The Japan Times Bee recasts its spell

| Mar 5, 2012

The Japan Times Bee recasts its spell

The Japan Times is holding the third spelling bee in Japan on Saturday, when winners from 36 schools throughout the country will compete to win the chance to join the annual finals in the United States. The spelling bee is a popular, time-honored event ...

A look back at the spellers who triumphed last year

| Mar 5, 2012

A look back at the spellers who triumphed last year

Yuichi Yoshioka was crowned the winner of the second Japan Times Spelling Bee, held at The Japan Times headquarters in Tokyo in May last year, after he correctly spelled the word “presentient,” landing a spot in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee contest the ...