1. The Daruma Burns

    If the stories are anything to go by, Bodhidharma as an ascetic was absolutely in a league of his own. Scant biograp…

  2. The Rake’s Progress

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

  3. Hagi Hagiography

    Arrive in most parts of Japan at around the en…

  4. Japan’s Long and Winding Road

    With mountainous terrain covering 85 percent o…

  5. Deer oh Deer

    If there is one season par excellence in The T…

  6. Stock Character

  7. Cutting Remarks

  8. Hot Stuff

  9. The Raw Facts of Sushi

  10. Recess Time