Stephane Camus

On Wednesday, April 12 Fukuoka Now attended the launch event for Ikkyu Tea, a Fukuoka-based company founded in March 2016 with the sole aim of selling Kyushu green tea and promotin... Read More

May 2017 Fukuoka Now

Japanese national holidays including Showa Day, Constitution Memorial Day, Greenery Day and Children’s Day are all lumped near the first week of May and for many it’s truly a Golde... Read More

Come See the New and Improved Marine World Uminonakamichi

Marine World Uminonakamichi, the only aquarium in Fukuoka Prefecture, reopened on Apr. 12 after undergoing renovations. Previously, the aquarium showcased fish and other ocean life... Read More

Ippudo Stand – Some Sake with your Ramen?

Ippudo is back in Tenjin – and it’s got a new flavor. Devotees of the brand’s trademark ramen needn’t worry: the revamped Nishi-dori branch still serves steaming bowls of Shiromaru... Read More

Explore Fukuoka & Beyond!

However long you have in Fukuoka, it’s easy to get a feel for the city and explore further afield. Here are some suggestions for inside and outside Fukuoka City. Ship’s Garden Jutt... Read More
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April 2017 Fukuoka Now

By the time you read this the city’s parks should be turning pink with the color of cherry blossoms. On the cover of this month’s magazine is a shot taken from the ruins of Fukuoka... Read More

Hakata Elementary School: Open to the Community

Created by the merger of four schools in the Hakata area (Reisen, Naraya, Gokusho, and Ohama), Hakata Elementary School has garnered nationwide attention for its unique architectur... Read More

This Month in Fukuoka: April 2017

Welcome to Fukuoka Now! Since 1998 our team of local experts have been introducing the best of Fukuoka to the world. Here are our This Month picks for the month of March, featuring... Read More

Taiwo Tejumola

Taiwo Tejumola is a Systems Engineer operating out of KyuTech. More specifically, he is helping to build nextgen satellites whilst also heading up a program to encourage space expl... Read More

Jose Cruz

Jose Cruz is an entrepreneur, aerospace engineer and co-founder of ComQuest Ventures, which specializes in drone design, building and consulting. The company is based in Itoshima, ... Read More
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