Japan welcomes its first-ever halal-oriented beauty salon "Halal Snova", introduced by the long-standing "Snova" salon in Ginza. The establishment employs Halal-certified cosmetics and beauty products to provide a beauty experience that aligns with Halal regulations. The salon uses Halal-certified beauty serums, ensuring the utmost safety for Muslim clients. Located near the Tokyo Camii Mosque in Setagaya-ku, this Halal beauty salon offers a unique and tailored beauty experience for the growing Muslim community in Japan.
In conjunction with the Fukuoka-hosted World Swimming Championships, Fukuoka City created a "Fukuoka Vegan, Vegetarian, and Halal-friendly Map", which was distributed at locations like the JR Hakata Station square in the Hakata district. (more…)
Amidst the increasing number of foreign tourists visiting Japan, eftax, a Japanese IT company, has launched "HaloDish", a mobile search service app for Muslims in Japan on 13 October. Users can find Halal restaurants and mosques, considering not only location and operating hours but also Halal menu information and ingredient processing details. The app addresses the challenges Muslims face in Japan, such as reading food labels and finding suitable places for daily prayers. With a focus on customization, HaloDish allows users to set their dietary preferences. This service aims to...
Located in the heart of Tokyo, Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo stands amidst a vast garden resembling a forest. Find out about the garden's charm from Ms. Shimamura (from its marketing group) and the offerings like Kaiseki cuisines for Muslims from Mr. Suita (from its restaurant Ryotei Kinsui). (more…)
Located in the maritime city of Rokko Island, Hotel Plaza Kobe is an urban resort hotel offering delightful dining experiences and beautiful vistas. We recently discovered that the hotel is making strides in accommodating Muslim guests and sat down with them for a chat. (more…)
In this interview, we spoke to the President of HI-partners Inc., Hiroshi Tsujimura, which runs Ninja-Do: a popular group among foreign tourists for its ninja-samurai shows and ninja experience in Osaka.Many foreign tourists associate Japan with 'ninja', but with so many competitors, what makes this group different from the rest? (more…)
KAMBE Co., Ltd., a venerable tatami material supplier with a history spanning over a century, has ventured into developing prayer mats for Muslims, a first in the Japanese tatami industry. These mats have even been selected as prayer accessories for the Osaka Expo 2025. Let's delve into their journey behind this creation and their future outlook. (more…)
"Hotel Yugaf Inn Okinawa" has obtained Muslim-friendly certification from the NPO Nippon Asia Halal Association (NAHA)*1. Let's hear from a rep of the Public Relations Division of MAEDASANGYO HOTELS (the operator of this hotel), Nagawa, about the hotel's attractions and services for Muslims. (more…)
The creative Japanese restaurant 'Gonpachi' is renowned for being the backdrop of the 'izakaya summit' between former Prime Minister Koizumi and ex-US President Bush, as well as a setting in the movie 'Kill Bill'. It's a well-known establishment frequented by international celebrities. Let's hear from Head Chef Oshima, and Abe from Ads and PR (Marketing) of GLOBAL-DINING, INC. about the popular menus among Muslims and the restaurant's unique features. (more…)
As international tourism bounces back, Nagano City is making strides to ensure all visitors, including Muslims, Vegans and Vegetarians, enjoy a rich culinary experience. (more…)
UNCHI Co., Ltd.'s "Human Beings Everybody Noodles (人類みな麺類)" in Osaka, known as the city's NO.1 ramen restaurant, is introducing a weekly changing menu– from Shio (salt) to Shoyu (soy sauce) ramen –starting in August. They are also offering Halal-certified ramen to cater to Muslim customers. As part of their concept of "Providing Noodles to Humanity", they strive to accommodate people with dietary restrictions, so they obtained Halal certification in July for the halal ramen they developed. The Halal ramen features a piece of chicken chashu cooked at a low temperature...
Yamaguchi-based TOFU MEAT Corporation took over a long-established local tofu manufacturer and developed a ground-breaking meat alternative, TOFU MEAT. It was certified Halal last year.Let's hear from President Hideo Murakami about how TOFU MEAT differs from standard soy meat and what it has to offer, along with the company's future prospects. (more…)