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

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
Mt.Bandai
Mt.Bandai
Mt.Fuji
Mt.Fuji
Blue ponds in Shirakami sanchi
Blue ponds in Shirakami sanchi

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.

Wasabi farm in Nagano
Kochi Market
Kochi Market
Lunch (cafeteria)
Lunch (cafeteria)
Seafood clear soup
Apples in Aomori
Orange picking
Seafood market

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)
Okukannabe Ski Area (Hyogo)
Okukannabe Ski Area (Hyogo)
Skiing
Joining in on club activities (kendo)
Joining in on club activities (kendo)
Iriomote island (Okinawa)
Iriomote island (Okinawa)
Iriomote island (Okinawa)
Wakayama
Wakayama

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

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
Namie station
Namie station
Sanriku tetsudo railway
The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution
The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution
The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Memorial Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution
Unzen onsen hot spring
Unzen onsen hot spring
Fukushima
Ishinomaki
Hanamiyama park (Fukushima)
Hanamiyama park (Fukushima)
Above sea level signs
Above sea level signs

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
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Thousand cranes
Nagasaki Peace Park
Nagasaki Peace Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum