Gone Nippon Launches

Gone Nippon is a developing web community to casually share our relationship with Japan

Commentaries Section Launched

The commentaries section is available at the launch of Gone Nippon. Come and see Japan through the eyes of foreigners living there.

Photos Section Launched

Along with the commentaries section, the photos section is available at the launch of Gone Nippon. Share your photographs of Japan with the world

Latest Commentaries

One of the most famous places to celebrate the cherry blossoms is in Ueno in Tokyo.  I went right at the peak of the season and enjoyed a walk under the trees.
One of the most famous places to celebrate the cherry blossoms is in Ueno in Tokyo. I went right at the peak of the season and enjoyed a walk under the trees.

Cherry Blossom Viewing

Just How do the Japanese Celebrate this Beautiful Natural Event?


Every year, many Japanese stroll through a park or sit down under a sakura tree for food and drinks with friends.

Don\'t ask me what exactly everything means or where it comes from, the most important point is to have a good time and represent your neightborhood.
Don\'t ask me what exactly everything means or where it comes from, the most important point is to have a good time and represent your neightborhood.

A Summer In Japan

From Festivals to Cold Udon, Summer in Japan is a Unique and Great Season


You are likely to come across plenty of friendly people if you decide to give Mt. Fuji a climb.
You are likely to come across plenty of friendly people if you decide to give Mt. Fuji a climb.

Mt. Fuji

My Climb to the Top of Japan


My first summer in Japan, I scaled Mt. Fuji with a friend.