About Outdoor Japan

“Outdoor Japan is the leading resource for adventure travel in Japan in any language”
—Outside Magazine (The Land of the Rising Fun, 2006)

Outdoor Japan has been the leading resource for adventure travel, off-the-beaten path travel and outdoor fun in Japan since 2000.

Outdoor Japan Online is a comprehensive resource for readers to get the most out of their time in Japan, whether they are first time visitors, business travelers or have made Japan their home and are looking to explore local areas and new destinations.

Outdoor Japan’s Traveler magazine (formerly Outdoor Japan Magazine) is a seasonal, full-color magazine that has been sharing the different shades of this beautiful country in each, distinct colorful season since 2005. Our readers love to travel and each issue also features some exciting destinations throughout the Asia-Pacific Region with a network of writers, photographers and contributors that have made Japan and the region their home.

Each issue is distributed free throughout Japan and places where travelers and Japanese residents meet, as well as overseas with selected airlines and through the Japan National Tourist Offices in Japan and around the world. All of our our content – plus additional content – can be found on our website and promoted through our social media, reaching a global audience interested in exploring this diverse country where “Every season is a new adventure.”

Outdoor Japan also focuses on video production focused on travel, adventure travel, Nature and the outdoors in Japan. We’ve worked on global television production for NHK, TV series with Nitro Circus, branded content for a variety of outdoor brands we work with, but our specialty is agile, exciting and original video for national, regional and local tourism destinations as well as smaller outdoor operators, tour guides and places to stay throughout Japan. Find out more on our Japan Destination Marketing page.

We welcome feedback from readers, inquiries from contributors and businesses interested in reaching our audience here in Japan and worldwide. Contact us and tell us your story!