Sports in Japan are a significant part of Japanese culture. Not only traditional sports such as kendo and judo, western imports such as baseball and football are also popular with both participants and spectators.
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Summer, Travel, Outdoor Activities, Sports, Entertainment

Climb Mt. Fuji—Take Japan’s No.1 Challenge!

Jul 5, 2018

What comes to your mind first when you plan to travel around Japan? For me, it is definitely Mount F... Read More...

Restaurant, Summer, Sports

The Five Best Sports Bars to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018

Jun 24, 2018

Who's your team and where can you watch them? The FIFA World Cup 2018 is finally here after four lo... Read More...

Travel, Sports

Go World’s Fastest – Spend a Racing Weekend at Suzuka!

Jun 6, 2018

Are you a fan of car racing? Do you like the roaring sound of engines? Here, in Japan, you have ... Read More...

Move To Japan, Sports, Health

6 Amazing Facts About Radio Exercise in Japan

Mar 27, 2018

How do you work out every day to stay healthy? Run at the gym, lift weights to get in shape or d... Read More...

Sports, Entertainment

The Thrill of Japanese High School Baseball and the Kōshien Tournament

Feb 7, 2018

  Baseball is an undeniably popular sport in Japan, with the Nippon Professional Baseball ... Read More...

Sports, Health, Entertainment

Hot to Join a Gym in Japan

Aug 18, 2017

Reference: 4 Traditional Japanese Martial Arts How do Japanese girls go on a diet?   ... Read More...


High School Baseball Championship as Japanese Summer Tradition

Aug 2, 2017

Baseball has become one of nationally popular sports though it came from the U.S. It used to be popu... Read More...

Historical Events, Manners, Sports, Culture

4 Traditional Japanese Martial Arts

Jul 25, 2017

Judou, karate-dou, kendou and aikidou are popular martial arts in Japan, created and developed b... Read More...

Arts, Manners, Sports, Others, Entertainment, Culture
The 5 Japanese Spirit of "Do" Culture

The 5 Japanese Spirit of “Dou” Culture

Jul 22, 2017

  If you’re a foreigner who live in Japan, you may have heard of some Japanese culture "... Read More...

Sports, Entertainment
How Japan is preparing for the 2020 Olympics

How Japan is preparing for the 2020 Olympics

Jul 4, 2017

  How Japan is preparing for the 2020 Olympics   I am pretty sure that everybody ... Read More...

Outdoor Activities, Sports, Health, Entertainment
Running in Japan’s best trails and routes

Scenic routes and trails for runners in Tokyo

Jun 14, 2017

Running in Japan’s best trails and routes     Moving to a new country can be stressful fo... Read More...

Sports, Entertainment

SUMO: the National Sport of Japan

Mar 4, 2017

Sumo is the Japanese national sport.  It is a Japanese style of wrestling and sumo wrestlers are cal... Read More...

Shopping / Service, Sports, Entertainment

Nippon Ham Fighters ~Victories from Sapporo Dome~

Oct 6, 2016

《Japanese Baseball Leagues》 Japanese baseball has 2 major leagues, Central League and Pacific Lea... Read More...

Move To Japan, Outdoor Activities, Sports, Entertainment

How to Enjoy the Beach in Japan

Aug 16, 2016

As you know, Japan is surrounded by the ocean and it has a long coastline. You can imagine that many... Read More...

Shopping / Service, Sports, Entertainment

Mizuno: The Japanese Famous Baseball Manufacturers

Aug 2, 2016

What comes to your mind if someone asked you what is the most favorite baseball manufacture's name i... Read More...

Sports, Entertainment

Going Northern Alps on the Weekends

Jul 21, 2016

Most of Japan is covered by mountains. That means there are many hiking course to enjoy beautiful na... Read More...

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