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    1. Kaihou Souko: The Massive Japanese Secondhand Warehouse If you like to collect anything, this is your store

      | Mami Suzuki
    2. Huis Ten Bosch, The Dutch Theme Park in Japan Cultural mismatch, a toilet ghost, One Piece, and real actual cheese!

      | Verity Lane
    3. Daienji Temple and its Many Statues Go here to heal your body with gold or get your baby out of hell

      | Mami Suzuki
    4. Kurashiki - The Quiet Birthplace Of Momotaro Quaint buildings, river tours, history, pudding, and jeans

      | Verity Lane
    5. Miyamoto Musashi's Reigando Cave The cave where Japan's greatest swordsman penned his masterpiece

      | Adam Ledford
    6. Tonkatsu Shimizu, Kyoto's Rakugaki Bar Scrawl your woes all over the walls then, drown them in pork and alcohol

      | Mami Suzuki
    7. The Butsudan Altar Drive-Thru As exciting as driving past religious implements can get

      | Mami Suzuki
    8. The Kinugawa Robot Sex Museum Less like robots, more like mannequins

      | Koichi
    9. Hamamatsu JASDF Air Park and Museum Cosplay as an Air Self-Defense Forces pilot

      | Mami Suzuki
    10. Aton Toy Museum: 30,000 Vintage Toys in Nara More Showa-Era toys than you can shake a stick at

      | Mami Suzuki
    11. Tokushima Ramen Festival This ramen's only been around since 1999, and it already has its own festival. That should tell you something.

      | Rich
    12. Nukumori No Mori: The Ghibli-Inspired Fantasy Village Levels of charm (and cake!) like you wouldn't believe

      | Mami Suzuki
    13. Fukagawa Edo Museum Get away from the oppression of weather and go back in time to old Edo

      | Linda Lombardi
    14. Kurokawa Onsen - Where I Go To Relax No matter your level of stress, 24 hot springs should take care of it

      | Verity Lane
    15. Aka Island - Okinawa's Secluded Paradise Japan's most beautiful--and secluded--diving spot

      | Mami Suzuki
    16. Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum Putting the MMmmmmm in MSG

      | Koichi
    17. Kiku-Masamune Sake Brewery and Museum A museum jam-packed with history and traditional Japanese alcohol.

      | Rich
    18. The Kyoto Taiko Center The best place for tourists to pay to play Japan's traditional drums in Japan's traditional city

      | Erin Grace
    19. The Osaka Highway That Lives in a Skyscraper If you've ever wanted to drive your car through a building, this place is for you

      | Mami Suzuki
    20. Neon Blue Curry And The NicoNico Headquarters Cafe wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

      | Koichi
    21. CLAMP COFFEE SARASA - Fresh Roasted Coffee in Kyoto Cozy atmosphere, rustic decor, and bacon cake

      | Mami Suzuki
    22. Nara's Gorgeous Flower-Filled Hasedera Temple Come for the flowers, stay for the eleven-faced deity

      | Mami Suzuki
    23. Riding The World's Shortest Escalator: The Puchicalator The shortest amount of fun we've ever had

      | Koichi
    24. Tokyo's Pop-Up Toy and Candy Shops: Kashiya Yokochou Edoya Relive your childhood or, if you are a child, just live

      | Mami Suzuki
    25. Meguro Gajoen's Million Dollar Toilet Room When you want to know how Scrooge McDuck feels when he urinates. tags: meguro gajoen

      | Mami Suzuki
    26. Mori Otani Pottery Studio Rich with history and hands-on experiences.

      | Rich
    27. SUMO Wrestling at Ryogoku-Kokugikan Sumo wrestling at its finest. The most popular place to see sumo is also the best.

      | Mami Suzuki
    28. Owl Cafe: Fukuro no Mise Yet Another Japanese [Insert Animal Name Here] Cafe

      | Linda Lombardi
    29. Kanzanji - Yet Another Japanese Temple Founded By Kobo Daishi A Temple, A Hole, A Kannon, and a View

      | Koichi
    30. Hamanako Music Box Museum - A Somewhat Magical World Of Automatic Musical Instruments I guess if you really love music boxes...?

      | Koichi
    31. Kuzukiri Lovers Only: Kuzukiri Yamaga Supposedly some really good kuzukiri, if your palate is refined enough

      | Mami Suzuki
    32. Shunkado Unagi Pie Factory - Have Your Pie and Get Eel With it, Too Who ever thought that eel cookies could be so good?

      | Koichi
    33. Suzuhiro Kamaboko, The Fish Cake Museum Delicious fish pressed into a long cake

      | Shoko
    34. Yakushima: Shiratani Unsuikyo The Forest that inspired Princess Mononoke

      | Shoko
    35. Toei Uzumasa Eigamura – Samurai & Ninja Park Get stabbed by a real life samurai actor

      | Mami Suzuki
    36. Sannai-Maruyama Jomon Historical Site What Japan was like, a long, long time ago

      | Koichi
    37. Fujiko F. Fujio Doraemon Museum Please, come on in to my doko demo door.

      | Shoko
    38. Aomori Museum Of Modern Art Here to see the big dog

      | Koichi
    39. The Sea Urchin, Squid Ink, & Natto Ice Cream Of Kita No Aisu Ya San, Otaru Sea urchin & squid ice cream, anyone?

      | Koichi
    40. Fresh Egg Vending Machine Straight from the chicken's butt to a machine to your mouth

      | Mami Suzuki
    41. TanKuma - Raw Egg On Rice Restaurant Eat some delicious tamago-kake-gohan and then poop in a bear

      | Mami Suzuki
    42. Me Me Me Cafe - A Taste of Portland, In Tokyo A Cafe, by a Japanese man

      | Koichi