Aichi’s unique way to make the area more Muslim-friendly for tourists
Aichi Prefecture has drawn up its 'Vision for Regional Revitalisation Through the Asian Games' for the 20th Asian Games coming up in 2026. Part of this vision, the prefecture held an online exchange session under the theme of Welcoming Muslim Travellers between Aichi University's students and Muslims living in the area, aimed to ensure a comfortable environment for Muslims visiting there. They shared their real-life experiences of how they spent Ramadan in Japan and dealt with food precautions. Later, the students went on a fieldwork in a tourist attraction in...
Muslim-friendly udon: For tourists to enjoy Kagawa’s signature sanuki udon
A Takamatsu (Kagawa)-based company operating udon restaurants, Atton (あっとん), has developed halal udon products that comply with the Islamic law, by avoiding using meat, alcohol-based seasonings and such, to make it easier for anyone visiting from overseas to taste Sanuki Udon*1. With a subsidy by the Kagawa prefecture, they have developed five types of halal-compliant frozen products, including kake-udon*2 and bukkake-udon*3. And they plan to add them to the restaurant's menu in May. *1 Sanuki Udon (讃岐うどん): a traditional udon noodle dish from Kagawa Prefecture, named after the prefecture's old...
Wash out all pores! New gentle halal & vegan scrub cleanser from KEANA BEAUTE
Meishoku Corporation, a member of the Momotani Juntenkan Group, has launched a new Halal-certified and Vegan-certified facial cleanser containing scrubs from its KEANA BEAUTE skincare line, on 1 March. Available at drugstores and other outlets nationwide. Gently cleanses pores with a walnut scrubFormulated with vitamin C (APPS) to tighten pores, papain enzyme to cleanse pores, heart leaf (chameleon plant) to tone the skin, and other sebum-balancing ingredient KEANA BEAUTE is a Japanese skincare line focuses on reducing the appearance of pores with every use.All the products in this line are...
In time for Eid: Get your hands on Japan’s first Muslim-friendly snack box
Your friendly platform for halal resources in Japan— Salam Groovy Japan has started the pre-sale of JAPANeid that brings you a selection of exclusive snacks and halal food, that are also suitable for Muslims, from Japan in a box. Straight from Japan to Worldwide including the Middle East, Europe, Asia, the USA and more. (more…)
Japan’s Lawson convenience store now sells halal food at Nagoya centre
A LAWSON convenience store in the Nagoya Regional Immigration Bureau has started selling halal food products compliant with Islamic precepts in mid-January. The store has also started delivery from February to Muslim detainees at the bureau, and reportedly sales have been booming. Previously, Muslim detainees had expressed the difficulty in accessing halal food. With this new service, not just the detainees, but also other Muslims staying near this area can now get an easier access to halal food. Related Article:Lawson’s first futuristic avatar-staffed convenience store opens in TokyoHalal corner at...
8 Muslim-friendly alternative spots for these famous closed restaurants in Tokyo-Osaka
Salam/Hello Everyone. Have you ever experienced this situation? You finally visited Japan after the pandemic, but the Muslim-friendly service or Halal restaurant is not in operation anymore when you got there. No need to worry since this page will show you the Muslim-friendly/Halal alternatives to these few closed restaurants, so you won't get lost. (^_-) (more…)
Chasing the Blossoms: Discover Japan’s Top 5 Stunning Hanami Destinations
Hanami, or cherry blossom viewing, is a beloved tradition in Japan. During spring, cherry blossoms bloom all over the country, creating beautiful pink and white canopies that draw visitors from around the world. Here are five of the best hanami spots in Japan! (more…)
Muslim-OK cuisine: 3 restaurants in Sendai tested new menus
Sendai City organised a tasting event for new Muslim menus on 4th March at the Restaurant Palinka in Aoba, Sendai, where 60 participants (Muslims included) tried out different menus from three restaurants in the city. (more…)
Halal-certified: Taking Japanese Baumkuchen out to the world, FDI
Kagawa-based confectionery manufacturer FDI has obtained Halal certification for its Baumkuchen, exporting them to the Islamic market. In this interview, hear from founder-president Junji Hara on the details behind their product's features and future prospects. (more…)
Halal food truck is coming to Gotemba Premium Outlet for a special time only
Located at the base of Mt. Fuji, Gotemba Premium Outlet will have an assembly of food trucks offering various gourmet foods to support health-conscious customers, including halal menus on 25–26 March 2023. The food trucks are a part of the event "Wellness Shopping at Gotemba Premium Outlets!" that will be held at the outlet on 25 Mac–31 May 2023 to promote health. Gotemba Premium Outlets is Japan's most popular outlet, receiving lots of love from Muslim and other international tourists as well. Apart from a wide selection of stores and...
Halal Japanese food & wholehearted hospitality for Muslims in Miyajima, Miyajima Yamaichi
Home to the World Heritage Site of Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima in Hiroshima Prefecture is a popular tourist destination known as one of the three most picturesque places in Japan. Miyajima Yamaichi Co., Ltd., which runs a restaurant and ryokan (traditional Japanese inn), provides Halal Japanese food and prayer space for Muslims visiting Miyajima.Let's discover how they came to accommodate Muslims and their future prospects straight from President Teppei Yamamatsu. (more…)
2-Day Muslim-friendly trip in Sendai for cherry-blossom hunting
Located in the Tohoku Region (northeast Japan), Sendai is by far the largest city in the region– where modern comes in harmony with nature –about 90 minutes from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train). As spring is coming, what better way to enjoy Japan in this season than HANAMI (cherry-blossom viewing). Check out this 2-day spring trip in Sendai, featuring scenic cherry-blossom spots like Shiroishigawa-Tsutsumi Hitome Senbonzakura (1,200 cherry blossom trees stretching along an 8km path) or riding a slope car through blooming cherry-blossoms at Funaoka Castle Park. The course also recommends...