Japanese Life & Culture

Raumen Museum Opened Afresh in Yokohama

Let's assume most of you known Raumen, or otherwise spelled Ramen ...

Japanese Entertainment

Mario and Other Nintendo Characters Marching On

Nintendo's Mario, Pokemon, Kirby, etc. are now out of the game ...

News

Tokyo Governor Koike Grabs More than Comfortable Majority in Metropolitan Assembly

The 127-seat Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election just over, the ...

Business and Japan / August 17, 2017

Shochu Landing in Hollywood

Sake is familiar to you, of course, and so is sashimi - but how about shochu?

Japanese Life & Culture / August 15, 2017

Edamame or Green Soybeans for Miraculous Dieting

How about a great recipe for effective dieting with green soybeans or Edamame as it's called here in Japan?

News / August 15, 2017

Prof. Ishizawa Awarded 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Award

The Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation announced July 27 five individuals and one organization to award this year's awards, July 27, Manila.

Tech and Japan / August 13, 2017

AI to Help Transcribe Tsugaru Dialect into Standard Japanese

Local dialects are plentiful in Japan - the heaviest in Kagoshima, Kyushu, and Tsugaru up north in Aomori. In the feudal period, heavy dialects often served convenient tools to tell strangers apart for security as in Kagoshima where the Lord of Shimazu did utilize the barrier of dialects for self-defense.

Tech and Japan / August 01, 2017

Screw That Wouldn't Loosen?

"The wheel falling off - it's like an episode in Lupin III, no? But, it really happened.

News / 00:21 AM

Prof. Ishizawa Awarded 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Award

The Ramon Magsaysay Awards Foundation announced July 27 five individuals and one organization to award this year's awards, July 27, Manila.

Tech and Japan / 23:28 PM

AI to Help Transcribe Tsugaru Dialect into Standard Japanese

Local dialects are plentiful in Japan - the heaviest in Kagoshima, Kyushu, and Tsugaru up north in Aomori. In the feudal period, heavy dialects often served convenient tools to tell strangers apart for security as in Kagoshima where the Lord of Shimazu did utilize the barrier of dialects for self-defense.

Tech and Japan / 21:52 PM

Screw That Wouldn't Loosen?

"The wheel falling off - it's like an episode in Lupin III, no? But, it really happened.

Japanese Life & Culture / 22:14 PM

”Smapho" for Kids Now Coming Up

Opinions divided over whether the kids should or should not own smapho or smartphones, a new type smapho for kids is coming up for sale this month - branded Tone Mobile developed by the Tsutaya Group in DVD rental business, reported July 25.