Tokyo braces for gang war after biggest yakuza syndicate splinters

Finding a mob hangout in Tokyo requires little more than a telephone book. The city's richest crime group has an office tucked off the back streets of the Ginza shopping district. A brass nameplate...

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Sweet Dreams for Bibliophiles: Tokyo Is Getting a Bookshop Hotel

Tokyo is finally getting a bookshop where you can fall asleep in without being scolded. In September of 2015 book nerd dreams of falling asleep in bookshops will come true with the opening of BOO...

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Boat rides - Where In Tokyo

where in tokyo Boat rides

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Quiksilver Japan Develops Business Suit Wetsuits For the Board Room or the Beach
the True Wetsuit is a business suit and wetsuit

You’ve heard of Cool Biz right? The Japanese government’s initiative to conserve energy by encouraging their labor force to dress down? Well meet...

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The Story of Tanabata

This Story of Tanabata post written by Efrot Weiss. She is a long-term resident of Japan, and intercultural trainer and coach. On July 7th celebrate Tanabata with your family. The story is about lo...

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Bring Some Style to Lunch: Beautiful Wood Bento Boxes from Japantique - Lunch Gear

When it comes to a stylish lunch, the Japanese art of bento reigns supreme. We showed you some clever and playful bento arrangements yesterday, but today I want to just talk about the boxes. Tradit...

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JAL Guide to Japan - Ride a Jinrikisha

A brand new guide for your next unforgettable trip to Japan!

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You Can Now Build Your Own ASIMO

Honda has released a paper-model of ASIMO so that kids and robot enthusiasts can try building one on their own.

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How to Plan a Cycling Trip in Japan

It probably comes as no surprise that Japan is a nation of cyclists. Everyone competes for sidewalk space with commuters and tourists in every major city.

But take the cycles off the sidewalk and ...

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A New Preschool in Japan Designed to Accumulate Large Puddles When it Rains
the courtyard of the new Dai-Ichi Preschool in Kumamoto | photos courtesy Hibino Sekkei

What is it about puddles of water that makes kids want to jump right into them with all their might? It’s...

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