What is Surugaya? Surugaya is a top Japanese retailer offering a wealth of games, books, DVDs, CDs, trading cards, figures, collectibles, and much more. They stock both new and pre-owned products sourced from across Japan, meaning it is one of the … [Read more...] about Surugaya Shopping Guide: How to buy from Surugaya
What is Rakuma? Established in 2012, Rakuma (then known as “Fril”, which is still used in the URL) was Japan’s first mobile marketplace app, focusing on fashion and beauty. Mercari may be the biggest name in the Japanese smartphone marketplace … [Read more...] about Rakuma (Fril) Shopping Guide: How to buy from Rakuma
After months of browsing the Internet, you finally hunt down that special (and rare) figurine that you’ve been tracking for months.But when you finally receive that special figurine in the mail, you realize that it isn’t quite as special as you … [Read more...] about Bootleg Figures Found Out! How to Avoid Fake Figures
If coming from Western countries, Japanese clothing sizes can be perplexing. While a girl may usually wear a size small in the U.S. (a size 4/UK size 8), in Japan they wear a large! And “one-size” (as in one-size-fits-all) almost never fits a Western … [Read more...] about Japanese Clothing and Shoe Sizing Guide: Important for Online shopping
Before the Internet, buying video games was simple. You saw what your local shop had in stock and chose a game from that selection and that was it. But now thanks to the internet, we hear of games from other countries that you would’ve never seen in … [Read more...] about Importing Japanese Video Games for PlayStation Consoles and more!
Gunpla is a satisfying and quickly addictive hobby but can be overwhelming to anyone trying to get started. FROM JAPAN is here to give you a closer look at the popular series that make up the huge selection of Gundam model kits. … [Read more...] about Why Is Gunpla So Addictive?