5 place Tom Cruise visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

5 place Tom Cruise visited in Japan where you shouldn’t miss

  Tom Cruise has been to Japan for 21 times and is known as a Japanese culture lover! Do you visit Japan more than him? Do you want to try the place that even appeal huge star like him? Below we are going to introduce 5 places that attract this attractive celebrity!                NO1.   The Soba restaurant that Tom Cruise and Steve Jobs  visited!      It is said that not only Tom Cruise but also Steve Jobs and other celebrities like Robert…

5 things to do in Japan by Steve Jobs

5 things to do in Japan by Steve Jobs

    Late Steve Jobs was well-known for being a Japanese Zen Buddhist. He had visited Japan several times to experience Zen. He also enjoyed Japanese food in Kyoto. Here we are going to introduce 5 places that he visited.           No.1 Saihoji temple (Kokedera)   Saihoji temple (西芳寺) is commonly known as Kokedera (苔寺). Kokedera is one of the World Heritages Sites in Kyoto. He often visited this temple with his family.     Operating Hours Appointed Time *You have to send postal mail to…

Sake Tasting Experience ~Unique means of learning Japanese Culture~

Sake Tasting Experience ~Unique means of learning Japanese Culture~

        Overview   While western alcohol, such as wine is made from grape, vodka from wheat; Japan’s representative alcohol, sake, is made from rice, water and Koji (rice fermente). Sake is also different to other alcohol due to the fact that it holds special, significant role in Shinto, an indigenous religion of Japan, as a sacred purifier. Sacred sake is often used during celebration such as wedding party and traditional festivals.           Information   【Name】Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum 月桂冠大倉記念館 【Address】247 Minamihama-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto…

Experience Japanese Culture through Cooking! Japanese Cooking Class

Experience Japanese Culture through Cooking! Japanese Cooking Class

        Overview   Japanese dishes are becoming famous all around the world, especially for its healthy ingredients. What makes it healthy is that, Japanese food tends to make the best use of the taste of ingredients. In addition, the attractive feature of Japanese cuisine is not only its taste but also how it looks. This Japanese cooking lesson offers you the recipes of the Japanese home cooking by local Japanese instructor. It also gives you teach how you can make the original Japanese food even when you…

Robot Restaurant, Robot Show Robot Dance !

Robot Restaurant, Robot Show Robot Dance !

          Overview   In Robot Restaurant, there is a live performance of robots and Japanese female dancers. Here, you can enjoy the fusion of Japanese culture and the robot technology in the show. After watching the robot performance, you can also enjoy eating Japanese food. This restaurant is also very popular among foreign tourists.       Reservation   This restaurant requires advance reservation. Please check the schedule on the official website. (http://www.shinjuku-robot.com/pc/?lng=en) You make reserve from the official website.     Entrance fee: JPY 7,000…

Plastic Food Sample Art Experience

Plastic Food Sample Art Experience

          Overview   One of the very unique experiences that you can try in Tokyo is the plastic food sample experience. Japanese food sample is gradually becoming popular for its detailed design and realistic look. Most of the restaurants in Japan put these plastic food samples in their display window in order to attract customers, which is very unique Japanese culture. At this plastic food sample factory, you can make your original sample of various Japanese foods such as Tempura and Sushi or sweets like cakes…

Welcome to the World of Endless Fun and Excitement ! UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN !

Welcome to the World of Endless Fun and Excitement !  UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN !

               Overview      Universal Studios Japan (USJ) is one of the four Universal Studios theme parks. It receives 8 million visitors annually. USJ is the second most famous theme park in Japan.   Official Homepage http://www.usj.co.jp/e/              How to Purchase the Ticket      Admission Ticket grants you admission into the park and the use of all attractions. Universal Express Pass shortens your waiting time. You don’t need to wait for some popular attractions!     ・Admission Ticket…

GANGURO Café, Ganguro time with Ganguro Girls !

GANGURO Café, Ganguro time with Ganguro Girls !

        Overview   This is an ‘Only-in-Japan’ experience −− GANGURO Café. After getting television broadcast recently, GANGURO Café also gathered attention among Japanese. Would you like to be served by Ganguro girls?           Shop Information   【Address】2F, CREA Dogenzaka Building, 2-22-6, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo   【MAP】       【Access】7 minutes by walking from JR Shibuya Station.   【Operating Hours】 12 A.M. ~ 8 P.M (Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)   【Holiday】Monday, Wednesday, Thursday   【URL】http://ganguro.jugemcart.com     【Price Plan】:   Entrance…

Owl Café: Enjoy Slow Coffee Time with Furry Buddy

Owl Café: Enjoy Slow Coffee Time with Furry Buddy

        Fukuro no Mise (Owl’s Shop) ~ Owl Family       Overview   This is the first café in West Japan where you can actually play with owls! This is one of the very rare owl cafés in Osaka. At this café, you can also buy the owls or borrow it for special occasions.           Cafe Information   【Address】1-10-13 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka   【Access】Take Subway Tanimachi Line・Midosuji Line and get off at Minamimori-machi Station, then walk for 7 minutes   【Operating…

Fun Time with Fluffy Friends at Cat Cafe ~!

Fun Time with Fluffy Friends at Cat Cafe ~!

       Overview      In Japan, there are types of cafe where you can enjoy drinking tea and coffee while playing with animals. Playing and taking photos with animal while chatting with friends is a really great experience. Would you like to try this experience?                Cautions:    At Matatabi, food and drink from outside are not permitted inside Do not go around, touring many café in a day. Luggage will be store at the reception (Please avoid bringing wheel-suit case). Wash…