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Next stop is Tetsudo Paradise

Mar 6, 2014

Next stop is Tetsudo Paradise

by Jun Hongo

All aboard! Join the inaugural Tetsudo (Railway) Paradise 2014 event this weekend and experience everything you could want related to trains — ride a mini steam engine, watch a stage show featuring Thomas the Tank Engine and friends, even try on station-master uniforms. According ...

Kawasaki commemorates those lost on 3/11

Mar 6, 2014

Kawasaki commemorates those lost on 3/11

by Sang Woo Kim

Toro Nagashi, or “lantern floating” is a traditional custom involving the release of candlelit paper lanterns into a river to symbolize the guiding of the souls of the deceased toward peace. This is usually done in late summer, during the Bon Festival, which celebrates ...

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 ...