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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…

by Bob Cutts PART II (Continued from ‘The City That Sex Built’) The Yoshiwara was a walled city—though only of a dozen small blocks—surrounded by a moat. Which acted more in the…

Tokyo’s Wicked Yoshiwara Lives ( Just Barely ) On… by Bob Cutts   PART I They’re gone now, all of them. The great somber evening bell of Iriya; all the laughter is…

If during your stay in Japan, someone should suggest that  you join them for a bit of O-kyu, I strongly recommend that you consider your answer ver-r-ry care­fully, for, should you accept…

One of the most memorable—if not lovable—edifices in downtown Tokyo is the Diet Building, headquarters for the two-house legislature that governs this land of 100 million. With its distinctive pointed dome, it…