Tokyo Jazz Site

| Feb 6, 2008

Tokyo Jazz Site

Brooklyn-born James Catchpole runs Tokyo Jazz Site, a blog that documents the capital’s extensive jazz scene. Based in his adopted city since 1998, Catchpole established the site in May 2007, when, he says, “after some very basic lessons on what a ‘blog’ is and ...

Japan Economy News

| Jan 9, 2008

Japan Economy News

Japan Economy News is a blog that delivers just what it promises: almost daily news and analysis on Japan-related economic issues, from marketing to real estate to finance and politics. Founder, editor and writer Ken Worsley is a senior partner at a marketing and ...

Konbini Life

| Dec 12, 2007

Konbini Life

Konbini Life is a blog that describes limited-edition Kit-Kats as potential after-dinner treats for French restaurants and speculates that Mousse Pocky might be “as good as a garnish on a fancy dessert.” Blogger Brent Warner has been writing witty, detailed posts on the never-ending ...

Observing Japan

| Nov 28, 2007

Observing Japan

Writing under the “nom de blog” Japan Observer, Chicago-born Tobias Harris dissects Japan’s ever-eventful political scene on his Web site www.observingjapan.com. The 25-year-old Harris recently completed an internship year as a foreign-policy adviser to Democratic Party of Japan Diet member Keiichiro Asao, giving him ...

Watashi to Tokyo

| Jun 13, 2007

Watashi to Tokyo

by Eri Nosaka

This is the first in a series of profiles of bloggers who write about Japan. Mari Kanazawa works full-time for an IT venture business that focuses on the food industry, but she somehow manages to make a post to her blog almost every day. ...