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Tokyo’s Five Teams of Summer: Baseball in Kanto

Mar 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Japan is a modern-day mecca of sports having hosted several tournaments in the past and being the hosts of the...[ Click to read more ]

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Let’s Tour: Tokyo’s Koenji

Mar 27, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

Situated on the JR Chuo Line about 15 minutes west of Shinjuku station and just west of Nakano, Koenji is...[ Click to read more ]

Hiroshima Concert Venues

Mar 26, 2019 By Matt Mangham

Several times a year, someone will say to me that they miss live music. And while they may really mean...[ Click to read more ]

Art Museums around Hiroshima

Mar 26, 2019 By Matt Mangham

I wrote elsewhere this month about where to look for live music in Hiroshima. Now let’s talk a little about...[ Click to read more ]

International Festival of Extreme Sports

Mar 26, 2019 By Matt Mangham

For three days in April, downtown Hiroshima will take on a new vibe as crowds of breakdancers, freestyle BMX riders,...[ Click to read more ]

Nagoya Baseball – The Chunichi Dragons

Mar 26, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When you think of Japanese sports, there is a good chance that a martial art comes to mind. However, if...[ Click to read more ]

Planning Your Visit to a Sumo-Beya

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Attending a match at a sumo tournament is just one way to experience real-life sumo. Another is to visit a...[ Click to read more ]

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Good Places to Meet Expats in Kobe

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

With around 44,000 foreign nationals living in the city, Kobe has a sizeable expat community that includes many Americans and...[ Click to read more ]

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Interesting Facts About Kansai

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

The second most populous region of Japan after Kanto, Kansai has been a historically important part of the country with...[ Click to read more ]

Great Bars in Kobe

Mar 22, 2019 By Justin Hanus

Kobe has a vibrant nightlife and bar scene that while perhaps not being as busy or diverse as nearby Osaka,...[ Click to read more ]

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