1. Hagi Hagiography

    Arrive in most parts of Japan at around the end of March or beginning of April, and it would be very hard to miss th…

  2. Élan for Lotus 

    In Homer’s great epic the Odyssey, the eponymous h…

  3. Star-Crossed Love

    Japan has its spectacular festivals, such as t…

  4. Precipitating Factors

    When it comes to widely held meteorological be…

  5. Deep Purple

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

  6. Flowers of Tea

  7. The Thatcher Era

  8. Plum Lines

  9. Japan’s Long and Winding Road

  10. The Rake’s Progress