Blog Posts - Japan



Hotei Osaka Gay Bar for Older Set

ほてい 大阪The bar at gay Hotei, Shin-Sekai, OaakaDo you feel annoyed, envious, or just generally bitter when you go into a gay bar and everyone is so painfully young to your “mature” eyes? Is the music too loud, the scene too, well, scene...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 29, 2016

World’s biggest pension fund posts historic loss

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has posted a huge loss of $52 billion for April to June.Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) – the world’s biggest pension fund – has posted a huge loss of $52 billion for...

60th Koenji Awa-Odori - young energy on Tokyo's streets

東京高円寺阿波踊り2016年 Koenji in Tokyo's Suginami ward is one of Tokyo's most youthful districts, so it makes sense that one of Tokyo's most energetic traditional-style dance festivals, the Tokyo Koenji Awa-Odori, happens here eve...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 28, 2016

4 Cute Office & School Supplies You Should Buy in Japan

In Japan you will be amazed by the huge selection of school supplies. One time I visited a book store and was looking for a mechanical pencil. To my surprise there is a big space intended for all mechanical pencils, another for you know, traditional...

Japanese Government Plans Cyber Attack Institute

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Stack: The government of Japan will create an institute to train employees to counter cyber attacks. The institute, which will be operational early next year, will focus on preventing cyber attacks on elec...
by Remote Network on Aug 27, 2016

Japan News This Week 28 August 2016

今週の日本Driver in Japan Playing Pokémon Go Kills Pedestrian New York TimesWho said Japan's politicians were boring? BBCJapanese City Takes Community Approach To Dealing With Dementia NPRFrom Rio 2016 to Tokyo 2020: Olympic drama moves on Gu...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 27, 2016

35th Asakusa Samba Carnival Contest: Exuberance on the Streets of Tokyo

浅草サンバカーニバルPartytime! A float at the 35th Asakusa Samba Carnival, Asakusa, Tokyo, 2016Easygoing, fun-loving, downtown Asakusa is one of Tokyo's most colorful areas even on an ordinary day - but positively dazzles at the end of Augu...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 27, 2016

El actual Campeón Peso Completo IWGP de New Japan Pro Wrestling, Kazuchika Okada en Backstage de SummerSlam 2016

By * Ortiz Jesús*, 26 de agosto 2016El actual Campeón Peso Completo IWGP de la empresa New Japan Pro Wrestling, Kazuchika Okada, estuvo presente tras bambalinas en el evento SummerSlam 2016.Así lo reportó Mike Johnson del port...

Shukaen Bonsai Museum Tokyo

Shukaen Bonsai Museum Tokyo...
by Masbadar Tumblr on Aug 26, 2016

Japan and Kenya Set to Sign Investment Promotion Agreement

As part of efforts to boost economic growth and strengthen bilateral ties, the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Kenya will on August 28, 2016, sign an agreement for the promotion and protection of Investment between both cou...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 26, 2016

Dandelion Chocolate Japan in Kuramae Tokyo: transforming the neighborhood

ダンデライオン・チョコレート・ジャパン 蔵前Dandelion Chocolate is a boutique chocolate confectionery that began life in San Francisco in 2010. In February 2016, it opened a store - a factory with cafe - in the Kuramae district of...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 21, 2016

Japan News This Week 21 August 2016

今週の日本The Numbers Behind Japan’s Sputtering Economy New York TimesChina ‘builds pier for warships’ near disputed Diaoyu IslandsSouth China Morning PostRio Olympics 2016: Japan win first ever badminton gold medal BBCOnly a cruel despot...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 20, 2016

from Dr.Takashi Shimada!! (Email Leak)

Hello,Thank you for the connection, My name is Dr.Takashi Shimada (Executive Director) American Medical Devices and Diagnostics Manufacturer's(AMDD)(Japan),Our company wish to travel to South Africa for the purchase of a raw material called (Crystal...
by Scam on Aug 18, 2016

Stephen D. Miller: The Wind from Vulture Peak (Book Review)

In his 2013 monograph, The Wind from Vulture Peak: The Buddhification of Japanese Waka in the Heian Period, Stephen D. Miller takes readers on a cordial walk through a transition in Japan’s flourishing Heian period (794-1185), when poetry of the im...

Bucket List Destination: Osaka, Japan

Located in the Kansai area of Japan, Osaka is the third largest city in the land of the rising sun. It is and has always been an important commercial and industrial center which serves western Japan as well as the rest of the country. Osaka is not on...
by Traveller Soul on Aug 15, 2016

Japan Diaries 2016, KYOTO Day 1: Tatami Experience, Kiyumizu Dera, Gion & Geishas

Hello, again! Here's another installment from my Japan Diaries. So excited to share with you our brief yet sweet & extremely memorable stay in Kyoto or Old Japan.I think it's my favorite among the 3 places we've been in. This place is filled with...
by Drowning Equilibriums on Aug 14, 2016

Interview with Yours Truly

Rachel Cordasco of the website Speculative Fiction in Translation, interviewed me about my translation of Japanese author Yusaku Kitano’s science fiction masterpiece, Mr. Turtle. Click the cover below to read!

ANIME VS. REAL LIFE

I’m not sure if you guys noticed in my previous posts, but I am a nerd. I’m a nerd and have no shame! Regardless of my interest in makeup, beauty and fashion, I also have interest in other kind of stuff, like Anime, comic books and movies...
by Inbar Gold on Aug 13, 2016

Japan News This Week 14 August 2016

今週の日本Mountain Day becomes Japan's newest public holiday BBCJapan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule CNNJapan’s disaster-hit regions look to ‘Pokemon Go’ to draw tourists Japan TimesBanned from working, asylum see...
by Japan Visitor on Aug 13, 2016

[series][clip] From Stephe’s desk: Rain 비 TV performances that made me wanna shout! (#8)

What: The 2005 Hallyu (Korean Wave) All Star Summit. This event marked the 40th anniversary of the normalization of Korean/Japanese diplomatic ties, and encompassed two concerts starring top South Korean singers and actors. 24,000+ fans attended. Whe...
by Cloud USA on Aug 10, 2016


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