JAPAN and are on TV in California, Singapore and Vietnam. The first season of shows will […]

  • The Amazing Japanese Toilet no.8

    The Amazing Japanese Toilet no.8

    Published on Jun 17, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #08】 ▽▲The Amazing Japanese Toilet▲▽ The Japanese toilet is not just a toilet. It has evolved into a high-tech machine of pleasure. *It cleans itself. *It cleans you. *It’s eco friendly. *It’s just […]

  • Cherry Blossom Mania: Mt. Fuji and Nara no.7

    Cherry Blossom Mania: Mt. Fuji and Nara no.7

    Published on Jun 10, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #07】 ▽▲Cherry Blossom Mania: Mt. Fuji and Nara▲▽ Don’t miss this! John leaves Tokyo for the Japanese countryside. Mt. Fuji’s Kawaguchiko (lake) and Yoshinoyama (mountain) in Nara Prefecture. Yoshinoyama is the no.1 spot […]

  • Cherry Blossom Mania: Around Tokyo [Part 2] no.6

    Cherry Blossom Mania: Around Tokyo [Part 2] no.6

    Published on May 13, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #06】 ▽▲Cherry Blossom Mania: Around Tokyo (Part 2) ★ ONLY in JAPAN #06▲▽ Don’t miss this! Knowing the cherry blossoms (sakura) is to know Japan itself. Their beauty comes quickly and is short […]

  • Cherry Blossom Mania: Around Tokyo [Part 1] no.6

    Cherry Blossom Mania: Around Tokyo [Part 1] no.6

    Published on May 13, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #06】 ▽▲Cherry Blossom Mania: Around Tokyo (Part 1) ★ ONLY in JAPAN #06▲▽ Don’t miss this! Knowing the cherry blossoms (sakura) is to know Japan itself. Their beauty comes quickly and is short […]

  • The Melon Pan Tradition: Japanese Sweet Bread no.5

    The Melon Pan Tradition: Japanese Sweet Bread no.5

    Published on Apr 30, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #05】 ▽▲The Melon Pan Tradition: Japanese Sweet Bread ★ ONLY in JAPAN #05▲▽ Don’t miss this! “Melonpan” in English is called “” Japanese Sweet Bread”. It’s the most popular item at Japanese bakeries […]

  • Sick Masks in Japan Explained no.4

    Sick Masks in Japan Explained no.4

    Published on Apr 15, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #04】 ▽▲Sick Masks in Japan Explained ★ ONLY in JAPAN #04▲▽ Don’t miss this! Why do so many Japanese wear sick masks in the winter? It’s a question many non-Japanese ask when they […]

  • Japanese Vending Machines Exposed no.3

    Japanese Vending Machines Exposed no.3

    Published on Apr 1, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #03】 ▽▲Japanese Vending Machines Exposed▲▽ Don’t miss this! Vending machines are one of the first things visitors see when they arrive at the airport, but in Japan, they’re more than just machines. They’re […]

  • Japan’s Super Escalator Adventure no.2

    Japan’s Super Escalator Adventure no.2

    Published on Mar 11, 2013 【ONLY in JAPAN #02】 ▽▲Japan’s Super Escalator Adventure▲▽ Don’t miss this! Japan’s escalators are a microcosim of Japanese society — uniqueness and creatvity, but we also see Japan’s politeness, manners and even customer service all on […]

  • Hacked by TobaSec

    Hacked by TobaSec

    Hacked by TobaSec