author

 
 

Meta

Owen Ziegler
Owen Ziegler is an editor at The Japan Times in charge of Lifestyle and Food. For pitches, contact him at [email protected].
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital
Sep 15, 2022
Elden Ring takes top honors at the Japan Game Awards
Hidetaka Miyazaki, Elden Ring director and FromSoftware president, took away three prizes by the time the final honoree was named.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital
Sep 14, 2022
Zelda gets a release date and Yakuza returns to Edo in Nintendo and Sony’s pre-TGS streams
Breath of the Wild 2 is dead. Long live Tears of the Kingdom.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Sep 10, 2022
Is the age-old tea ceremony ready for a cardboard future?
Tradition in sadu014d (Japanese tea ceremony) is a fluid concept, but that doesn't necessarily mean an open-door policy for every innovation like the Chashitsu Zero.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 19, 2022
Four in Japan named to World's 50 Best Restaurants List
Tokyo and Osaka remain Japan's culinary hubs.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
May 2, 2022
Six bars in Japan named to Asia’s Best 50 List
Cheap pints of Super Dry and quick-and-easy highballs not quenching your thirst? These stellar bars will mix you something special.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Feb 25, 2017
Nintendo is switching it up
It's still early in 2017, but Switch, Nintendo's newest gaming console, is bound to be the most desirable hardware of the year. Both a home console and a handheld, it's being touted as an all-in-one must have. Drop it in its dock and players can game on a television screen. Attach Joy-Con controllers...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Sep 23, 2013
'Rain' reveals it gameplay while 'Wind Waker' goes HD
We're playing in the rain

Longform

Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan