Only in Japan

This android Buddha will lead you to satori

2020-03-27 Fri

Japan is a wondrous blend of old and new—a high-tech and simultaneously anachronistic society. In the middle of bustling metropolitan centers lie peaceful shrines and…

Mario’s Making the Jump in to LEGO

2020-03-26 Thu

A recent announcement from the LEGO company saw iconic video game character Mario saying “let’s a go”, let’s a LEGO, that is. LEGO Japan Co….

Kawagoe: sweet potato capital of the eastern world

2020-03-25 Wed

Roasted sweet potatoes are a popular street food all over East Asia. In Japan, they’re called yaki-imo (焼き芋). Yaki-imo vendors first appeared on the streets of Japan more…

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