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Our latest trip to Nagasaki Prefecture took us to Shimabara Peninsula, home of Japan’s oldest national park. With hot spring resorts both in the mountains and by the sea, dolphin watching hot…

Whether you’re trying to impress friends from out of town, wine and dine that client, or score a few extra points on a first date, Tableaux is a good option. Located at…

Once home to a bustling coal-mining community that supported the modernization of Japan, Hashima, about 19km southwest of Nagasaki’s main port, is now better known in its ghost town state – and…

Many of the world’s top tennis players are set to invade Japan this September to take part in the Rakuten Japan Open, yet the focus of the home crowd is once again…

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, the saying goes, but, in the entertainment field at least, plenty is going on in the city that we are indeed hearing about. by Asi…

Japan’s next generation is saying no to study opportunities abroad, with the latest government figures telling us that after six continuous years of decline, the number of Japanese international students is at…

The September issue of Tokyo Weekender magazine is now on the shelves around Tokyo – we hope you can pick your copy up soon, or at least look forward to reading our features…

In recent years summer schedules have been dominated by comic book heroes and sequels to established franchises, but 2013 has seen an explosion in stand alone sci-fi. We’ve already had the likes…