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Louise George Kittaka

Louise George Kittaka is a freelance writer from New Zealand who has lived in Japan for over 20 years. She loves exploring new places, waterfalls, eating desserts and karaoke.

Articles by Louise

If you’re a regular Netflix viewer, chances are you’ve seen Old Enough — the English dub of the popular long-running Japanese TV show, Hajimete no Otsukai (My First Errand). It depicts preschool-aged children…

Japan has its own version of Germany’s Romantic Road, which runs for around 350 kilometers from Ueda in Nagano Prefecture, across Gunma Prefecture and on to Utsunomiya in Tochigi Prefecture. Reminiscent of…

Yusanbako are the colorful lunch boxes once widely used by children all over Tokushima Prefecture in Shikoku. Originally made from lacquered wood, they fell out of use following World War II and…

Seated at an old-fashioned Japanese loom at the Agricultural Training Center in the small town of Shizukuishi in Iwate Prefecture, it’s abundantly clear that I’m out of my depth. I’ve come to…

Situated in the mountains along the western border of Iwate Prefecture, close to Morioka, the small town of Shizukuishi can be reached in three hours from Tokyo on the Akita Shinkansen. Its…

Time moves slowly at Kaffeehaus, a café and lending library tucked away in a quiet, leafy suburban neighborhood, just across from Nogawa Park in Chofu, Tokyo. The natural warmth of wood is…

Who wouldn’t love to get a box packed with delicious treats each month? Since 2015 TokyoTreat has been delivering the latest in Japan-exclusive snacks and sweets, and last February they launched their…

British comedian, writer and actor BJ Fox will be familiar to many in the international community for his work with the Stand-Up Tokyo comedy collective, but now Fox is teaming up with…