The suicide of a reality TV star rocked Japan and the world- but will anything change? A look at the dark side of living in the spotlight.
Interview with Aki Sugiyama, Co-founder of Kokoro Care Packages
Aki Sugiyama has turned her passion for fitness and bodybuilding into a successful business selling Japanese food around the world.
How Koyudo Makes The Best Brushes In The World
Having made the switch from calligraphy brush production fifteen years ago, KOYUDO is now one of the premier providers of fude, Japanese makeup brushes.
Giri/Haji: A Delightful, Unlikely Tale
Giri/Haji is an entertaining crime thriller worths watching, but it misses the opportunity to depict a more realistic version of Japanese people and culture.
The Mastermind behind Hotel Zen Tokyo – Taro Kagami
Taro was inspired by Kyoto’s small Taian teahouse and whisked up the idea of offering guests a zen-like experience at Hotel Zen Tokyo.
Hisashi Udatsu – World Class Sushi Chef
Udatsu Sushi, tucked away in the neighborhood of Nakameguro, is a space for people wanting a dining experience that will stand out amongst any other in Tokyo.
Marie Kondo: A Much-Needed Salve, or a Fleeting Fix?
The book Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and its Netflix’s visual sequel have made her a household name throughout the Western world.
The Best Japanese Reality Show on Netflix: Terrace House
Reality TV is anything but real – however, Terrace House does a commendable job of getting us close to a version of reality that feels like home.