(Illustration by Mitsuaki Kojima)
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Late autumn wind giving scarecrow my old winter jacket
KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Kaori-maru incense balls are as pleasant to the ...
Mummies, mystical creatures welcome visitors to 'yokai' exhibition
ASAHI HAIKUIST SPECIAL/ Former minister Arima finds support for...
Shiba-chan, wearing a T-shirt with a fire-prevention message, stands at his owner's tobacco stand in Koganei, western Tokyo, earlier this month. (Provided by Koganei Fire Station)
Popularity goes global for Tokyo dog who greets customers at...
A pet dog that has charmed customers at a tobacco stand in a western Tokyo neighborhood for years now has fans across the globe and a role in a fire-prevention campaign.
STROLLING AROUND TSUKIJI MARKET: Festival gives birth to future...
PHOTO: Kyoto's Kiyomizudera temple shows off its fine fall colors...
PHOTO: USJ Christmas tree lit up with 360,000 lights for the...
Shunji Iwai (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: Shunji Iwai's animated prequel to 'Hana & Alice' to...
Shunji Iwai, an internationally acclaimed film director known for "Love Letter" and "Swallowtail Butterfly," is bringing an animated prequel to his "Hana & Alice."
ANIME NEWS: New 'Macross Delta' series, singer auditions announced
ANIME NEWS: Ikebukuro Halloween Cosplay Festival draws 10,000...
ANIME NEWS: Constantin Film plans ‘Resident Evil’ TV series
Visitors to the Tokushima city woodworking hall view some of the movie posters featuring the late Ken Takakura. (Yu Fujinami)
Poster exhibition honoring Ken Takakura opens in Tokushima
TOKUSHIMA--An exhibition of Ken Takakura movie posters spanning a 30-year period opened here to honor the Japanese film giant who died on Nov. 10 at the age of 83.
Dates set for sequel on Fukushima community ripped apart by...
ONE TAKE ON JAPANESE CINEMA: Cinematic culture out of focus at...
Anime giant Miyazaki receives honorary Oscar for lifetime of work
Spiedino, an Italian-style skewer-grilled dish (Photo by Katsumi Oyama)
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Skewer-grilled yellowtail in fancy Italian...
Spiedino is an Italian style, skewer-grilled dish that uses herbs and spices. Chef Kuniaki Arima, who specializes in Italian cuisine, introduces a way to enjoy yellowtail (buri) with in-season fat.
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Grilled miso chicken is crispy on outside,...
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Mushrooms galore define the flavor of fall...
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Rice cooked with chicken, burdock adds...

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