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Nagoya is Japan’s fourth-largest city with a population of over 2.3 million. Located less than 2 hours away from Tokyo on the bullet train, the capital of Aichi Prefecture is also a great…

by Henry Scott Stokes I have been reading the book reviews from England. Ian Buruma, someone I meet occasionally, is being hailed for his latest work—a study of modern Japan. Alex Kerr,…

I don’t suppose it comes as a surprise to anyone that the main ingredient in Japanese sake, otherwise known as rice wine, is in fact rice. And most of you have probably already…

by Henry Scott Stokes Not long ago a friend of mine in England urged me to write a col­umn about the yakuza. I hesitated. What did I have to say on the…

Story by Katie Cork, Photos by Dov Friedmann Hirotake Yano used to have an old Toyota Celica, but he recently changed this for a smaller car. He drives himself to his office in…

by Rick Kennedy A glimpse of  what it must have been like to live serenely in the Japanese country side 200 years ago. Some people dream of living in a sleek penthouse…

Suki Yacking with Elizabeth Andoh (Tokyo Weekender, July 1975) The hot and humid weather is upon us – it’s another Tokyo summer! Today’s column gives two great culinary ways to cope with it…

by W. Somerset Watanabe Since the season for this particular form of madness opens on Tuesday, July the first, we feel it not inappropriate to toss in at this time a few…