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A prankster comes to Okinawa

Apr 9, 2014 | No Comments | 495 views
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Giving seasonings a new meaning

Apr 5, 2014 | No Comments | 783 views
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In Other News

Apr 2, 2014 | No Comments | 118 views
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Learn these secret characters

Apr 2, 2014 | No Comments | 845 views
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What are nail art trends for the season?

Apr 2, 2014 | No Comments | 259 views
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Language mistakes Japanese women find cute

Mar 29, 2014 | No Comments | 1,020 views
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Q & A

A former Navy SEAL brings his tale of survival full circle

Mar 20, 2014 | No Comments | 828 views
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Network to get the most out of your wardrobe

Mar 20, 2014 | No Comments | 1,219 views
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The first rule is...

Mar 20, 2014 | No Comments | 141 views
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Artistic director of the Yokohama Theatre Group

Mar 19, 2014 | No Comments | 1,873 views
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Your questions answered

Mar 19, 2014 | No Comments | 294 views
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What Japanese office workers hate to hear from rookies

Mar 19, 2014 | No Comments | 284 views
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First edition of our new advice column

Mar 17, 2014 | No Comments | 533 views
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For the sakura season

Mar 5, 2014 | No Comments | 1,321 views
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Hayfever season is in full swing  and your nose and eyes feel like they are on fire. But aren’t you getting bored with those ordinary white surgical masks? Here to help set you apart is Pico Mask (¥680), an online store offering fashionable alternatives. Not only are they available in floral, polka dot and black ...

Mar 5, 2014 | No Comments | 161 views
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Ink-friendly gyms and such

Feb 20, 2014 | No Comments | 2,350 views
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All sorts of vintage goodies in Ginza

Feb 20, 2014 | No Comments | 343 views
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Hurry up and improve your Japanese already

Feb 18, 2014 | No Comments | 576 views
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Pencil cases for the sushi crowd

Feb 18, 2014 | No Comments | 214 views
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Stupid people warned not to act stupid

Feb 17, 2014 | No Comments | 432 views
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Get a new font face

Feb 17, 2014 | No Comments | 275 views
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Mark Valentine's Day with a candle at home or hundreds in Ebisu

Feb 7, 2014 | No Comments | 1,207 views
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Japanese take to the net to share their triumphs, defeats and screw ups on February 14 of years past

Feb 5, 2014 | One Comment | 277 views
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English game puts your work-life balance to the test

Feb 5, 2014 | One Comment | 400 views
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Cafe-inspired floral arrangements

Feb 5, 2014 | No Comments | 213 views
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Intensive class allows you to bring Japanese painting out of the museum and into your home

Jan 23, 2014 | No Comments | 1,806 views
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Two traditional Japanese arts in one product

Jan 22, 2014 | No Comments | 318 views
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Get your kids into the beat

Jan 22, 2014 | No Comments | 327 views
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Add fun to your skin care routine

Jan 22, 2014 | No Comments | 324 views
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A business card case with character

Jan 22, 2014 | No Comments | 298 views
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Pocket warmers that look good enough to eat

Jan 11, 2014 | No Comments | 1,855 views
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Give those faded jeans a new look

Jan 10, 2014 | No Comments | 1,578 views
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So much fun your kids won't realize it's educational

Jan 9, 2014 | No Comments | 706 views
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Give your home a touch of Japanese flavor

Jan 7, 2014 | No Comments | 499 views
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Who are the most popular athletes in Japan? The fans cast their vote

Jan 7, 2014 | No Comments | 499 views
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Q & A

The author talks about his second home town of Yokohama and his love of trains

Dec 30, 2013 | 19 Comments | 3,241 views
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What your first dream of the year tells you

Dec 20, 2013 | No Comments | 2,991 views
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The most popular names for babies

Dec 19, 2013 | No Comments | 2,228 views
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The Japanese phrases that shaped 2013

Dec 19, 2013 | One Comment | 664 views
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A game for the holidays that seems a bit fishy

Dec 18, 2013 | No Comments | 478 views
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Japanese mags weigh in on the key players of 2013

Dec 18, 2013 | No Comments | 597 views
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A fun, slightly naughty guide for the new year

Dec 18, 2013 | No Comments | 1,108 views
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Make your New Year's cards stand out, literally

Dec 18, 2013 | No Comments | 509 views
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Handmade, artisanal presents from America to Japan

Dec 13, 2013 | One Comment | 2,044 views
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Educational toys have never been so fun

Dec 11, 2013 | No Comments | 1,674 views
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Unique handmade jewelry

Dec 10, 2013 | No Comments | 1,455 views
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Give the gift of wisedom

Dec 9, 2013 | No Comments | 344 views
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Decorations to help the environment and add holiday cheer.

Dec 6, 2013 | No Comments | 871 views
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Traditional Christmas goodies from Europe come to town

Dec 5, 2013 | No Comments | 1,531 views
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Finnish designed smartphone cases hit Japan and we have freebies

Nov 29, 2013 | No Comments | 1,255 views
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