Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya crossing is the world's busiest pedestrian crossing and also a popular place that makes the most traveler's list of top recommendations. Thousands of pedestrian all cross at same time from five directions ( Up to 3,000 people use the crossing per green cycle.) Why is the crossing so busy?....... Shibuya is one of the major shopping districts in Tokyo and so many people are walking between ...

Job hunting in Japan

日本では大学4年生は毎年3月から就職活動が始まります。 全員が写真のようにスーツを着ます。変ですよね。 (University students who are senior start job hunting every March in Japan. Everyone wears suits like picture. That's weird.) 全員が写真のようにスーツを着ます。変ですよね。 (Everyone wears suits like picture. That's weird.) Thank you....


You can spend a lot of money to get great sushi but what is the satisfaction in that? This sushi was served at Kappa Sushi in Tokyo. The price 1,200 yen. ($11.00) Last time I went there, the place was closed for good. Now I need to find other places.

Japanese-Online Meeting in Japan

Interns are meeting / having breakfast with Mayumi Nakamura, President of PSPinc in Tokyo. Hotel buffet breakfast is so good in Japan especially at Hotel New Otani, Tokyo. It cost 3,800 yen ($35) but with member's club, it has some discount. It is good to see all of them.

Tonki ... Tonkatsu ... Pork Cutlet

I am writing this blog to the people who are planning to visit Japan. If you like Japanese style Pork Cutlet called "Tonkatsu とんかつ", you need to try Tonki in Meguro. This is one of the best Tonkatsu in Tokyo. But Tonkatsu is such a popular item in Japan, you can find many Tonkatsu restaurants and most of they are very good. But Tonki will serve in the counter only environment. You need to try this...

Different Kind of Ramen

Everybody likes Ramen. But have you ever had Tomato based soup Ramen? It is very much like Italian spaghetti in the soup. When you have a chance, you must try this one.

3-11-2011 6 Years After

Those are the messages we posted all our website 6 years ago. Please take a moment with us to remember those who lost their lives 6 years ago as a result of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan. Thank you.

Depachika デパ地下

DepaChika means "Departmentstore" + "Chika Underground". It is the basement floor of department stores. In japan, Depachika is dedicated to selling food items. If you get there after 6:00pm, many of the items are discounted 30 ~ 50%.

Japanese Breakfast at Sukiya

For less than $4.00, you can have great Japanese breakfast at many of the fast food restaurants in Japan. As you can see, there is nothing in this menu that is more than 410 yen. Of cause you can spend $20 ~ $50 at the hotel to have buffet breakfast, but it is fun to go to those fast food restaurant? You pick the item you want, you usually buy a ticket as you enter the restaurant. No tipping.

Japan Fair 2017 in Bellevue, Washington

Uchikura & Co just reserved 10 booths at Japan Fair 2017. If everything works out, there will be 15,000 to 20,000 people attending on July 8, 9 this year. As a part of Uchikura & Co. we are planning to have at least one booth dedicated to ... May be we can do some Japanese costume contest. If you have great idea for this event, please let us know. http://www.japanfairus...

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