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“The Underwater Girl Wore Knee Socks”

A conversation with Manabu Koga, creator of Underwater Nīso

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One Man’s Passion for Manhole Watching

One Man’s Passion for Manhole Watching

Yoshinori Kakishita shares his unique hobby: studying manhole covers as street art

The State of Multiculturalism in Japan, As Seen from One Apartment Complex

The State of Multiculturalism in Japan, As Seen from One Apartment Complex

What are the “many things” Japan has to do before it can open immigration?

Moomin and Marimekko

Moomin and Marimekko

Two Finnish brands blend seamlessly into everyday life in Japan

What Animals Can Teach Humans about Our “Love Disabilities”

What Animals Can Teach Humans about Our “Love Disabilities”

The essence of love as told in ACT OF LOVE, a photobook on animal mating from Japan’s top condom maker

Eliminating Hunger, One Mouth at a Time

Eliminating Hunger, One Mouth at a Time

After lagging for decades, Japanese food banks finally take hold

Live Amongst the Locals : The immersive lifestyle experience at “hanare”

Live Amongst the Locals : The immersive lifestyle experience at “hanare”

The renovated 60-year-old wooden apartments attracting both locals and travelers

Physicists Dream of a Theory of Everything

Physicists Dream of a Theory of Everything

A conversation with Hirosi Ooguri, theoretical physicist and scientific advisor for the 3D movie, The Man from the 9 Dimensions

What One Photographer Saw in Deer that Wander Down the Streets

What One Photographer Saw in Deer that Wander Down the Streets

Shika-Shika, a new photo collection by Yoko Ishii

Three-Man Team Hears Love Woes from More than 1,000 Japanese Women

Three-Man Team Hears Love Woes from More than 1,000 Japanese Women

Introducing “Love Story Collection Unit” Momoyama Shoji

“Karakuri” Technology Lives on in the Land of Japanese Carmakers

“Karakuri” Technology Lives on in the Land of Japanese Carmakers

Edo-period technology adopted in today's auto assembly lines