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Feb 4, 2022Now Reports
Experience the tradition and culture of Yame on an overnight trip
Yame is one of Japan's leading producers of high-quality tea. With a population of about 60,000 people, Yame, which is about an hour away from Hakata...
Jan 31, 2022Now Reports
Fukuoka’s Beautiful Multi Glass
Multi glass, which has been designated as a traditional handicraft by Fukuoka Prefecture, is a relatively new specialty craft, having only been designated in 1988. The glass is mad...
Jan 13, 2022Now Reports
Exploring Itoshima’s Fishing Villages – Uotabi Tour #3
Winter in Itoshima is when the seafood is the tastiest!Many kinds of seafood are landed in Itoshima throughout the year, but as the water temperature begins to drop and the fish tr...
Jan 7, 2022Now Reports
What is RCEP?
On 1 January 2022, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) took effect in Japan. Below I’ll introduce RCEP, explaining the idea behind the free trade agreements in g...
Dec 23, 2021Now Reports
Noh Theater: The Embodiment of the Japanese Aesthetic
The traditional Japanese performing arts of Noh and Kyogen are registered as intangible cultural heritage elements by UNESCO. Noh theatre has a long history, and it is believed to ...
Dec 22, 2021Now Reports
New 24.8-meter High Gundam Statue Unveiled at LaLaport Fukuoka
On December 22, the head of the newest full-sized Gundam statue was attached to the third full-scale Gundam statue in Japan and first in Japan. Fukuoka Now attended the installatio...
Dec 21, 2021Now Reports
Momochi Now – Seaside Momochi Winter Illuminations
Fukuoka Tower, which catches the sun's light and creates infinite expressions depending on the time and weather, with the magnificently ship-shaped Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk and the ...
Dec 14, 2021Now Reports
Thailand and Japan WOW! Photo Contest
As we continue to look forward to the day when we can travel freely again, here’s a fun campaign we thought you might enjoy. “Thailand and Japan WOW! Photo Contest” #thailandjapanw...
Dec 8, 2021Now Reports
Marijuana Law Reform in Japan
Japan's Cannabis Control Act will likely be reformed in Spring next year. Although the contents of the revision are to be decided in the Diet, we know what is likely to be changed ...
Dec 3, 2021Now Reports
Fukuoka International School: Celebrating 50 Years
From humble beginnings to a well-established international school with a vibrant and diverse community, Fukuoka International School is proud to be celebrating its 50th anniversary...