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If you love chocolate which blends European sophistication with Soho cool, look out for New York based chocolatier MarieBelle, which is opening a cafe on a Kyoto high street later this month.…

Hundreds of representatives from Japan’s sports community and thousands of well-wishers joined some 200 young children from the northern part of Japan for a sports festival in Tokyo to mark the first…

Glen Young, a veteran Tokyoite, tells Weekender his story about male bonding in the Japanese wild. Dave had been stocking up a stash of Belgian beers for several years. That’s right –…

Mori’s visionary philosophy for cities updated A pioneer who redefined urban life in Japan, former Chairman and CEO of Mori Building, the late Minoru Mori’s thinking and philosophy is now be available…

NHN Japan Corporation announced on March 7 the release of the PC version (for Windows/Mac desktop clients) and browser version for smart tablets of its free calling and free messaging app “LINE” LINE…

Celebrate Hanami in the center of Tokyo The Marunouchi Sakura Festival comes this spring celebrating the season that gives life – March 31 to April 6, 2012. Festivities will center around Marucube,…

Americans vote for favorite cherry tree on 100th anniversary of first U.S. ‘Hanami’ Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC’s Tidal Basin and around the Capital may have peaked early this year, but an…

New Zealand Rugby Legends Visit Waseda Ahead of HSBC Sevens