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Art Aquarium Retells an Old Japanese Tradition in a New Way

Jul 30, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Anyone with a penchant for Japanese history and a love of Japanese artistry will recognize the Japanese Goldfish, “Kingyo,” as...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo Tower is ‘Lit’ all Summer Long!

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Tokyo Tower may have become Tokyo’s second tallest tower thanks to the new SkyTree in Sumida Ward stealing the title...[ Click to read more ]

Light up the Beach at the Enoshima Toro Lantern Festival

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The area to the southwest of Tokyo proper located in Kanagawa Prefecture called Shonan, is known for being a longtime...[ Click to read more ]

Summer Cruises on Tokyo Bay

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

What’s better than attending one of Japan’s summer festivals? Cruising Tokyo Bay while sipping cocktails in your summer yukata! So...[ Click to read more ]

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Why is Hawaiian Food so Popular in Japan?

Jul 26, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

There are places one can go to in Japan where it will seem you’ve stepped through Doraemon’s Dokodemo Door and...[ Click to read more ]

Asakusa Samba Carnival in Tokyo

Jul 26, 2019 By Ray Proper

If you are looking for a lively and colorful way to draw your summer to a close there is no...[ Click to read more ]

A Driving Obsession – Where to Play Golf in Hiroshima

Jul 22, 2019 By Hugh Cann

In 1903 a group of British expatriates established the first golf club in Japan, in Kobe. In 1913, the Tokyo...[ Click to read more ]

Kure City – Historic Charm on Hiroshima’s Seto Inland Sea

Jul 22, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Kure on the Seto Inland Sea approximately 45 minutes by train from Hiroshima is a city steeped in the historic...[ Click to read more ]

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Teppanyaki in Hiroshima: Showy and Sizzlingly Tasty

Jul 22, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Teppanyaki is a post–World War II-style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food. The word teppanyaki...[ Click to read more ]