News & Ranking

Yokan and manju

Souvenir ranking

The souvenir ranking 2017 from Japanese to foreign people is announced. The first is "Wagashi (Japanese-style confections)" occupied 49% in this ranking. The second is candy and snack food, the third is ingredients associated with Japanese...

JOJO movie

Anime&Game Topics 2017

This ranking is diveded into books, paper books(pocket books) and comics. In books ranking, the first is "Tensai" written by Shintaro Ishihara who was governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012. "Tensai" means genius in English, and is written about Kakuei...

hen na hotel

Hen-na-hotel will also open in Osaka!

There are Hen-na-hotel in Nagasaki, Tokyo and Nagoya now. It will open in Osaka by summer of 2018. Tourist will be able to stay Hen-na-hotel in Osaka if they travel Kyoto. It is thirty minutes from Kyoto to Osaka by train.This hotel has not only humanoid...

one piece

Books ranking 2016

This ranking is diveded into books, paper books(pocket books) and comics. In books ranking, the first is "Tensai" written by Shintaro Ishihara who was governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012. "Tensai" means genius in English, and is written about Kakuei...

okinawa

Domestic destinations Japanese visit 2016!?

Rakuten Travel shows top10 increasing rate of domestic destinations that Japanese people visit in 2016. Which destination is mostly choosen for Japanese traveller? No1 is Okinawa, growth rate as high as 30%, tropical weather, beautiful beach, nice local food...

donburi

The most disappointting sight for Japanese in Tokyo

The worst is Tokyo Sky Tree, the highest broadcasting tower in the world. it opened in 2012 as symbol tower of tokyo. it's famous for skyacraper from the tower,but most people are disappointed with boring view in fact. However you can enjoy a beautiful view of Mt.Fuji...

donburi

Food ranking of convenience stores

This ranking is diveded into Donburi(rice bowl dishes), noodle and fried food. The first of Donburi in SevenEleven is Oyako-Don. It is a bowl of rice with boiled chicken and egg on top, Oyako means parent and child. The second is Chuka-Don which is a bowl...

sumo

Favorite sports ranking 2016

Baseball is the first in this ranking nineteen years in a row. Each generation have heros: Shohei Otani and Yu Darvish are for 10's and 20's, Ichiro Suzuki and Hideki Matsui are for 30's and 40's, Oh Sadaharu and Shigeo Nagashima are for 50's and 60's...

Re zero

Anime ranking 2016 in Japan!

Popular animation ranking 2016 in Japan is announced. JoJo, Re:ZERO, KonoSuba, and Yuri on Ice are in this ranking. The first is "JOJO'S BIZARRE ADVENTURE" based on JoJo's series of comic by Hirohiko Araki. This animation is story of Joestar...