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Autumn in the Kyoto Hillside

Oct 25th, 2012
Posted by garymenzel
Autumn (or Fall) is an excellent time to travel around the fringes of Kyoto - especially the foothills aound Mt Hiei. While you are there you should also take a trip up the mountain itself. Read More

Rock and Roll Lives in Kyoto, Japan

Oct 10th, 2012
Posted by garymenzel
Nestled only one street back from Shijo-dori in Gion Kyoto you will find an amazing piece of Japanese music culture. Read More

Not All Treasure is Silver and Gold - A look at the new (anti-) piracy law in Japan

Oct 10th, 2012
Posted by achimrunnebaum
A new downloading law just came into effect in Japan. Read here about what it is and what it means for you. Read More

Sayulee... crossing the cultural chasm

Oct 1st, 2012
Posted by garymenzel
Japan-born Kiwi, Sayulee, writes her own material and does justice to a wide range of popular covers. Read More

Typhoon Jelawat (2012-17) overpassing Japan thru Oct 1

Sep 30th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
The latest updates of Typhoon Jelawat (2012-17) until it passes over Japan. Read More

OosedoChishima - a Japanese musician-duo visiting Germany

Sep 29th, 2012
Posted by yokochan90
In August 2012 the Japanese musician-duo OsedoChishima visites Germany for a few concerts. For YokosoNews we had the chance to have a little interview before the concert at the village of Bobeck. Read More

Manga Camera: a cool iPhone app makes you a manga star

Sep 16th, 2012
Posted by garymenzel
This iPhone app, Manga Camera, can make you look like a manga character. Read More

Kuromai (Black Rice)

Sep 10th, 2012
Posted by maiyimbaron
Love and Romance in Japan, cross-cultural currents and Japanese lessons tucked in to the text to boot! Enjoy Chapter One of this serialized novel and see what happens when an American henna-gaijin and a Japanese man embrace. Read More

Shall We Dance? Domatsuri in Nagoya

Sep 10th, 2012
Posted by achimrunnebaum
One of the biggest dance festivals in Japan came to Nagoya, and we were there front row and centre. The Domanaka Matsuri, or Domatsuri for short, has been a staple of the Nagoya Festival circuit since 1999 and this year was the biggest one yet. Read all about it here. Read More

WCS 2012 Complete Commentary - YokosoNews Weekly 022

Aug 23rd, 2012
Posted by katzueno
The archive of the live comprehensive commentary session of World Cosplay Summit 2012 Championship Read More