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Nippon News – 2013 in Pictures

Nippon News – 2013 in Pictures

Features, Traditional Japan

Japanese Cherish Sweet Memory of Penny Candies

Japanese Cherish Sweet Memory of Penny Candies

In a small hideout-like store, there are more than 100 kinds of candies. In Japan, you often see children rushing into Dagashiya, a penny candy store, after school. Dagashi, penny […]

Features, Modern Japan

Japanese People Like “Power Spots”

Japanese People Like “Power Spots”

In Japan, there are places that attract attention with their special power. Such places are called power spots because they bring “Goriyaku”, in others words benefit and grace to those […]

Other Sports, Sports

Le Tour Visits Japan

Le Tour Visits Japan

(Click on the image above to see gallery) Marcel Kittel battles with a high school sumo wrestler as members of Le Tour de France visit a Saitama High School Sumo […]

Features, Modern Japan

New Possibilities in Sport Prosthetics

New Possibilities in Sport Prosthetics

In the summer of 2012, the Paralympic games were held in London, spotlighting sports for people with special needs. Shunji Yamanaka, a professor of the faculty of Policy Management Keio […]