If you want to eat at a conveyor belt sushi (回転寿司 or "kaiten zushi") restaurant, kids in Japan need to have their parents take them. Not anymore! Soon, they'll be able get aboard the sushi train at home. »
Sushi is delicious. There's a variety of different kinds, but certainly everyone has his or her favorite. And if you do the math, you should be able to deduce the most popular kind of sushi in Japan. So let's do that. Math. »
While certainly not a national holiday, November 1 is "Sushi Day" ("Sushi no hi" or すしの日) in Japan. Good news if you love sushi.
Sushi Day was started in 1961 by the country's sushi guild as a way to promote the food. November was selected because it's after the rice harvest and seafood is especially delicious during this … »
Things in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture just feel big. The city isn't nearly as jam-packed as in Tokyo, but the automotive town's streets are wide and expansive (thank Toyota for that!). And the numerous cafes serve up generous portions that are known as "Nagoya sized" (名古屋サイズ). »