1. Hase Kannon 1300

    Hase Kannon is a towering statue of Kannon (a future Buddha) that gives its name both to the temple which houses it (Has…

  2. Hagi Hagiography

    Arrive in most parts of Japan at around the en…

  3. Stock Character

    If you had to summarize Japanese cuisine in a sing…

  4. To Go Beyond Is the Same as to Fall Short

    Funabashi Haruo comments on the production and rol…

  5. The Deal with Eel

    After the rainy season comes to an end around the …

  6. Peak Season

  7. Élan for Lotus 

  8. Star-Crossed Love

  9. To Travel Hopefully

  10. Concave and Convex