The Ultimate Guide to Summer Festivals in Japan!
Summer festivals in Japan offer many ways to enjoy the warm weather holding a variety of events and amusing activitiel! If you have never experienced a Japanese summer matsuri, here is a quick look to guide you through what to expect and how to make the most out of it! What is Natsu Matsuri? Natsu...
Noodle Slides?! A Quick Guide to Nagashi Somen
Japanese noodles are known around the world. I mean, who doesn’t love digging into a big bowl of ramen? You’ve probably also tried– or at least heard of– udon and soba noodles, too. But the Japanese noodle universe is vast and uncharted, so today we’re focusing on a lesser-known Japanese noodle: somen
Japan’s Family Restaurants: Eat Your Way Through Them!
Through the sudden hunger haze your eyes settle onto a towering sign. You’ve just stumbled upon one of Japan’s many beloved family restaurants!
Top Five Pokémon Centers in Japan!
Shibuya caters to a swarm of visitors that come to the district everyday and with all of the sites to see one that can’t be skipped! The iconic Pokémon Center!!
TokyoTreat’s Guide to Japanese Street Food
Japan is a country that is internationally renowned for its incredible food scene. Tokyo boasts some of the greatest Michelin-Starred restaurants that offer unique, one-of-a-kind experiences well worth the plane ticket.
Five Places to Eat Omurice, Japan’s Comfort Food
Omurice (オムライス) is a popular Japanese comfort food, made of fried rice and eggs! It’s a mainstay in both convenience stores and Japanese restaurants, from Tokyo and Chiba, all the way to Kyoto. In the past, we here at Tokyo Treat showed you a quick and easy recipe on how to make omurice. Continue reading…
Japanese Festival Games for Fun Summer Prizes
Summer in Japan becomes much more than just a hot season thanks to a variety of cultural activities. One of them is playing traditional games with friends and family at a summer festival
Ringo Ame and Other Japanese Festival Sweets
There’s a lot to enjoy at a Japanese summer festival – fireworks, traditional games, and of course, we can’t miss out on festival food!
What is Natsu Matsuri? Summer Events Then and Now
Summer days in Japan, especially in big cities like Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka, are truly hot. In spite of the scorching heat, many unique and exciting things in Japan are waiting for you to experience them during the summer.
Japanese Fireworks Festivals: Then and Now
No other country knows how to celebrate the changing of seasons like Japan. Just like hanami festivals, in spring, Japan also has a way of embracing hot summers: firework festivals.
The Japanese Beach Experience: How To Spend A Beach Day
Summer is in full swing, meaning that people all over Japan are looking for fun ways to spend these long, summer days. As you may have seen in your favorite anime beach episodes, Japanese people love the beach and make a whole day of activities out of it.
Manga and Anime Museums To Help Beat The Heat
Japanese summers are fun and full of activities that make the summers fly by. That being said, some days are just so hot that the last thing you want to do is spend it outside. That’s where Japan’s many manga museums and anime museums come into play.