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Tsuyu is over in most of Japan

Jul 17th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
Tsuyu ( the rainy season, つゆ or 梅雨) is officially over in most parts of Japan according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). The hot summer of 2012 has begun. Read More

East meets West in Melbourne

Jul 15th, 2012
Posted by achimrunnebaum
Japanese musicians fusing traditional Japanese music with western style country/blues rock in eclectic Melbourne. Read More

JLG: Travelling to Japan with medical needs

Jul 10th, 2012
Posted by garymenzel
Travelling often requires planning. Even more so if you have medical needs to attend to. Find out what you need to know if you have regular medications that you need to bring with you to Japan. Read More

Japan's Sales Tax to be raised to 10% by 2015

Jun 26th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
Earlier today, the House of Representative of Japan passed the bill to increase the sales tax to 8% in 2014, then 10% in 2015. Read More

Lawson to open two stores in Hawaii

Jun 26th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
Lawson, Japan's convenience store chain, are coming to Hawaii on July 7. Read More

Hatsune Miku won Cannes

Jun 21st, 2012
Posted by katzueno
Hatsune Miku TV ad for Google Chrome won Bronze Lion at Cannes Lions, the 59th International Festival of Creativity Read More

Typhoon Guchol (2012-4) hour-to-hour updates

Jun 20th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
This is the hour-to-hour updates of Japan's Typhoon Guchol (2012-4). JMA warns for heavy wind, rain and possibility of flooding. Read More

Typhoon Guchol (2012-4) to overpass Japan thru Wed Jun 20

Jun 18th, 2012
Posted by katzueno
JMA warns that the very strong typhoon is approaching Okinawa and will expect to land Japan's Main Island on Tue Jun 19, 2012. Guchol is traveling South East of Okinawa in the morning of Mon, Jun 18. Read More

Japan annular eclipse report

May 22nd, 2012
Posted by katzueno
The people all over Japan filled with full of joy when they saw the annular eclipse. The comprehensive report of the large scale astronomic event happened in 936 years. Read More

Near Tokyo, Kamagaya may be the best spot for Annular Eclipse

May 19th, 2012
Posted by funnypainter
The historical annular eclipse is coming up on Monday, May 21. If you are around Tokyo, and wondering where to witness the eclipse, why not going to Kamagaya, Chiba? Read More