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. Deep Purple

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

  5. The Thatcher Era

    Among Japan’s rich and varied clutch of World …

  6. Japan’s Long and Winding Road

  7. Deer oh Deer

  8. Stock Character

  9. Cutting Remarks

  10. Hot Stuff