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Tunnel of Light, Kiyotsu Gorge

Kiyotsu Gorge is one of the three biggest valleys in Japan along with the Kurobe Gorge (Toyama Prefecture) and the Osugidani Gorge (Mie Prefecture). Known for its visually striking igneous rock formations created by a volcanic eruption around 16 million years ago, Kiyotsu Gorge was registered on the list of National Places of Beauty and Natural Monuments in April 1941, and officially became the Joshin-etsu Kogen National Park in September 1949. (more…)

Kyoto Arashiyama “Yoshiya” Halal Japanese meal

Kyoto Arashiyama's restaurant "Yoshiya" has acquired halal certification from the Kyoto Halal Council* for Sharia and Halal Affairs, and cooks based on Islamic teachings to serve Muslim-friendly dishes. All of the ingredients used in its dishes have been approved by the halal council. A space for wudu and Japanese-style prayer room also available. Please see the link below for detailed facility information. *Kyoto Halal Council: partners with Japan Muslim Association (Tokyo) and Japan Islamic Trust (Otsuka Masjid in Tokyo), both of which are certifying bodies founded as religious institutions. Its members in the Sharia and Halal Affairs include Muslim experts in Islamic law and Imam.

Spicy Food Network (Akihabara) in Tokyo

Used computers and smartphones are displayed near the entrance to Spicy Food Network in Akihabara, Tokyo. At first glance, there is no sign of food being sold. However, once inside the store, you will find a convenience store-like array of halal foods, including spices, frozen meats, dates, grains, samosas, and sweets. It is a small store, but you can buy halal food from many different countries.For more information about the store, please see the link below.

What are the future entry restrictions to Japan?

On August 25th, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will change the conditions for a negative certificate of COVID-19, which is required when entering Japan, from 00:00 on September 7th. Announced that travelers from overseas will not have to submit a negative certificate at the time of entry if they have completed the third vaccination. In addition, travel agencies and others have pointed out that tourists who prefer to travel on their own are a factor in avoiding trips to Japan, as there is a low degree of freedom of action on tours with a tour conductor. It is a policy to allow entry even if there is no tour conductor for tours that are limited to with.For more information, please see the link below.

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Tunnel of Light, Kiyotsu Gorge

Kiyotsu Gorge is one of the three biggest valleys in Japan along with the Kurobe Gorge (Toyama Prefecture) and the Osugidani Gorge (Mie Prefecture). Known for its visually striking igneous rock formations created by a volcanic eruption around 16 million years ago, Kiyotsu Gorge was registered on the list of National Places of Beauty and Natural Monuments in April 1941, and officially became the Joshin-etsu Kogen National Park in September 1949. (more…)

Kyoto Arashiyama “Yoshiya” Halal Japanese meal

Kyoto Arashiyama's restaurant "Yoshiya" has acquired halal certification from the Kyoto Halal Council* for Sharia and Halal Affairs, and cooks based on Islamic teachings to serve Muslim-friendly dishes. All of the ingredients used in its dishes have been approved by the halal council. A space for wudu and Japanese-style prayer room also available. Please see the link below for detailed facility information. *Kyoto Halal Council: partners with Japan Muslim Association (Tokyo) and Japan Islamic Trust (Otsuka Masjid in Tokyo), both of which are certifying bodies founded as religious institutions. Its...

Halal pore care item – “KEANA BEAUTE”

There is growing awareness of the global environment and health, especially among young people, and interest in cosmetics suitable for this age of diversity is also increasing. Meishoku cosmetics have achieved halal-certified formulations, non-use of animal-derived ingredients, and non-animal testing as formulations in line with these changing times. The product to be released this time is the skin care series “Kana Beaute” which is close to pore concerns and the needs of generations. For detailed product information, please see the link below. Related Article:Halal-certified beauty line to debut by Japan’s...

Grand Opening 55Kitchen specializing in halal and Asian ingredients

On September 11, 2022, Healse Co., Ltd. opened the Asian food specialty store "55Kitchen Kawagoe" in Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture. In this shop, ingredients, seasonings, beverages, sweets, and handmade side dishes purchased from various Asian countries are lined up, as well as Korean cosmetics, halal ingredients, cooking utensils, and other Asian products that are difficult to get in Japan. Starting with the opening of the first store in Kawagoe, the company plans to open stores in Tokyo by the end of the year and is aiming to open 100 stores...