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May 1, 2007
One of the most exciting carnivals in Japan, Hakata Donkatu, has its own theme song called “Bonchikawaiya.” Where exactly did it come from and who discovered this tune?
Apr 1, 2007
Seven years ago, when this wet-behind-the-ears Frenchman arrived in Tokyo as a student, he couldn't have predicted he would later become a radio and TV talent in Fukuoka.
100th Issue Special. A Historical Overview.
Mar 1, 2007
As a member of an Indian family that values traditional music and dance, Nupur discovered the joy of dancing at a young age, and it remained her passion ever since. Growing up, she...
I was happy to see the January election of comedian Sonomanma Higashi as the new governor of Miyazaki...
by P. Sean Bramble
To tell you the truth, I'm not a big fan of brewed alcohol, despite the fact that I have trained myself to enjoy the odd glass of wine. I prefer distilled drinks, but I'll take thi...
Light is the theme of this early spring festival, as the hot spring city of Beppu is illuminated with all the colors of the spectrum.
Feb 1, 2007
Dazaifu Tenmangu is widely known as the perfect place for students to pray for success in exams, but did you know that it is also famous for a legendary plum blossom called tobiume...
One of the great advantages of life in Japan is the safety we come to take for granted...
The Tenryo area of Hita - where culture and tradition survive in a historical setting. Welcome to the colorful world of hina dolls.