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Articles by Shivdeep

Shakespeare was dead wrong when he said, “What’s in a name?” A rose spelt in katakana is not the same as a rose spelt in romaji. Allow me to explain. The Japanese…

Keiko Takemoto discovered the traditional Indian game of Mallakhamb on YouTube. At the time there were no classes in Japan. Determined, she pursued her interests in India, a country she traveled to…

Matches may be made in heaven but they must gain recognition on earth. Here in this corner of the world, some couples are waging an uphill battle to gain legal and societal…

Yoshiaki Nomura has taught Japanese to foreign residents for 13 years. The retired engineer, who has participated in overseas projects in Vietnam, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, works at an evening volunteer class in Nerima city.…

The viral pandemic has given birth to its own trends, whether it be the whipped-up, frothy caffeine-laden concoction Dalgona, or baking batches of sourdough in your Tokyo apartment. Following leads from social…

Japanese curry’s global popularity continues to spread. The curry chain Ichibanya already runs curry restaurants in a dozen countries such as Singapore, the United States, Thailand, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. Now…