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The current time in Japan is 04:01 on Saturday, June 3rd 2023
The next national holiday is Jul 17, Umi no Hi (Marine Day).

Feature Content - ZenPlus, a Japanese Shopping Paradise


If you're looking to buy direct from Japan, whether it's uji-tea products or anime figures, KitKats or Buddha statues, you need look no further than ZenPlus. This online marketplace has more than 2,000 Japan-based shops advertising their products for sale.


The Latest News & Entertainment from Japan

Epic Showdown Sees Japan Crowned WBC Champs

World Baseball Classic Final - Trout vs OhtaniIt was an ending for the ages. The two very best baseball players of their generation, teammates with the Los Angeles Angels but now facing each in the final that would decide the best team in the world.

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Japan Doubles in Size!

The Kujuku Islands off the coast of Nagasaki PrefectureAccording to an upcoming report from the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan, the number of islands that make up the archipelago has increased from the 6,852 in a 1987 survey to the current total of 14,125.

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Japan Store Selection


The movie remake of Dune was one of the most anticipated releases of recent years. Japan Store supplied a large order of jikatabi items for the production, including the Marugo Magic Safety, Soukaido I-98 and Soukaido VO-80 models.

These popular models will now have the added cache of being suitable for cosplay! See more...

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