1. Precipitating Factors

    When it comes to widely held meteorological beliefs, none among the Japanese comes even close to the assertion that …

  2. Reiwa: The New Age of “Beautiful Harmony” 

    In this auspicious month of early spring, the weat…

  3. Shinkokinshu: An Anthology for Our Time

    Most Japanese newspapers carry a weekly column of …

  4. Deep Purple

    For many Japanese, the era in its history a mi…

  5. Flowers of Tea

    Like their warrior counterparts in other count…

  6. The Thatcher Era

  7. Anime Industry Hits Income Milestone

  8. Strawberry Fields Forever

  9. Plum Lines

  10. Japan’s Long and Winding Road