Headline

The Voice of Tokyo for over 50 Years

JAPAN’S NO.1 ENGLISH LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

Serch Form
Latest Issue
About Us

CONNECT WITH US

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
Headline

The Voice of Tokyo for over 50 Years

JAPAN’S NO.1 ENGLISH LIFESTYLE MAGAZINE

Serch Form
Latest Issue
About Us

CONNECT WITH US

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Writer Profile
  • Ciaran Lawler
Lisa Wallin
Ciaran Lawler

Ciaran is an Irish writer based in Tokyo. He’s interested in international relations and cultural interaction.

Articles by Ciaran

Kyoto conjures up eternal images of a rich and unbroken thread of Japanese cultural heritage. From the towering majesty of Kiyomizudera Temple to the bustling street life of Gion, the ancient capital…

From the Meiji Period (1868–1912) onward, the Japanese public began to be exposed to both Western art and Western artistic techniques. This led to Japanese paintings being classified as either nihonga or…

There is no shortage of money in the Japanese advertising industry, as evidenced by the fact that commercials here tend to have significantly higher production values than the shows they punctuate. Western…

Japan is home to six breeds of dog that have been identified as native to the country, all of which fall within the Spitz family of dogs. This means that they are…

Japanese novels span vivid settings and tell memorable tales across all 47 prefectures, but they need not be confined by national borders. Let’s take a look at some stories written by Japanese…

Japan has produced a procession of world-class writers and many of these outstanding literary figures have museums dedicated to their work and lives. These museums are dotted across the nation, often found…

The immensity of Japanese history is enough to intimidate most of us, with its multiple eras and sprawling cast of major players. But learning about the country’s incredible past need not be…

Ibaraki remains largely unexplored by travelers, despite being readily accessible from Tokyo and boasting a plethora of cultural and scenic charms. Tours are an easy way to optimize your trip, focus on…