Feb 1, 2007
The Tenryo area of Hita - where culture and tradition survive in a historical setting. Welcome to the colorful world of hina dolls.
In Italy, his family operates a fashion business, so despite an eduction in ceramics and art, it's no big surprise to see Claudio running his own shop here inside Fukuoka's most pr...
Jan 1, 2007
Shayne is an English teacher living and working in Fukuoka, but his passion is art. Despite studying film at university, Shayne has gravitated toward audio art since arriving in Ja...
Jan 1, 2007
Food & Drinks
Picture a two-story renovated Japanese house nestled down a narrow lane in Daimyo with no signs to mark it and only your trusty Fukuoka Now map to show you the way.
Lying on the old Buzen road, the streets of Yamaga retain much of their appearance from days gone by. This town, also famous for its onsen, is enveloped in a magical aura by the li...
The tenth is the day of the Seidai Festival for Ebisu, god of prosperity, and of fishermen, at the Toka-ebisu Shrine
It's not that often I get angry; it takes a lot to push me over the edge...
by Matt Benyon
Dec 1, 2006
Christmas in Japan instantly brings to mind that well-known urban myth of Santa's crucifixion. The general consensus is that it occurred shortly after World War II, and that the pe...
A self-proclaimed “sonic adventurer”, Warren’s earliest musical memories come from church singing. His father played guitar and his brother, trumpet; Warren plays both—and he sings...
00Fukuoka City used to be divided into two districts along the Nakagawa (river); the eastern merchant district of Hakata and the western town, Fukuoka.