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Is Tokyo The World’s Most Livable City?

Over 13 million people (30 million including the surrounding areas) people can't be wrong! Ask any Tokyoite what their favourite city in Japan is...

Taking a Nap in Tokyo’s Nap Cafes

Did you know that taking a nap during the day is good for you? Apparently (according to researchers), a quick Power Nap can do...

Big in Japan (Nagoya) – Adam Demby

Hey folks, this Month's installment of Big in Japan features a truly uniquely eclectic drummer from New Jersey in the US. I met Adam many...
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On Shaky Ground

I still remember it very clearly... I was sitting in my apartment, working on the computer, when I felt a gentle swaying. I thought...

Deck The Halls with…lots of Kentucky Fried Chicken???

The days are getting shorter, the temperatures cooler, and the decorations brighter. Yep, it's Christmas time again, and people all over the world are...

What happened to the Japanese love of nature?

There is a common image that Japanese people love nature. In some ways that is clearly true, thankfully. However, in various...
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Crafting a Revolution

Although sake might be the first alcoholic drink that comes to mind when you think about Japan, beer has been the most popular alcoholic...

How to refer to your spouse in Japanese

What you call your spouse in private is your own business, but how you refer to them in public can be a more complicated...
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Chris Evans’ Directorial Debut Becomes Available In Japan

Known mostly for his portrayal of Captain America (which is breaking box office records with "Civil War" right now), Chris Evans has fought his...

French Nationals in Japan Dealing with Recent Tragedy

Being away from your family, friends, and loved ones is never easy.  It's especially difficult if you live in a country with a culture that's...

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