1. Japan’s Long and Winding Road

    With mountainous terrain covering 85 percent of Japan’s landmass, geography naturally has a firm say in what happens…

  2. The Rake’s Progress

    When it comes to luck, quite a few people beli…

  3. Professor Yamazaki Awarded Order of Culture

    Playwright and critic Yamazaki Masakazu, an adviso…

  4. Osaka-Kansai Expo 2025: “Designing Future Society for Our Lives”

    The Kansai region centered on Osaka is drawing att…

  5. A Fossil among Trees

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  6. Deer oh Deer

  7. Stock Character

  8. Underneath the Spreading Linden Tree: Haiku in Romania

  9. Reading the Seasons

  10. Cutting Remarks