Designing Early Education: The Architectural Work of Youji no Shiro
some recent examples of early education facilities designed by Youji no Shiro | click to enlarge

If you wanted great sushi you wouldn’t go to a diner, right? You would go to a sushi shop. And i...

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Interview with Chiptune Musician TORIENA

The Game Boy has become a popular musical instrument in recent years. Many DJs use its internal sound chip to make music. But few use it like TORIENA.

She started making music on her Game Boy (als...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 11 months ago | 1 comment


The Taming of the Shroom: The Umamitastic World of Japanese Mushrooms

Mushrooms are an essential ingredient in Japanese cuisine, and there are so many varieties to choose from. Hopefully this guide will make things a bit easier on you. It will tell you what a mushr...

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The Daily Life of a Housewife in Japan

Here on Tofugu, we talk about all kinds of different people in Japanese society. The politician, the salaryman, the artist, the musician. But seldom do we focus on a large section of the Japanese p...

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Erica, the 'most beautiful and intelligent' android, leads Japan's robot revolution

Erica enjoys the theatre and animated films, would like to visit south-east Asia, and believes her ideal partner is a man with whom she can chat easily. She is less forthcoming, however, when asked...

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Ping Cars Vol.12: Cruising Tokyo with Akiba Cart

Many people were surprised when Mario made an appearance in a marketing campaign for Mercedes Benz. But actually there is a way to enjoy driving the streets of Tokyo like you are playing Mario Kart...

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Your chance to win a Japanese Noodle Set!

Everyone loves noodles!! Or not..?

Somen, Ramen, Soba, Udon… Japan has a variety of noodle dishes.

However, noodles are more considered as a snack than a real meal. You can find different sor...

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National Yo-Yo contest

Yo-yo's are still popular among Japanese kids, and not only kids. This post covers the annual Yo-yo contest of 2015.

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Shops in Akihabara: The Weirdest Shops in Tokyo you can't Miss! | Meetrip

Discover authentic local culture with Meetrip locals who can show you the wonders of their hometown, far beyond what any guidebook or tour package can show you.

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A Guide: Computer Shopping in Japan + PC Shop Review

Note: This post ended up waaay longer than intended, but I've bolded and highlighted important sections to make it easier to scroll through the entire file. Bless your soul if you read through this...

posted by  Yubi | 1 year, 11 months ago | 0 comments

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