Aug 1, 2008Now Reports
As a young boy, Sean loved to read comics, and by the age of twelve he decided to become a comic book writer. Sean now lives in Kumamoto where he is currently working on his twelft...
Overseas tourists are visiting Fukuoka in increasing numbers every year. Fukuoka Airport now has 17 regularly scheduled international routes with 316 flights a week.
Summer in Japan is horribly hot, especially here in Fukuoka, and if you're thinking about how to get away from the heat consider heading to the hills. This month I'll introduce an ...
Jul 1, 2008Now Reports
The Shudan Yamamise (Group Festival Float Display), which starts every year at 3:30 pm on July 13, is the only event in which the floats for the Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival are m...
Strolling through Tenjin wearing a polo shirt, jeans and a cap, no one would know that this young man is one of the fastest running humans – ever.
Jun 1, 2008Now Reports
Which is Fukuoka's most beautiful street? If local residents were asked that question, more than half would likely answer Keyaki-dori in Akasaka.
Summer is almost here and so our search for chill food begins. This month we asked two exchange students from Iceland, Hjördís Birna Hjartardóttir and Fanney Frímannsdóttir to tast...
Valentina is a professional instructor of Arabian dance, and her performances literally light up the room!
May 1, 2008Now Reports
Fukuoka Now's Guide to Four Fine Fortresses in Kyushu.
Fukuoka residents don’t think twice about it, but there are actually two names for Fukuoka City. The locals don’t seem to make a clear distinction between the names Fukuoka and Hak...