100 years of fermenting miso in Osaka

May 20, 2016

100 years of fermenting miso in Osaka

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Miso paste varieties developed in Osaka more than a century ago remain popular not only among local people but also in prestigious restaurants and hotels across Japan, where soup made from the fermented soybean paste is a daily staple. Wooden barrels containing various types ...

The many portraits of an artist as a young, and older, man

May 17, 2016

The many portraits of an artist as a young, and older, man

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As photographer Yasumasa Morimura has predominantly made his name since 1985 in eccentric self-portraiture involving impersonations of famous people, his current exhibition is conceptually and structurally all autobiography. It is a tale serially told through chapters with a beginning, middle-stage developments and a seemingly ...

Professional negligence suspected in fatal plane crash in Osaka

Mar 27, 2016

Professional negligence suspected in fatal plane crash in Osaka

The Osaka Prefectural Police and the transport ministry are investigating Saturday’s fatal plane crash at Yao Airport as a case of professional negligence resulting in death. According to the ministry and the airport, a four-seater Mooney M20C bound for Yao left Kobe Airport at ...