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After beginning in India and travelling through China, Zen became well known across Japan in the Kamakura period. Although Zen was originally intended as a way to help one find one’s true self, in …
After beginning in India and travelling through China, Zen became well known across Japan in the Kamakura period. Although Zen …
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Powerful Messages from Tohoku Artist. It has now been almost six years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck in March 11, 2011. Artists living in the affected Tohoku area have responded to the M9 earthquake, …
Powerful Messages from Tohoku Artist. It has now been almost six years since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck …
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The agricultural gadget “SenSprout,” which made a splash at SXSW 2015, has been developed by a Japanese startup after an Indiegogo campaign that’s reached its funding goal of $10,000. SenSprout monitors water content in soil with …
The agricultural gadget “SenSprout,” which made a splash at SXSW 2015, has been developed by a Japanese startup after an Indiegogo …
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Hidden in Akihabara backstreets, tuber-themed retailer sells vintage games from every generation in “gotcha-gotcha” floor plan. If you’re not looking up you won’t see it. Spiral south and back up out of the “…
Hidden in Akihabara backstreets, tuber-themed retailer sells vintage games from every generation in “gotcha-gotcha” floor plan. If you’re not …
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Nightscape expert and coordinator Motoo Marumaru brings us the top 30 nightscape locations from across Japan. From city/industrial lights to castles, these are some of the most beautiful nightscapes you’ll see in Japan. $$!ad_…
Nightscape expert and coordinator Motoo Marumaru brings us the top 30 nightscape locations from across Japan. From city/industrial lights to …
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Do you know what sumo is? On one level, of course you do. It’s that sport where fat wrestlers push each other around a circular ring, with their hair tied in samurai topknots and …
Do you know what sumo is? On one level, of course you do. It’s that sport where fat wrestlers …
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The term "bento" (the honorific term is "obento") covers a wide variety of neatly packed meals. They range from elaborate meals presented in beautiful boxes at high end restaurants costing thousands …
The term "bento" (the honorific term is "obento") covers a wide variety of neatly packed meals. …
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The Ghibli Museum, brought to you by Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli is loved the world over for its mesmerizing, award-winning animated feature films. The lineup includes Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, …
The Ghibli Museum, brought to you by Studio Ghibli and director Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli is loved the world over …
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The latest Star Wars movie might have featured a strong, female protagonist, but let’s not forget about the franchise’s other heroes: the robots. There’s the funny C-3PO, the clever R2-D2, …
The latest Star Wars movie might have featured a strong, female protagonist, but let’s not forget about the franchise’…
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An 8-Bit Composer in Nintendo’s Homeland. Game Boy. Over 25 years have passed since the groundbreaking handheld console sent out its first cries from Nintendo HQ in Kyoto. Today, its great-grandson the 3DS has enthralled …
An 8-Bit Composer in Nintendo’s Homeland. Game Boy. Over 25 years have passed since the groundbreaking handheld console sent out …
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