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Adora Wong
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Jan 29, 2013
Today's J-blip: Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl
Is the Anti-Loneliness Ramen Bowl the perfect place-setting for Japan's 'party of one' diners?
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / JAPAN TIMES BLOGROLL
Jan 1, 2013
Spoon & Tamago
Raised in Japan, the Brooklyn-based artist and writer who goes by the moniker Johnny Strategy has been blogging about Japanese art and design at Spoon & Tamago since 2007. Having studied art education and art and visual technology, he also has a background in pottery and hones the craft when not...
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art / Japan Pulse
Dec 12, 2012
Christmas gift ideas 2012
Presents for your friends or a little something for yourself? Japan Pulse and The JT have you covered.
CULTURE / Art / Japan Pulse
Nov 29, 2012
Today's J-blip: Safecast documentary
Check out this short documentary on Safecast in the Focus Forward documentary competition.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 13, 2012
Today's J-blip: gas-neutralizing underwear
If a man passes gas into a mesh of ceramic-infused material, has he well and truly farted?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 9, 2012
Today's J-blip: Otoshidama Kit Kat
Money's yummy, but how about a otoshidama Kit Kat?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art / Japan Pulse
Nov 1, 2012
Today's J-blip: Mangazara
You can now justify playing with your food as again.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art / Japan Pulse
Oct 29, 2012
Today's J-blip: Coca-Cola Bottleware
Old Coke bottles find cool new life in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 24, 2012
Today's J-blip: customizable Tirol chocolate
Have your Tirol your way. Sweet!
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 19, 2012
Today's J-blip: 'Yurei Attack!'
This little book has all you need to tell killer stories of Japanese ghosts — and to get away from them.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Oct 12, 2012
Today's J-blip: Mister Softee in Tokyo
Grab your ice cream money —Mister Softee has arrived in Tokyo.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art / Japan Pulse
Oct 9, 2012
Today's J-blip: nezo art
Do Japanese babies dream of exotic art?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 2, 2012
Today’s J-blip: Virtual Japanese trainspotting
Want to see where all the trains in Japan are at once? There's a map for that.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 20, 2012
Today's J-blip: Gatsby Moving Rubber hair wax
Gatsby's new ad is certainly eye-catching, if not hair-raising.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 4, 2012
Today's J-blip: Google celebrate's Doraemon's -100th
Google Japan wishes Doraemon a very happy minus 100th birthday.

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