Now it gets easier to work in Japan for foreigners!

Ever dream about working in Japan? Well, now is your time to shine, because Japan just launched a new simpler visa track for foreign workers. Japan is looking for highly skilled foreign workers for advanced academic research, advanced specialized/technical activities and advanced business and management activities. Moreover, it'll be easier to acquire the permanent residency. Find out more in the link below about this new visa track! Also See:Japan to end COVID-19 border controls on tourists from 8 MayHalal Japanese food & wholehearted hospitality for Muslims in Miyajima, Miyajima Yamaichi

This halal pocket pizza is loaded with cheese! (in Ikebukuro)

MAD CHEFs, a take-out shop specializing in pocket pizza will open a new store branch at 11am on Saturday, 22 April 2023 in Ikebukuro. To commemorate the opening of MAD CHEs, they'll offer their signature pocket pizza only for JPY42 for the first 200 meals! Pocket pizza paratha is a comfort food that's popular in India and Nepal. Ingredients such as cheese and fish are baked inside a thin bread called paratha. MAD CHEF s uses carefully selected halal ingredients for the various dishes served in the restaurant. Each bite...

Best cherry blossom spots to visit before the cherry blossom’s gone for good

The season of cherry-blossom viewing is ending soon! But don't be disheartened. There are still a few places where the sky is still decorated with beautiful pink cherry blossoms until May. Yep that's right folks, even in May you can still go cherry blossom viewing in Japan. Find out more in the link below and don't forget to bring some foods and drinks to enjoy! Also See:Strawberry-picking: TOP 5 ranking of the most popular spots in JapanGet halal curry at Haneda Airport’s new one-stop entertainment complex

Halal, affordable, hearty! Taste authentic Japanese tempura bowl at Ginza Itsuki (Tokyo)

Japan has always been known for its unique and delicious cuisine. And 'tendon' (天丼) is one of the food that many are dying to try in Japan. Although a few restaurants has closed down during the pandemic, this doesn't mean there are no halal/Muslim-friendly restaurants anymore. Well, here's a halal restaurant in the middle of Ginza where you can enjoy halal tendon and tempura 'Ginza Itsuki'. (more…)

Gorgeous sunset! Capture your reflection on Chichibugahama Beach (Kagawa)

Located in the western part of Kagawa Prefecture facing the Seto Inland Sea, Chichibugahama Beach is well-known to have one of the most beautiful sunsets in Japan. This shallow, sandy beach stretches for 1km, attracting many visitors every summer where they can take spectacular natural mirror photos like in Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia. If you want to take photos here, it is recommended to take one 30 minutes before or after the sunset. Find out more below. Also See:Revered soy sauce firm on the quest to make Muslim-friendly range, Kamada Soy...

Japan to end COVID-19 border controls on tourists from 8 May

Currently, all entrants must present certification of three COVID-19 doses or a negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours of departure to enter Japan. However, Japan will end the current border control measures on international travellers on 8 May as COVID-19 will be downgraded to the same category as a common disease (like influenza), in the country's major shift toward normalizing social and economic activities. This new framework will be subjected to travellers arriving at five major airports: Narita, Haneda, Chubu, Kansai and Fukuoka. Click the link to find out...

Ninja Cafe Asakusa serves ‘shuriken’ you can eat with halal options

If you're a ninja fan, you need to check out this ninja-themed cafe "NINJA Cafe ASAKUSA" with hands-on entertainment in Asakusa that turns you into a ninja dressed in all that ninja gear. Customers can enjoy a hearty meal including a ninja curry with a shuriken (small star-shaped throwing blade)-shaped rice. The restaurant also provides vegetarian, vegan, and halal meals for those with diet restrictions. Find out more in the link (Eng) below. Also See:Must-Visit Tokyo 1-Day Itinerary: 6 Recommended Places for You

Gather around gamers! A six-storey Bandai Namco arcade just opened in Akihabara

Bandai Namco just opened its first gaming center, and it's massive! Filled to the brim with fun much-beloved entertainment from the famous video game company, Bandai Namco, this'll be a sweet tourist spot for all gamers and anime-lovers. Aside from games, this six-storey arcade also has a complete collection of gachapon (toy-capsule machine), an open area to play card games, and so much more. The Namco arcade is located in Akihabara and will be crowded by otakus alike for sure!

Fostering Muslim-inclusive attractions to attract tourists, Ichihara DMO

In Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture, the Ichihara DMO (Tourism Region Development Corporation: Ichihara City Tourism Association) is taking the lead in attracting tourists and improving the environment to accommodate them, especially Muslims. Discover from Executive Director Masaomi Ikeda what drew the city to focus on Muslims and what the future holds. (more…)

Our Muslim-friendly Japanese snack packs now available at halal restaurant MATSURI

Ramadan Kareem Everyone! It's your Muslimah Admin Iman here. And I have some great news to share with you today. Our assorted Muslim-friendly Japanese snack packs are finally available at the famous halal restaurant MATSURI in Osaka. You can enjoy them on-the-road, or give them to your friends, colleagues and families as souvenirs. (more…)

Asia’s first! The new Harry Potter Studio Park to open in Tokyo in June 2023

Harry Potter fans rejoice! The new Harry Potter theme park "Warner Bros Studio Tour Tokyo– Making of Harry Potter –" will open on 16 June 2023 on the old site of Toshimaen theme park in Nerima-ku, Tokyo. This park will be the first of its kind opened outside Britain. Photo: ’Wizarding World' and all related names, characters and indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. – Wizarding World publishing rights © J.K. Rowling via Warner Bros Studio Tour Tokyo This walk-through entertainment facility takes visitors on a...

Travel in comfort with TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide 2023-2024

As a way of accommodating travellers with diverse cultures and customs, the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB) have published TOKYO MUSLIM Travelers’ Guide, showing places to eat, pray, shop and stay that are ready to host Muslim travellers, so they can spend a comfortable time in Tokyo. It even includes useful Japanese phrases travellers can use in their trip. Japan Halal Business Association (JHBA) has been supervising this guidebook for three years in a row. And travellers can find more shops in this new edition. Download from the link...