Jun 25, 2013

Western men, on Japanese women: book excerpts

• From “Understanding Japanese Women: Taking the Mystery Out of the Mysterious Women of Japan” by David J. Radtke: A few years back, while deeply entrenched in running a private English school here in Japan, I had the opportunity to work with a very ...

Pair log off, hit street to meet, hear real people

May 16, 2013

Pair log off, hit street to meet, hear real people

by Tomohiro Osaki

Once addicted to a social-networking service, 27-year-old Lim Moon Hyang suddenly got tired of responding to instantaneous feedback from her online friends and realized with terror just how deep her SNS obsession ran. “There was a time I was logging on to Mixi every ...