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Shin-Okubo Tokyo’s Koreatown

Shin-Okubo Tokyo’s Koreatown

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Pedestrians are seen in front of Shin-Okubo Station in downtown Tokyo, October, 26, 2014. Shin-Okubo, Tokyo’s Koreatown […]

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Design Festa Vol.39

Design Festa Vol.39

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Hand-made monsters are on display at the Design Festa in Tokyo on Sunday, May 18, 2014. The […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]