The land of the rising sun is a place of vast juxtaposition. It’s a country where you will find some of the world’s most conservative people participating in some of the most outlandish activities.
It’s this odd mash-up of tradition and modernisation that makes Japan a truly unique destination for explorers seeking an assault on the senses. Beyond the facade of salary men and neon lights, you’ll discover a country which has long-hidden traditions alongside the general encounters of ‘WTF-ery’ around every corner.
This is Japan, taken via the off beaten path. From the cuteness of cat island to the coolness of ninja school, these are eight of the craziest things to do in Japan.