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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 […]

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 […]

Modern Japan, News

Ginza Tanaka Jewelry Store Displays Gold Model of Mount Fuji

Ginza Tanaka Jewelry Store Displays Gold Model of Mount Fuji

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A staff posed for a photograph with Mount Fuji made by pure gold that was started to […]

Features, Food, Japan Daily Life, Modern Japan

A Look into Tsukiji Fish Market

A Look into Tsukiji Fish Market

Tokyo, Japan – The bustling Tsukiji Market, officially called Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, is the largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. Although best known for its […]

Modern Japan, News, Traditional Japan

New Kabukiza Theater Illuminated

New Kabukiza Theater Illuminated

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – The new Kabukiza Theater is illuminated in Tokyo’s Ginza district on Friday, February 22, 2013. (Photo by […]