Monthly Archives: October 2015

Gift-giving made easy! The most popular omiyage bought in Japan, station by station

Gift-giving made easy! The most popular omiyage bought in Japan, station by station

Gift-giving made easy! The most popular omiyage bought in Japan, station by station Believe it or not, train stations are one of the best places to buy gifts in Japan….

Why does Japan love Halloween so much, and is it celebrating the holiday the right way?

Why does Japan love Halloween so much, and is it celebrating the holiday the right way?

Why does Japan love Halloween so much, and is it celebrating the holiday the right way? As we’ve seen, Japan is really psyched about Halloween. The holiday has been steadily…

Japan tops gymnastics qualifying to book Rio ticket

Japan tops gymnastics qualifying to book Rio ticket

Japan tops gymnastics qualifying to book Rio ticket GLASGOW — Defending men’s all-around champion Kohei Uchimura powered Japan ahead of arch rivals China to lead qualifying and book their ticket…

New Japanese commercial captures high school life with amazing blackboard chalk art animation

New Japanese commercial captures high school life with amazing blackboard chalk art animation

New Japanese commercial captures high school life with amazing blackboard chalk art animation   For students all around the world, the day of a big test is one of the…

This electric circuit masking tape will make you never want to go back to the old stuff

This electric circuit masking tape will make you never want to go back to the old stuff

This electric circuit masking tape will make you never want to go back to the old stuff Are you tired of using plain old cream-colored masking tape for your masking…

Meetings and more meetings: Foreigners list the pros and cons of working at a Japanese company

Meetings and more meetings: Foreigners list the pros and cons of working at a Japanese company

Meetings and more meetings: Foreigners list the pros and cons of working at a Japanese company , as the population ages and many older workers reach retirement age with fewer…

Looking for some new Japanese music? Virtual boy band Eight of Triangle is about to blow up

Looking for some new Japanese music? Virtual boy band Eight of Triangle is about to blow up

Looking for some new Japanese music? Virtual boy band Eight of Triangle is about to blow up One of the oddest and yet most popular idols in Japan is the…

Japanese climber Kuriki to return to Mount Everest next autumn

Japanese climber Kuriki to return to Mount Everest next autumn

Japanese climber Kuriki to return to Mount Everest next autumn KATHMANDU – Japan’s Nobukazu Kuriki, who attempted to climb Mount Everest twice this season, despite having lost nine fingers to…