Learn 50 Japanese Words in One Day to Use at Tokyo Disneyland

While visiting any foreign country it's always a great idea to learn a few words to use during your visit. Locals appreciate the effort when hearing someone attempting to speak their native languag...

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Papa’s Maze 1 & 2 (Limited Time Set)

It’s been exactly 1 year since we released Papa’s Maze 2.0. To commemorate, we’re offering both the original (1.0) and the newer version (2.0) for a special price this week only!

In 1983 Mr. Nom...

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Three dead, more than 800 taken to hospital amid heat wave | The Japan Times

At least three elderly people died and more than 800 people, including four schoolchildren, were taken to the hospital Tuesday, apparently suffering from heat stroke or heat exhaustion, as the Japa...

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Chappie: the human shaped graphic design system is now an app
the chappie app allows you to configure your chappie avatar

What is graphic design? We often think of it in the form of advertisements, books or magazines. But AIGA (American Institute of Graph...

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la kagu: an Old Book Warehouse in Tokyo Renovated Into a Multipurpose Space
photos by Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo courtesy kkaa | click to enlarge
the old book warehouse

The Shinchosha publishing company has maintained a warehouse in the Kagurazaka neighborhood of...

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Sculptures of Kids Made From Books to Bring Librarians Back Into Libraries
all photos courtesy Miharu Matsunaga | click to enlarge

We carry our childhood books with us to adulthood: the morals, the lessons, the values. In fact, “books shape who we are” has become a co...

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Be dazzled by Tokyo's illumination displays www.gotokyo.org

Dazzling illuminations are a signature winter sight in Tokyo / Illuminations in the clear winter air of Tokyo are majestic and romantic. Walking along an avenue lined with brightly decorated trees ...

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Japanese Lacquer Ware nihon-ichiban.com

Japanese Craft using Lacquer Real Japanese lacquer is an organic substance made from the sap of the urushi tree (Rhus verniciflua). The sap is collected by scratching the tree and it then is refine...

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Kumu: A New Gallery in Tokyo To Showcase Craftsmanship From Around Japan www.spoon-tamago.com

Kumu (written ??, in Japanese) means to connect or unite. And it’s the name of Noriko Konuma’s new gallery space nestled in the Bakurocho neighborhood Northeast of central Tokyo. True to their name...

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Hatsune Miku iDoll is singing, dancing mini robot www.japantrends.com

Regular readers will recall the iDoll, a mini robotic doll prototype by Hakuhodo and Yukai Engineering. In another effort to promote the prototype and expand its commercial prospects, the designers...

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