1. Browse articles about Japan

Our articles are organized by category and region for you to be able to easily browse the information on a certain topic or region you’re interested in. You can also use the search box and look for the information by keywords from the whole website.

Additionally, once you become a member, you can…

  1. [Bookmark] the articles to view them again easily from your account;
  2. [Like] the articles and [Share] them on [facebook] and [twitter];
  3. [Subscribe] to the category to receive a notice email every time a new article is posted in the category;
  4. [Follow] other members who liked the same article as you, and be followed by other members.

2. Become a member (Registration – Login)

Login to fully enjoy GetAroundJapan! There are three ways to login on GetAroundJapan.

  1. Social Login: Use facebook or twitter account.
  2. CDJapan Login: Use CDJapan account.
  3. Register your email address and create a new account.
How to create a new account
  1. Go to [Login] from the menu.
  2. Click on [Create a new account] under “Sign up for GetAroundJapan”.
  3. Enter [Username] and [E-mail address], check GetAroundJapan Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy, and click on [I agree, send me email].
  4. An email with a subject “Account details for [username] at” will be sent to the registered email address.
  5. Click on the link on the email to complete the registration.
    *1). The link is valid for only for 24 hours and can only be used once. It will not be valid from the second time.
    *2). If you don’t receive the email, please check the spam/junk folder.
  6. Fill in the the required fields and complete registration.
If you couldn’t complete registration or left the page before completing…
  1. Go to [Login] from the menu.
  2. Click on [Forgot your password].
  3. Enter the [Username] or [E-mail address] that you wish to continue registering and click [Send].
  4. An email with a subject “Replacement login information for [username] at GetAroundJapan” will be sent to the email address.
  5. Click on the link on the email, fill in the required fields, and complete registration.

3. Newsletter and New content notice email


Members can subscribe to e-newsletter from GetAroundJapan. The newsletter will contain selected latest information helpful for visitors to Japan.

New Content Notice email

Members can subscribe to each category or region to receive a notice email every time a new content is posted. Click on [Subscribe to this category] button shown at the bottom of each category page.

To unsubscribe from above, click on [Unsubscribe] from your account.

4. Forum

If there is anything you don't know or are worried about before visiting Japan, post questions on our Forum. The members who have experience of visiting Japan will help you by responding to your post. You can also help other members by replying to the questions posted by other members.

How to post a question
  1. Select the category or region that matches the topic of your post.
  2. Click on [Post a question] button from the top page of each category or region, enter the question and post.
  3. You can edit or delete the comments from your account but not the question post.

5. Regions

From north to south, the prefectures in each regions are as below.

  • [All]: All regions
  • [Hokkaido]: Hokkaido
  • [Tohoku]: Aomori, Iwate, Akita, Miyagi, Yamagata, Fukushima
  • [Kanto]: Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa
  • [Hokuriku]: Nigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Mie
  • [Kansai]: Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama
  • [Chugoku]: Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi
  • [Shikoku]: Kagawa, Ehime, Tokushima, Kochi
  • [Kyushu]: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima
  • [Okinawa] and other islands: Okinawa

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