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  • MANGA

    Anime characters
    Japanese comics read by all ages on a variety of subjects. With a history that dates back to the late18th century, manga is now popular worldwide, with films like Hayao Miyazaki's 'Spirited Away' even picking up an Oscar.
    JNTO ‘Otaku’ tour
    Kyoto International Manga Museum
  • HIMIKO & JICOO

    Jicoo boat
    Cruise Tokyo Bay in the futuristic Himiko boat designed by famous manga artist Leiji Matsumoto. At night enjoy cocktails on flating bar Jicoo.

    Tokyo Water buses
  • SHINKANSEN

    Shikansen
    The shinkansen or bullet train is a network of high speed railway lines in Japan. The shinkansen can reach speeds up to 300km/ph (186 mph) making it the only way to travel.

    Japan Rail Pass
  • HARAJUKU & OMOTESANDO

    Harajuku
    The Omotesando Boulevard is Japan's equivalent of Paris's Champ Elyesses and nearby Harajuku’s Takeshita Street is Japan’s youth fashion Mecca. The two areas are a pleasant stroll apart making it easy to see what’s hot in Japanese fashion – from designer to high street – all in one afternoon.
  • RANKING RANQUEEN

    Inside of RanKing RanQueen
    Want to know what the most popular drink is in Japan? Most popular chocolate bar? Or even the top selling bath salts? Visit RanKing RanQueen, a shop that sells only the top 3, 5 or 10 items in an eclectic range of categories. Rankings are based on sales data from big Tokyo department stores. RanKing RanQueen stores can be founding Tokyo and Fukuoka.