What are your plans for Golden Week?

| Apr 24, 2007

What are your plans for Golden Week?

Kbaier Imed Technician, 31I think I will go to the movies or drive around Tokyo sightseeing. I like going to clubs and often go to Roppongi. I’ll be down there again, as I can sleep in the next day. Melissa Larkin Graduate student, 23I’m ...

What are your alternative remedies?

| Apr 3, 2007

What are your alternative remedies?

Yuji Liguori Student, 19My grandmother told me that “naganegi,” the long Japanese onion, can be used to cure a sore throat if it is tied around your neck. I tried it once for a couple of days but it didn’t have any effect. Brad ...

Where do you browse online?

| Mar 20, 2007

Where do you browse online?

Kanako Securities, 28I have a lot of different hobbies, including flower arranging and dancing. keikotomanabu.jp is a site that provides information on every kind of hobby you can think of, anywhere in Japan. Kati Rantamaki 40I am a member of savageclub.org, a club for ...

No ordinary clown show

Mar 16, 2007

No ordinary clown show

If you’ve seen the Grand Cha^piteau (Big Top) rising from Tokyo’s Yoyogi Stadium, you would be right in guessing a circus had ridden into town. But this is no ordinary clown show. “Dralion” is the ninth production from Cirque du Soleil, and one that ...

What exactly is White Day?

| Mar 6, 2007

What exactly is White Day?

Reiko Pomfret 27White Day is celebrated more when you are at school in Japan. Girls give Valentine presents to boys they like and if they receive a gift in return then they know the feeling’s mutual. Mathew Pomfret Analyst, 25White Day is more of ...

'Chicago,' 'BKLYN' show Broadway's different sides

Feb 16, 2007

'Chicago,' 'BKLYN' show Broadway's different sides

Broadway has been thrilling audiences for generations, and the arrival in Japan this month of two of its biggest shows, “Chicago” and “BKLYN,” gives Tokyoites the opportunity to embrace some all-American musical classics. The multi-award-winning “Chicago” is one of Broadway’s longest-running shows — it ...

Views from the street

| Dec 26, 2006

Views from the street

With winter season here and warm-biz in full swing, Stephanie Hannon asks for your fashion preferences Gayoung Angela Lee Student, 19I mix and match designer and high street fashion and prefer to have a semi-formal image. I like to look girly and feel more ...