Traditional culture

Experience, learn about, and enjoy the fascinating multifaceted world of Japanese culture through Japan's temples and castles, traditional craftsmanship, and festivals.

Kyoto Sannen-zaka
Kyoto Sannen-zaka
Yuzen-zome embroidery
Yuzen-zome embroidery
Nagoya castle
Nagoya castle
Kyoto Kiyomizudera temple
Kyoto Kiyomizudera temple
Hirosaki castle
Hirosaki castle
Fude brush
Fude brush
Nebuta
Nebuta
Yamagata Hanagasa festival
Yamagata Hanagasa festival

Modern culture

Come and experience the wildest and the most exciting side of Japan! From modern art and fashion to comics and animation, Japan is brimming with creativity and lively youth culture.

Kyoto manga museum
Kyoto manga museum
Osaka
Osaka
Kawaii monster cafe in Harajuku
Kawaii monster cafe in Harajuku
Shibuya 109
Shibuya 109
Roppongi Mori building
Roppongi Mori building
Traffic crossing in Shibuya
Traffic crossing in Shibuya
Aomori Museum of Art
Aomori Museum of Art
Tokyo
Tokyo

Natural environment

To preserve and protect its extraordinary natural resources and beautiful sights, Japan is dedicated to developing strategies that strike a balance between economic development and environmental protection.

Yakushima
Yakushima
Iriomote island (Okinawa)
Iriomote island (Okinawa)
Mt. Fuji
Mt. Fuji
Kusatsu onsen
Kusatsu onsen
Mt. Bandai
Mt. Bandai
Blue ponds in Shirakami sanchi
Blue ponds in Shirakami sanchi
Onsen (Foot bath)
Onsen (Foot bath)
Cycling in lake Biwa
Cycling in lake Biwa

Japanese food

Experience traditional Japanese cuisine (washoku) that has become popular around the world in the country of its origin and enjoy the many seasonal foods Japan has to offer.

Kochi Market
Kochi Market
Seafood clear soup
Seafood clear soup
Apples in Aomori
Apples in Aomori
Shojin ryori
Shojin ryori
Seafood market
Seafood market
Udon
Udon
School lunches
School lunches
Washoku
Washoku

Sports

As the organizing country of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, Japan will become the world’s biggest stage for athletes across the world. Come enjoy sports in Japan with friends from around the world.

Fujiten Snow Resort (Yamanashi)
Fujiten Snow Resort (Yamanashi)
Diving (Wakayama)
Diving (Wakayama)
Joining in on club activities (kendo)
Joining in on club activities (kendo)
Okukannabe Ski Area (Hyogo)
Okukannabe Ski Area (Hyogo)
Iriomote island (Okinawa)
Iriomote island (Okinawa)
Joining in on club activities (judo)
Joining in on club activities (judo)
Zao Onsen Ski Resort (Yamagata)
Zao Onsen Ski Resort (Yamagata)
Kerama islands (Okinawa)
Kerama islands (Okinawa)

Made in Japan

Industrial development from the past to the future showcases the “monozukuri” spirit of Japan—Japan's dedication to high quality products and to innovation, and its imagination for a better and brighter future.

Toyota Automobile Museum
Toyota Automobile Museum
Seafood market
Fish market
Toyota Automobile Museum
Toyota Automobile Museum
Fukui Prefectural Children Science Museum “Angel Land Fukui”
Fukui Prefectural Children Science Museum “Angel Land Fukui”
Mikan orange farm
Mikan orange farm
Toyota Automobile Museum
Toyota Automobile Museum
Cup noodle factory
Cup noodle factory
Kawasaki Good Times World
Kawasaki Good Times World

Crisis management

Learn about how Japan, a country prone to many natural disasters, prevents disasters, manages crises, and recovers from catastrophes.

Tatsuta station
Tatsuta station
Ishinomaki (Miyagi)
Ishinomaki (Miyagi)
Sanriku tetsudo railway
Sanriku tetsudo railway
Unzen onsen hot spring
Unzen onsen hot spring
Namie-town (Fukushima)
Namie-town (Fukushima)
Namie station
Namie station
Above sea level signs
Above sea level signs
Futaba-town (Fukushima)
Futaba-town (Fukushima)

Social systems and infrastructure

Learn about how Japan’s infrastructure provides a high quality living environment for its citizens and supports its economic growth.

Tokyo Narita airport
Tokyo Narita airport
Kyoto station
Kyoto station
Kansai airport
Kansai airport
Tokyo Staion
Tokyo Staion
Shinkansen and Mt. Fuji in Shizuoka
Shinkansen and Mt. Fuji in Shizuoka
Kurobe dam
Kurobe dam
Kyushu shinkansen "Tsubame"
Kyushu shinkansen "Tsubame"
Yamanote Line (Tokyo)
Yamanote Line (Tokyo)

Peace and friendship

Learn about the devastating impact war can bring and the importance of peace and stability.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Thousand cranes
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Nagasaki Peace Park
Nagasaki Peace Park
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Children's Peace Monument
Children's Peace Monument
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum