Press Release


【Japan Travel】Cultural Search Now Available for Inbound Visitors

Search for cultural themes such as anime and seasonal scenery on the Japan Travel by NAVITIME app

Tokyo, Japan -- November 16, 2023 - NAVITIME JAPAN has released a new search feature on their Japan Travel by NAVITIME smartphone app, which targets inbound visitors to Japan. The feature allows users to search for spots associated with culture and seasonal scenery, such as spots which appear in popular animation ("anime"), and places with beautiful autumn foliage.


Japan Travel by NAVITIME provides how-to guides, travel articles, and other information regarding traveling and sightseeing in Japan.

The new culture search will allow users to search for spots in currently four themes: autumn foliage, anime, cherry blossoms (sakura), and fireworks.
Searches can be refined based on details, such as the number of fireworks; night viewing light-up; and dates. Cherry blossom and foliage searches include real-time information, regarding the progression of the bloom/coloring. Anime can be searched by each work.

Featured articles are available in Chinese (simplified and traditional), English, and Korean.


About "Japan Travel by NAVITIME" App
Service Japan Travel by NAVITIME
Languages English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese (13 languages)
Features Door-to-door route search, spot search (free Wi-Fi, baggage drop-off, etc.), sightseeing articles, trip planning, model plans, hotel and activity reservations
Fee  Free (premium paid features: voice navigation, detour route search, ranking of popular sightseeing articles)
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NAVITIME JAPAN Co., Ltd. was founded on March 1, 2000 by the current CEO and President Keisuke Onishi, PhD. The company is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and is the leading provider of navigation technology and services, offering solutions such as navigation services and apps for both individual and corporate customers.

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