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Alec Jordan

Senior Editor with Tokyo Weekender

Articles by Alec

At the age of 72, and having spent 5 years on his last film, “The Wind Rises” (Kaze Tachinu), famed Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki will retire. The director stated it would take…

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the Toray Pan Pacific Open is one of the most prestigious tournaments on the WTA tour and will feature 18 of the top 20 players on…

A recent report that a New Zealand woman with a traditional Maori tattoo was denied entry to a bathhouse in Japan became a cause for concern ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.…

Five senior male students in Tenri University’s judo club – including a judo world champion – have been suspended from school for allegedly slapping and kicking freshmen members. According to the All…

Former major leaguer Wladimir Balentien hit his 55th home run of the year for the Yakult Swallows, tying Japanese baseball’s single-season record. On Wednesday night in Tokyo’s Jingu Stadium, Curacao-born Balintien matched…

My name is Wilma Jamieson, Head of School at Queen Margaret’s School, and I’d like to welcome you to discover QMS. QMS is a girls’ school located in the province of British…

Visit a town that inspired a Studio Ghibli film and decide for yourself if this relaxing place makes it to your “Top Ten Most Scenic” list . . . In 2005, Hayao…

Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises, which premiered at the Venice film festival, will be the famed Japanese animator’s last, in an announcement that saddened fans the world over. Koju Hoshino, president of…