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Japanese firm aims to boost tiny portable toilet use in disaster planning


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Will Japan’s nonvegans bite on plant-based yogurt?


‘Swamp’ food making a splash with Japan’s health conscious


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Sitting pretty at the world’s largest furniture and interior design fair


Understanding ‘hai’ is more difficult than you think


How fashion giants recast plastic as good for the planet


Ally Hongo: ‘If Japan wants to elevate its “brand,” it has to see how the world is changing’


Recipe: Smoothies with a secret sweetness


Sower: Crafting rural Lake Biwa into a culinary destination


Atsuki Kuroda’s new house blends style and taste


YouTuber PewDiePie’s ‘honeymoon phase’ brings positive vibes to Japan content


Can unlikely friendships kickstart fashion’s lackluster recovery?


A new way to choose your next book


Running your work ideas through a nemawashi cycle


Swiss envoy ‘creating value together’ with Japan


Recipe: Sweet bean treats, two ways


Against the elements, Kyushu wine beats the heat


Racing against time to save Japan’s traditional homes


Mario’s 9th: How video game scores landed a date at the Proms


Looking to make an escape in Japanese? You’ll need to know your kanji.


Returning a pencil, returning to work and the return of Okinawa


Step back into the world of ‘Tokyo Vice’


Mitoyo: Kagawa’s hidden gem tries to turn Instagram virality into a tourism economy


‘Timeless travel’ on the Seto Inland Sea


Is Japan happy? Exploring the nation’s evolving views of well-being


Natsumi Yamada: ‘We need to make the issues LGBTQ people face visible’


Puberty starts earlier than it used to. No one knows why.


Da trouble with da, the less formal cousin of desu


New technologies, pure science made in paradise


A fabricated future: Awards highlight pioneers of material design


Libushi Bashamichi: Raising the bar for casual craft beer dining


Award-winning, alchemical delights at Japan’s best bar


The enduring influence of mingei design


Use certain Japanese phrases to turn that ‘mansplaining’ monologue back into a constructive dialogue


Marie Kondo is here to tidy up your pandemic clutter — if you want to


Sara Yoshihara: ‘The best reaction is when a kid with allergies stops by and gets to have a treat’


Recipe: Japanese-style pasta with fresh asparagus


Make rice, not war: Chefs and brewers cook for Ukraine


Fashion’s retail revolution: What’s old is new again


Finding the right words for when you discover a lost item in Japan


Recipe: Malaysian chicken satay


A wooden knife sharper than steel? Scientists say so.


Sota Atsumi brings Parisian flair back home to Tokyo


‘Like family’: Japan’s virtual YouTubers make millions from fans


Japan’s video game makers get a wage hike, but is it enough?


Scientists find no benefit to time-restricted eating


The ‘nuclear’ terms you should know when discussing current affairs


Coffee, tea and nagging at Japan’s anti-procrastination cafe


    
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2022-10-03 16:48:52