Yamatonadeshio offers a wide variety of "furoshiki" wrapping cloths. (Mariko Nakamura)
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Historic float from Edo Period makes 'comeback' at Gion Festival
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Spectators marvel at a float featuring lit lanterns and listen to musical accompaniment during the Gion Festival in Kyoto’s Nakagyo Ward on July 21. (Noboru Tomura)
Kyoto’s month-long Gion Festival approaches climactic finale
KYOTO--Excitement is building as the month-long Gion Festival, one of the nation’s most celebrated festivals, prepares over the next few days to revive a tradition for the first time in 49 years.
Rare color images of Kyoto's Gion Festival digitized for research
Geisha in western suburb of Tokyo now part of local scenery
Hokkaido's ice palace draws a flurry of 'Frozen' fans
Takeru Sato, who plays protagonist Kenshin Himura, and actress Emi Takei pose with mascot Kumamon during shooting for "Rurouni Kenshin" in Yamaga, Kumamoto Prefecture, in August 2013. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
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Jump SQ is publishing a two-part manga spin-off of "Rurouni Kenshin" to celebrate the summer release of a two-part sequel to the live-action feature film adaptation of the romantic Meiji Era (1868-1912) swordsman fantasy.
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From “My Man” ((c) 2014 "My Man" Film Partners)
ONE TAKE ON JAPANESE CINEMA: Two provocative new films go to...
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Curry-flavored stir-fry of goya and chicken, front, and sweet pickled goya (Photo by Katsumi Oyama)
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