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JTG: Smart Traveling Japan - SUICA and ICOCA

Oct 8th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
If you ever plan to stay in Tokyo or Osaka area, we recommend to purchase SUICA (Tokyo area) or ICOCA (Osaka area) smart cards unless you have JR Pass. (Although you have JR pass, you may want to buy one if you ever plan to use subway systems or non-JR trains). A Japan Travel Guide by YokosoNews. Read More

Autumn has arrived to the dinner table in Japan [Photo]

Oct 6th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
Autumn has arrived to the dinner table in Japan. Sanma Fish, Sweet Potato, Kabocha Pumpkin.... Every where turns into orange and red in Japan... and enjoy the quick photo gallery of Japanese food in Autumn. Read More

Sharp and TSUTAYA to launch a new online store of Japanese entertainment

Oct 6th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at CEATEC 2010 Japan, Sharp announced the partnership with Cultural Convenience Club to launch the online store of Japanese music and movie for the Android touch pad device, GALAPAGOS. Read More

TOSHIBA’s glassless 3D TV has been revealed at CEATEC Japan 2010

Oct 5th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
TOSHIBA revealed the rumored glassless 3D TV set to the press on October 4th, 2010, as the part of press tour of CEATEC Japan 2010: a comprehensive IT and electronic trade show opens today. Read More

Five (5) creative Japanese tech products as your gifts

Oct 4th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
The holiday season is coming up. So it’s time to start thinking about your gift. If you are interested in Japanese stuff and want to have something Japan related… but somewhat creative… here are my choices. Read More

Japanese Curry Rice Cooking Contest #2 in Yokohama

Sep 10th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
On Sunday, Sep 12, 2010, Katz from YokosoNews was invited to compete Japanese curry with the people from Yokohama. They saw our contest in Los Angeles last May, and they want to challenge YokosoNews and Katz! Read More

How to go to a hair salon in Japan

Sep 8th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
Live on Thu, 9/9/2010 at 10am (JST) - If you are a non-Japanese speaker living in Japan, you may be having hard time finding the right hair salon... and what-to-ask your stylist. In this broadcast, we'll discuss about what is the difference between Japanese hair salon and the rest of the world. We will broadcast from "After Hours Salon" from Takenoduka, Adachi, Tokyo with Akie, the owner of the salon, Yukina and Katz. Read More

JTG: The world's top 3 fireworks of 2010

Sep 3rd, 2010
Posted by katzueno
You cannot ignore talking about the fireworks if you come to Japan in summer. Here is the top 3 fireworks show that YokosoNews think you must come and see next year. Read More

Brazil: Tanabata Matsuri in São Paulo

Aug 30th, 2010
Posted by marinamizioka
Tanabata Matsuri (Festival of the stars) is based on the story wheretwo beloved couple became stars, and they could only meet each other in the sky once a year. Read More

JTG: Heat Alert in Japan

Aug 16th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
YokosoNews JTG (Japan Travel Guide) - Whether it is because of global warning or simply having hot summer, Japan is very humid during Summer. Especially if you are coming from cooler climate, you should pay extra attention to the heat of Japan. This article include Japanese language tip sheet in PDF for your safety. Read More