The inspiration behind the villain’s hideout in the 2012 Bond film Skyfall, Gunkanjima is an eerie time capsule of Japan’s industrial age.
A wild — yet dying — tradition. Catch these dance performances before they're gone.
A unique Fukuoka spectacle.
Welcome to Japan’s first poop museum.
A bewitching natural underworld, hidden at the tip of Aomori.
Get up close and personal with Okinawa’s most dangerous snake.
Feeling hot, hot, hot.
The mummified remains of an 18th-century monk resides in this peaceful rural temple.
When the timing is just right, glimpse a heart-shaped vision created by sunlight at this magical cave.
Kink, weirdos and wonder at Osaka’s most otherworldly bar.
Scantily clad men in an epic battle.