One of the “nishiki-e” woodblock prints on display at an exhibition in Washington (Provided by the Bank of Japan’s Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies)
Central bank trove of woodblock prints shown for 1st time overseas
Forty-six "nishiki-e" woodblock prints displaying scenes from 19th-century Japan stored at the Bank of Japan's Currency Museum are being shown for the first time overseas.
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Local entities wage charm offensive at tourism expo in Tokyo
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Tourists from Australia and Italy make "gyoza" at a Japanese home-style cooking class in Tokyo in June. (Hiroki Endo)
Home-style Japanese cooking seducing more tourists from abroad
More tourists are coming to Japan to learn how to make "washoku" Japanese dishes to expand their options beyond such typical and often pricey offerings as sushi and tempura back home.
Remodeled Teien Art Museum to reopen in November
Chiba's Matsudo 'transforms' into weekend heaven for cosplayers
‘Kofun’ ancient burial mounds attract new admirers
Hideaki Anno (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
ANIME NEWS: TIFF to host special exhibition devoted to...
The Tokyo International Film Festival will host a special exhibition Oct. 23-31 dedicated to "Evangelion" creator Hideaki Anno.
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A rooftop ceremony in the center of Shinjuku ((c)CINEMA IMPACT)
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Adults relive carefree days of childhood with 3-D 'Doraemon' film
Squash "korokke" (Photo by Katsumi Oyama)
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Kabocha squash that are harvested in the summer sweeten in storage. They are rich in carotene, vitamins C and E as well as fiber.
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