1. Ancient Tumuli Inscribed on World Heritage List

    On July 6, 2019 the Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group of forty-nine mounded tombs was officially inscribed on the …

  2. Star-Crossed Love

    Japan has its spectacular festivals, such as t…

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

    In this auspicious month of early spring, the weat…

  4. Shinkokinshu: An Anthology for Our Time

    Most Japanese newspapers carry a weekly column of …

  5. Deep Purple

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

  6. Anime Industry Hits Income Milestone

  7. Strawberry Fields Forever

  8. Japan’s Long and Winding Road

  9. Professor Yamazaki Awarded Order of Culture

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