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New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/jcis-prepaid-sim-lets-foreign-tourists-use-overseas-phones/b-mobile Prepaid SIM for Voice & Data for Foreign TouristsVisiting Japan and need a cell phone with voice and data? You can now purchase a prepaid SIM for your mobile phone from Japan Communications Inc. online and in stores.
We have seen an expansion in voice and data access for foreigners and this is the first SIM card which lets foreign visitors ma…

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b-mobile Prepaid SIM for Voice & Data for Foreign Tourists

Visiting Japan and need a cell phone with voice and data? You can now purchase a prepaid SIM for your mobile phone from Japan Communications Inc. online and in stores. We have seen an expansion in voice and data access for foreigners and this is the first SIM card which lets foreign visitors ma…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/tokyos-sexiest-festival-the-asakusa-samba-carnival/Tokyo’s Sexiest Festival? The Asakusa Samba Carnival!The annual Asakusa Samba Carnival in central Tokyo is a Brazilian inspired carnival with amazing costumes, intricate floats, and sultry samba dancing that makes it one of the city’s sexiest summer festivals! Saturday, August 23rd is the date in 2014  with the Carnival being held on a Saturday in …

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Tokyo’s Sexiest Festival? The Asakusa Samba Carnival!

The annual Asakusa Samba Carnival in central Tokyo is a Brazilian inspired carnival with amazing costumes, intricate floats, and sultry samba dancing that makes it one of the city’s sexiest summer festivals! Saturday, August 23rd is the date in 2014  with the Carnival being held on a Saturday in …

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/voicetra4u-free-speech-and-text-translation-app-for-27-languages/VoiceTra4U: Free Speech and Text Translation App for 27 LanguagesVoiceTra4U is a free speech and text translation app which can help you through your daily travel conversations in Japan. The app comes with both “Speech Input” and “Text Input” features and translates more than 20 languages to Japanese!
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VoiceTra4U: Free Speech and Text Translation App for 27 Languages

VoiceTra4U is a free speech and text translation app which can help you through your daily travel conversations in Japan. The app comes with both “Speech Input” and “Text Input” features and translates more than 20 languages to Japanese! VoiceTra4U Speech Translation …

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/win-free-trip-japan-haneda-keikyu/Win a FREE Trip to Japan from Haneda-KEIKYUFor a chance to win a free trip to Japan, visit the Haneda-KEIKYU Facebook page and click ‘Like’ and fill out a simple questionnaire on their app page. You will have the chance to win a 1 of 11 great prizes including the Grand Prize of a pair of round trip plane tickets to Haneda Ai…

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Win a FREE Trip to Japan from Haneda-KEIKYU

For a chance to win a free trip to Japan, visit the Haneda-KEIKYU Facebook page and click ‘Like’ and fill out a simple questionnaire on their app page. You will have the chance to win a 1 of 11 great prizes including the Grand Prize of a pair of round trip plane tickets to Haneda Ai…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/onigiri-rice-balls-quick-japanese-meal/Onigiri Rice Balls - Quick Japanese MealOnigiri お握り is better known in English as a “rice ball” and is a common sight in bento boxed lunches and is great for picnics or a simple snack while traveling. Onigiri usually are a rounded or triangular shaped scoop of rice, filled with pickled ume (umeboshi), salted salmon, katsuobushi, kombu,…

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Onigiri Rice Balls - Quick Japanese Meal

Onigiri お握り is better known in English as a “rice ball” and is a common sight in bento boxed lunches and is great for picnics or a simple snack while traveling. Onigiri usually are a rounded or triangular shaped scoop of rice, filled with pickled ume (umeboshi), salted salmon, katsuobushi, kombu,…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/super-cute-geisha-doll-bento-set/Super Cute Geisha Doll Bento SetThis adorable bento set is as practical as it is pretty. The Kotobuki Geisha Doll Bento Set is made in Japan and of excellent quality. Due to its size, highly recommended for compact high-energy snack foods. Not recommended for sandwiches, salads and other bulky foods.
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Super Cute Geisha Doll Bento Set

This adorable bento set is as practical as it is pretty. The Kotobuki Geisha Doll Bento Set is made in Japan and of excellent quality. Due to its size, highly recommended for compact high-energy snack foods. Not recommended for sandwiches, salads and other bulky foods. Kotobuki Geisha Doll B…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/kiyomizu-dera-picture-tour-%e6%b8%85%e6%b0%b4%e5%af%ba/Kiyomizu-dera Picture Tour 清水寺Kiyomizu-dera 清水寺 or “Kiyomizu Temple” is located on the side of the Higashiyama Mountains in Kyoto City. See the article on Kiyomizu-dera on and the Kiyomizu-zaka  area on Japanesesearch.com!
Kiyomizu-dera Kiyomi’s walk
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Kiyomizu-dera Picture Tour 清水寺

Kiyomizu-dera 清水寺 or “Kiyomizu Temple” is located on the side of the Higashiyama Mountains in Kyoto City. See the article on Kiyomizu-dera on and the Kiyomizu-zaka  area on Japanesesearch.com! Kiyomizu-dera Kiyomi’s walk Photo by marek.krzystkiewicz Attribution License Is a ve…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/shiga-prefecture/Shiga PrefectureOvershadowed by its famous neighbor, Kyoto, very few tourists go to Shiga Prefecture 滋賀県 in the Kansai region, even though it boasts many historical sites and museums. Furthermore, over 37% of the land is set aside as natural parks, the largest percentage of any prefecture.

Japan’s largest lake,…

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Shiga Prefecture

Overshadowed by its famous neighbor, Kyoto, very few tourists go to Shiga Prefecture 滋賀県 in the Kansai region, even though it boasts many historical sites and museums. Furthermore, over 37% of the land is set aside as natural parks, the largest percentage of any prefecture. Japan’s largest lake,…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/magic-beach-foam-party-august-16-2014-tokyo/Magic Beach Foam Party - August 16, 2014 - TokyoCool down and party on, rocking to some of your favourite bands in a sea of bubbles, Magic Beach Foam Party returns on Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 in Tokyo! Grab those shorts and bikinis and enjoy a festival of bubbles!

Performing Artists
OFF THE ROCKER / RYUKYU DISKO / DEX PISTOLS / Takeru John O…

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Magic Beach Foam Party - August 16, 2014 - Tokyo

Cool down and party on, rocking to some of your favourite bands in a sea of bubbles, Magic Beach Foam Party returns on Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 in Tokyo! Grab those shorts and bikinis and enjoy a festival of bubbles! Performing Artists OFF THE ROCKER / RYUKYU DISKO / DEX PISTOLS / Takeru John O…

New Post has been published on http://www.japanesesearch.com/japanese-school-girl-chase-video-ninja-style/Japanese School Girl Chase Video- Ninja Style!Two Japanese High School girls have a amazing chase through the streets of Atami 熱海市, Ninja Style! The two girls take the extreme free running sport known as parkour to a whole new level during a break from class. Shot in Atami is an amazing video by サントリー公式チャンネル SUNTORY promoting their energy dr…

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Japanese School Girl Chase Video- Ninja Style!

Two Japanese High School girls have a amazing chase through the streets of Atami 熱海市, Ninja Style! The two girls take the extreme free running sport known as parkour to a whole new level during a break from class. Shot in Atami is an amazing video by サントリー公式チャンネル SUNTORY promoting their energy dr…