Bamboo Forest in Kyoto, Japan
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9 Principles of Japanese Art and Culture
There are 9 basic principles that underlie Japanese art and culture. They will help you to see Japan in a new light.
Favorite Photos of 2009
I have picked my favorite photos that I took in 2009. It took a while to go through the many photos taken in the year. I might have missed a few. Let me know if your favorite is missing from the list.
At McDonald's in Japan, French Fries Are Causing All Sorts...
This October, McDonald's Japan has been running a special sale: all French fry sizes are ¥150 per order. So ordering large sized fries, which are usually much more expensive, is now a bargain.
'Cat Island' is a feline's purrfect paradise
This small island off the coast of Japan is home to more cats than people.
In Focus: How to use "Furoshiki" [MOE]
Hamarikyu is a public garden in Tokyo that is within waking distance of Shinbashi or Hamamatscho Station on the Yamanote Line. Inside the gardens you can enjoy a green tea ceremony for a fee of 500 yen. The garden has many different types of birds an...
Mojibakeru kanji-animal transformers
Japanese toy giant Bandai is set to release a series of nifty kanji figures that transform into the shapes of the animals they represent. The shape-shifting critters, called ( means "character" and means "to change"), come in six varieties -- 犬 (do...