A tissue case made of washed denim from the Sanyo Hight Cleaner Co.'s "Araiyan" brand (Choi Chae-soo)
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Elegant denim tissue cases from birthplace of...
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that promote local tourism products. The series appears on...
ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ By David McMurray
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American ramen fanatic publishes book of Tokyo's top noodle joints
The Fudo no Yu open-air bath in Nasu-Shiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, shortly before its closure on June 1 (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Onsen plagued by bawdy bathers to reopen, but guests must cover up
NASU-SHIOBARA, Tochigi Prefecture--A popular mixed-gender hot spring bath here that was shut down in June following complaints of bawdy behavior will reopen on condition that bathers conceal their bodies with towels or...
Devoted Tora-san fans join forces to reopen museum in Nagano next...
Zombies, 'yokai' monsters invade USJ summer attractions
PHOTO: Suds with style as graceful geisha open Kyoto beer garden
A scene from "Chibi Maruko-chan" ((c) Sakura Production/ Nippon Animation)
ANIME NEWS: Taiwan celebrates 25 years of ‘Chibi Maruko-chan’
The 25th anniversary of the popular TV anime series “Chibi Maruko-chan” is being celebrated in Taiwan with a huge event in Taipei that has been attracting thousands of fans of the fictional Japanese girl and her family.
ANIME NEWS: Red-hot 'Yo-kai Watch' film sequel timed to hit...
ANIME NEWS: New musical production of 'Sailor Moon' to premiere in ...
ANIME NEWS: 'To All the Corners of the World' coming to big screen ...
The Hello Kitty balloon floats in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo)
Hello Kitty goes Hollywood with animated feature blockbuster...
Sanrio Co.’s ubiquitous bobtail cat Hello Kitty is set to star in her own Hollywood blockbuster.
ONE TAKE ON JAPANESE CINEMA:From goodness to greatness
Documentary portrays artists in Lebanon dealing with social...
Big stars with indie cool--Cannes highlights fresh path for...
Chinese-style Japanese soba noodles (Photo by Masahiro Gohda)
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Chinese-style Japanese soba noodles
As the last in the series showcasing some of his most memorable recipes, Kenichi Chen, the 59-year-old owner of the Szechwan Restaurant group, introduces a favorite that combines an interesting mix of Chinese egg soup and...
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Radish and carrot simmered with scallop...
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Master chef shares prized 'mapo doufu'...
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Lamb chops served with beans in a...

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