Mar 1, 2011
Nishitetsu operated streetcars—onomatopoetically dubbed chinchin densha by the locals—in Fukuoka City from March 1910 until 1979.
Feb 1, 2011
In Japan, traditional New Year’s games for children included kite flying, hanetsuki (a Japanese version of badminton), and top spinning.
On an average night in a Fukuoka live house, it’s not common to see many foreigners in the crowd, let alone on the bill.
American cartoonist Lars Martinson has a long history with Japan, having lived here as a high school exchange student, a JET Programme assistant English teacher, and a calligraphy ...
Jan 24, 2011
Food & Drinks
Dissatisfied with the few Mexican-style diners in town, Sugiyama-san (Su-san to his amigos) moved to Mexico City for two years to master authentic Mexican cuisine. Now back in Fuku...
Jan 1, 2011
Few people know of the Miyoto Ebisu Festival, at the Kushida-jinja Shintp shrine in December.
Basketball has found new legs in Japan. The sport’s recent growth in popularity has been carried by the Basketball Japan League (BJ League)
On a Tuesday night between 8 and 8:30 pm, you may have found yourself moving to some smooth Latin tunes played on Love FM radio (76.1 MHz). For the past 13 years, the person behind...
Dec 1, 2010
I had been interested in shochu since I first ventured out to a little izakaya in a dark backstreet of Chikushino one muggy night in September.
Jean-Christophe, originally from Joinville Le Pont, France, has lived in Japan for ten years and has been pastry chef and owner of Aux Delices in Yakuin for six.