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Music to the ears of audiophiles

Jan 30, 2014

Music to the ears of audiophiles

by Magdalena Osumi

Music technology has advanced rapidly, leaving vinyl singles and LPs behind, and the bump of a needle landing on a record a nostalgic sound. Now we have high-quality audio, boosted bass and virtually no distortion in digital music. Yet there are still two camps ...

Pro-wrestling builds character

Jan 16, 2014

Pro-wrestling builds character

by Hanna Lange

Have you ever wondered how it would look if a panda or maybe a swan pro-wrestled a clown or a GI soldier? Well, here’s an opportunity for you to find out. Hanayashiki Pro-wrestling is one of those events that even if you aren’t interested ...

Taste some local fun at Tokyo Dome

Jan 9, 2014

Taste some local fun at Tokyo Dome

by Magdalena Osumi

Whenever you crave a home-made meal, chances are you’ll head straight to your hometown or mom’s house for a taste of your childhood. Failing that, though, you could visit the Furusato Matsuri at Tokyo Dome City in Tokyo’s Suidobashi district, where all kinds of ...

Get kids in shape for New Year's

Jan 2, 2014

Get kids in shape for New Year's

by Magdalena Osumi

It’s never too early to get potential Olympic stars into shape, so why not take your children to Kodomo-no-shiro (National Children’s Castle) in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward, which will be hosting various events for a kids’ mini Olympic Games. From Jan. 4 to Jan. 7, ...

Bright lights in our big cities

Dec 19, 2013

Bright lights in our big cities

by Magdalena Osumi

Christmas holiday lights can be quite the spectacle in towns and cities celebrating the festive season. And as the days get shorter and colder, they can often brighten the gloomy evenings of a frosty winter. Even though Japan doesn’t traditionally celebrate Christmas, it is ...