Volcano erupts on Kuchinoerabu Island in Kagoshima Prefecture

A volcano has erupted on Kuchinoerabu Island in Japan's southwest prefecture of Kogashima at 9.59 am local time. The Japanese Meteorological Agency raised the alert level to 5, in which islanders n...

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Shimokitazawa Area | Japan National Tourism Organization

Shimokitazawa, commonly called "Shimokita," is on the western side of Tokyo, and although just a small town, it is very popular among young people. In questionnaire surveys about where yo...

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Five Unique Japanese Goods to Warm You Up This Winter - Savvy Tokyo

As Tokyo temperatures continue to drop, I always remember the words of an old Russian friend of mine who once told me, "Russia's winter makes your body ache, but winters in Japan always feel c...

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Mini Karaoke Player

This mini karaoke player is one of the new arrivals in electronic stores of Akihabara. Users can connect this gadget to a smartphone and use it to enjoy karaoke anywhere, anytime. The player comes ...

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Japan Preparing to Test-Fly MHI-Built Stealth Jet

Japan Preparing to Test-Fly MHI-Built Stealth Jet (Source: The Japan Times; published Dec 3, 2015) Like China, South Korea and Turkey, Japan is looking at stealth fighters, and should fly the Mitsu...

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Two Traditional Japanese Crafts Come Together to Create the Beautiful Haori Cup

Japan is home to some of the most historic and visually stunning craft work, with different parts of the country boasting their own local, home-grown design. But when two of these traditions come...

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THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2015

THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR started in 2009; the first book fair in Japan to specialize in art publications.

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What to see: A guide to the 2015 Japanese Film Festival

THOSE interested in all things sushi, samurai and sakura can expect to find all this and more in the full program for the 2015Japanese Film Festival in Melbourne! Trinh Le offers his handy guide fo...

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The Coolest Japanese Pokemon Plush!

Are you a master of the Pokéverse? Looking for the latest in Japan-exclusive, limited-edition merchandise to add to your shrine of Pokémerch? Whether you're a Pokémaster who wants to "catch 'e...

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Oki Sato: the James Bond of Design

Oki Sato, founder and lead designer at Nendo

As we noted in our round-up of Japanese design at this year’s Milano Salone, Nendo is showcasing all the products they designed in the last 1 year. ...

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