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In Fukuoka City's Nakasu, there's a bar where you can enjoy a drink while receiving life advice from an active monk. This unique establishment, standing out in Kyushu's largest entertainment district, offers a moment of peace to those troubled by life's challenges.

Onigiri specialty stores are experiencing a surprising surge in popularity in Japan, attracting new businesses and entries from different industries across the country.

A pair of premium melons from Yubari City in northern Japan has fetched 3 million yen in the first auction of the year. That's about 19,000 dollars. The luxury fruit is a popular gift in the country. (NHK)

On May 22, 'New Matcha Day,' reporters headed to Asakusa and found a long line of foreign tourists! Their order of choice? "Number Seven." What exactly is this popular item?

In cities and tourist spots across Japan, foreign tourists can be seen devouring Japanese snacks. Now, many traditional products are evolving to cater to the inbound tourist market. We explored why foreign tourists are so enchanted by Japanese snacks.

In the heart of Ginza lies the upscale sushi restaurant 'Toryumon,' known for serving sushi that costs 27,500 yen at its nearby flagship store for just 4,980 yen using the same ingredients. The primary reason for this affordability is that the restaurant serves as a training ground for young apprentice chefs.

Join Shizuka as she makes her way through the vibrant streets of Tokyo and dives into its diverse world of food trucks. (Japan by Food)

In Tokyo's Minato Ward, 'Heckeln,' a cafe founded in 1971, sees more than 50 foreigners lining up daily before it opens. Their target is the 'Special Jumbo Pudding,' priced at 500 yen. It is about 2.5 times the size of a typical pudding.