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Jun 29, 2022Now Reports
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Kazariyama Guide 2022
Hakata Gion Yamakasa is a traditional festival in Fukuoka with a history of more than 770 years, held from July 1 to 15 every year, and the most popular early summer event...
Jun 28, 2022Now Reports
Momochi Now – Yamakasa in Momochi
Hakata wouldn’t be Hakata without Yamakasa! In Hakata, the word nobosemon is used to refer to someone who gets totally absorbed in something. In June and July, the city is filled w...
Jun 20, 2022Now Reports
Fukuoka Public Pool Guide 2022
Fukuoka is dotted with municipal swimming pools open to the public. Their indoor pools are ideal for swims even on rainy days with the temperature perfectly adjusted throughout the...
Jun 7, 2022Now Reports
Dual Citizenship and Naturalization
On June 2, a woman residing in Fukuoka Prefecture who had acquired American citizenship while practicing law in the U.S. took legal action asking the Japanese government to confirm...
May 31, 2022Now Reports
Tokoin Temple: Once a Treasure Trove of Cultural Assets
Tokoin Temple is said to have been built in 806 by Saicho (aka Dengyo Daishi). Originally a Tendai temple where Saicho preached, it became a Zen temple for a time before becoming a...
May 27, 2022Now Reports
Momochi Now – Celebrate Father’s Day in Momochi!
Father's Day in 2022 is Sunday, June 19. Like Mother's Day, Father's Day is a holiday that originated in the United States with the idea that if there is a day to honor mothers, th...
May 10, 2022Now Reports
Japanese Yen Depreciation and Foreign Direct Investment in Japan
The yen is depreciating in the foreign exchange market. In the past, it was said that the yen should be bought in times of contingency or crisis, but it seems that the crisis in Uk...
Apr 28, 2022Now Reports
Western-style architecture in Nishijin that conveys the spirit of education
Seinan Gakuin was founded in 1916 by American Baptist missionary C.K. Dozier. The Seinan Gakuin University Museum (Dozier Memorial Hall) is an invaluable piece of Western architect...
Apr 26, 2022Now Reports
Momochi Now – Golden Week Special 2022
Seaside Momochi is a 2.5km-long beach stretching from east to west, where iconic facilities such as Fukuoka Tower, the Fukuoka Dome, and international resort hotels are concentrate...
Apr 19, 2022Now Reports
LaLaport Fukuoka Grand Opening on April 25!
Kyushu’s newest large-scale shopping, entertainment, education, and athletic complex, LaLaport Fukuoka, opens to the public on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 10:00. It became the 17th ...