Take a Spin on the Tallest Ferris Wheel in Japan: The Redhorse Osaka Wheel

by Amy on Apr 19 2016 |


The tallest Ferris wheel in all of Japan is slated to open in Osaka’s EXPOCITY complex this summer. These contraptions are major attractions throughout Japan and the world because of the bright, colorful lights and the scenic views riders experience from each passenger car as the wheel rotates. Currently, on a record list of the 31 World’s Tallest Ferris Wheels over time, 10 are in Japan. That’s more than any other country! Read full story...

How To Donate To Kumamoto Earthquake Relief

by Dave on Apr 17 2016 |


As many of you are already aware, Japan was hit with a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in and around the Kumamoto prefecture a few days ago. Relief and on-going medical support is currently under way for those in need. If you'd like to support on going efforts donate to Second Harvest Japan, a charity that specifically focuses on getting food and water to people who have limited access to them. Read full story...

The Fake Food Art Trend In Japan

by JapanYay Feed on Apr 14 2016 |


Japan has a certain appreciation for cuteness. From tiny mobile devices to “Hello Kitty” accessories, Japanese enjoy staring at the visually attractive. Read full story...

Rent-a-Goat Service Now Available in Japan

by JapanYay Feed on Apr 11 2016 |


Japan is known for having some pretty weird rental services. If you need a father figure, you can rent a middle-aged man to give you advice. If you’re a woman looking for comfort, you can rent a hot guy to come keep you company. But did you know they’re expanding into the animal world as well? Read full story...

The First Ever Hedgehog Cafe Is Now Open In Japan!

by Dave on Apr 09 2016 |


Cat cafes are a thing of the past. In Tokyo the first ever Hedgehog cafe opened up recently, where you can pet and cuddle with your new cute new friend for around $9/hour with a coffee. Read full story...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Logo Finalists Revealed

by Dave on Apr 08 2016 |


If you haven't been following the drama around Tokyo's 2020 Olympic logo... well not many have been to be honest (outside of Japan). After allegations the previously "official" logo may have been plagiarized, Tokyo unveiled four final versions of the logo on Friday in which internet web-citizens can leave feedback. Read full story...

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