Dishes served to Tokugawa Ieyasu at Azuchi Castle in May 1582 are being reproduced by a local ryokan. (Naoyuki Mori)
Gifu inn reproduces dishes served by 16th century feudal lord...
GIFU--Ever wondered what feudal warlords served to their guests in 16th-century Japan? When it comes to the legendary Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582), he certainly had eclectic tastes.
JOY OF HOKKAIDO FOOD: Saury taste as fresh as the day they were...
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Various “maneki-neko” beckoning cats are on display at a festival in Ise, Mie Prefecture. (Yoshihiro Ogino)
Good luck cats grace Ise Jingu in 'search' for owners
ISE, Mie Prefecture--Thousands of cute cats are holding forth at the sacred Ise Jingu shrines.
Walkway to Kamakura shrine to get 1st face-lift in 800 years
PHOTO: Kyoto's Phoenix Hall resplendent after full restoration
Tezuka exhibition featuring Mount Aso opens in Kumamoto
An illustration from "Fate/Zero," the  prequel to "Fate/Stay Night." ((c) Nitroplus/Type-Moon/ufotable/FZPC)
ANIME NEWS: 'Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works' preview set...
The long-awaited sequel to sci-fi anime TV series "Fate/Zero" will make its simultaneous worldwide premiere on Sept. 28.
ANIME NEWS: 'Stand By Me Doraemon' set for international release
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Anna, left, and Marnie from "When Marnie Was There"
Entrusted with Ghibli's future, director Yonebayashi delivers...
Studio Ghibli Inc. director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, who was mentored by anime giant Hayao Miyazaki, has found his own wings with his second feature film, "When Marnie Was There."
ONE TAKE ON JAPANESE CINEMA: An unsung horror auteur worthy of a...
Adults relive carefree days of childhood with 3-D 'Doraemon' film
Japanese film, director win prizes at Montreal World Film Festival
Marinated beefsteak (Photo by Katsumi Oyama)
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Pear makes marinated beefsteak sweet and...
Chef Kuniaki Arima has come up with a way to cook meat nicely in a nonstick frying pan: Use lean beef soaked in a savory marinade. The use of Japanese pear not only adds sweetness, but it also tenderizes the meat through the...
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Wrap up, enjoy fish cooked Vietnamese style
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