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Felicity Hughes
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Feb 14, 2012
Making new connections over lunch
Sites and apps take the difficulty of saying 'let's do lunch sometime.'
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Feb 9, 2012
Guys can get greedy and girly on Valentine's
Why should men have to wait it in suspense when they can tweet for their chocolate RIGHT NOW!
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jan 31, 2012
Danshikai: deals for dudes' night out
Weekends away, with a beauty treatments and mountains of cake? Sounds familiar, right? But with the guys?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jan 27, 2012
Companies connect with free mobile apps
With mobile apps, both clever and practical, innovative companies glom onto fans and potential customers.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Jan 20, 2012
Fresh nabe ideas bubbling up
Dining trends are all going to pot . . . hot pots, that is.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jan 18, 2012
2012 trends: consumer 'neta,' relocating and regional flavors
Trendwatchers say it will all be about keeping it 'real' and local in 2012.
LIFE / Digital / Japan Pulse
Jan 12, 2012
Incubators set the stage for big things
With a bit of seed money and the right guidance, bright ideas find a future via Japan's incubators.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Dec 29, 2011
2011 trends: B-kyu here to stay
In 2011, the comforting foods of the b-kyu gourmet really made the grade.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Dec 23, 2011
2011 trends: Korean boom spreads to a new generation
The love of all things Korean continued to grow in 2011, and along with it, a bit of a backlash.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Dec 22, 2011
More than one way to keep your heating bill down
Worried about high heating bills? How about a desk kotatsu, or a sleeping bag suit?
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Dec 16, 2011
Warm up with these winter drinks trends
Milking the current trends, beverage makers unveil their winter lineups, perfect for warming you up on a cold winter day.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Dec 9, 2011
Japan puts out a big welcome mat for wealthy Chinese tourists
Tourism is still suffering from the effects of the 3/11 disasters but at least there is hope, big hope, in China and its millions of visitors.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Dec 8, 2011
New era for New Year's cards
It'll be nengajo time soon, and clever entrepreneurs have got you covered.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Dec 1, 2011
Power saving puts Christmas illuminations in a new light
While the winter setsuden will soon be in full effect, the Christmas illumination show must go on.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / Japan Pulse
Nov 24, 2011
Tamagtotchi turns 15, as virtual pets continue to evolve
The 15th anniversary of Tamagotchi, the 8-bit egg that launched a generation of virtual pets, is celebrated with blinged out pink and purple models.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 22, 2011
Sniffling and shivering into a setsuden winter
With the winter winds come the usual sniffles and sneezes, but this year's power conservation campaign could makes matters worse.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 15, 2011
Corporate brands drawn to anime's selling power
Care for some Pepsi and Cup Noodles with your anime?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 11, 2011
Cult of the voice actor continues to grow
The voice actors behind well-loved anime are stars in the their own right.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Nov 9, 2011
Anyone for canned sea lion curry?
One way to keep it cheap, cheeful and retro: serve food straight out of the can.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 4, 2011
Japan Inc. puts on its social game face
Big corps are getting playful and social while testing the waters of the big Facebook pond.

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