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Japanese Souvenir Jackets: Where To Buy Classy Sukajan Jackets in Tokyo!

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Japanese souvenir jackets, called sukajan in Japan, are best known for their impactful, eye-catching designs. The jacket's popularity has been on the rise in recent years ever since international celebrities like Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams were regularly spotted wearing them. To shed more light on the popular appeal of these interesting jackets, New York-native Timothy and London-native Cassie from Live Japan's editorial team have investigated the origins and allures of Japan's sukajan fashion and will be sharing their findings with us, along with a few recommendations from popular sukajan shops in Ueno's Ameyoko. Let's see what they've got for us!

Romance in Japan: Top 6 Amazing Places People Proposed Around Japan

Tokyo Station

Going on holiday is always an exciting time, and you come back with beautiful memories and an urge to come back. So what could possibly make a trip to Japan any more special? Well, how about declaring your love to the world? That’s exactly what the following six couples did, and we’re happy to be able to share their reasons and memories with you too. Who knows, perhaps these stories will spark you to do the same...?

[MOVIE] A Japanese Drum Experience at TAIKO-LAB

Shibuya Other Sightseeing

Have you always wanted to learn a traditional Japanese instrument? How about one that makes you exercise in the process? If the deep sound and rhythms of the traditional Japanese taiko drums have always spoken to you, why not try your hand at taiko drumming with a dynamic class? As I learned at TAIKO-LAB in Aoyama, taiko is more than just making sound; it’s about feeling the rhythm through your entire being!

Tokyo's Top 5 Popular Shopping Spots - Plus Why Foreign Tourists Flock to Shibuya, Japan's Fashion Capital!

Shibuya Department Stores

LIVE JAPAN PERFECT GUIDE TOKYO, the largest information services for overseas tourists visiting Japan, has announced the “LIVE JAPAN Awards 2019”. LIVE JAPAN is a one-stop site where you can find information on sightseeing, cuisine, shopping and hotels. By analyzing their user access numbers, a ranking of popular stores by foreign visitors was made. Here are the TOP 5 stores in the Shopping Category (large shopping facilities). We will also take a closer look at the number 1 spot.

Japan Culture Shock: What're the Least Popular Street Foods Amongst Foreign Visitors?

Tokyo Station Other Japanese Food

It’s the height of summer! With so many fireworks events and festivals lined up, one thing you definitely can’t miss out on is street food gourmet! Recently, the variety of street food available has increased considerably, and the menus available have likewise increased as well. With such a wide variation in the types of street food available, which ones are most popular amongst foreign visitors? This time, we asked foreigners from six different countries staying in Japan about their favourite and least favourite street food gourmet foods and sweets!

Avoid Luggage Problems! Check Tokyo Metro's Open Coin Lockers!

Ueno Other Sightseeing

Ah yes, luggage. The biggest obstacle on anyone’s holiday. In a crowded city like Tokyo, the last thing you want to do is be burdened by your bags. In Japan, it’s common to use coin lockers in stations or towns to help lighten your trip, but it is also equally common to discover no lockers available despite making a long way down to it. This time, we’ll be introducing a smart way of getting around this problem: the “Coin Locker Availability Checker”.

Choice Spots

  • Akihabara
  • Asakusa
  • Ginza
  • Harajuku
  • Ikebukuro
  • Roppongi
  • Shibuya
  • Shinjuku
  • Tokyo Station
  • Tsukiji
  • Ueno

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