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Sake is Served

From its humble beginnings in religious rituals to a modern staple of Japanese culture, sake has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide. One small factory in Hadano City plays a part in that growth.


Adapting Tradition for the Modern Consumer

Japanese traditional arts are often considered old fashioned by modern consumers. A kumikozaiku artist wants to change that.


What We Can Do to Help Travelers that are LGBT Person and Dietary Restrictions

We followed the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Choir ("SGLC"), which is composed of LGBT members, during the second day of a sightseeing tour (in Tokyo). We enquired about the inconveniences and/or unpleasant interactions they had experienced on tour as an LGBT person and what we can do to help travelers that are vegan, vegetarian, or have other dietary restrictions.


Master Of Incense, Eriyo Watanabe: “My Door Is Open To People Of All Religions”

Meet the international master of incense, Eriyo Watanabe, a multi-talented expert on incense. In this interview, she talks about not only Japanese incense but also traditional incense from around the world, and what she offers.


From Lump of Clay to Divine Art

Pottery is a reflection of the natural world. This article explores how natural elements affect the finished pottery pieces, and how one potter allows nature to express herself through his work.


Top 16 Vegetarian And Vegan Restaurants In Tokyo

What are you most looking forward to doing in Japan? If eating Japanese food is high on your list and you are vegetarian or vegan, then you should check out these top restaurants!


The 10 best buys at Takeshiba Pier antenna shop, selected by a real connoisseur of the islands

Takeshiba Passenger Terminal is the departure point for all the ships directed from the Tokyo Bay to the Izu-Ogasawara Islands. There, an antenna shop called "Tokyo Ai Land" offers a wide selection of top-class culinary specialties and crafts from the islands. Today I will present you with a selection of the best 10 items you can purchase there according to an ULM editorial reporter who is a real expert about the islands and the staff from the store.


The Latest Popular Items in Tokyo Metro Station's Lawson stores

The latest trend has just made its way to Tokyo Metro Station's Lawson stores: their future developments are directly aimed at the needs of working women.


The amazing goldfish- They float with elegance through the water with their muscle packed body!

Edogawa Ward is famous in the whole country for being a big goldfish farming area. So exactly, what is so special about the Edogawa goldfish? To find out about the details, we went to the “Goldfish Festival”, which is held in the same Ward every year.


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