The TEDxWasedaU 10th-anniversary event features talks on topics such as the pandemic, drag, the environment and more. All in all, there will be plenty of ideas worth spreading.
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Less than a year old, earlier this month Clubhouse became the most popular app on the Japan App Store. On this week's episode we look at why Clubhouse, an invite-only social media platform has become all the rage in Japan. Here to discuss is Yuzuha ...
The new audio-format social media app Clubhouse has the ears of a Japanese audience, which might make it useful for non-Japanese residents looking to make connections.
Liam Wong went from a videogame designer to instagrammer to hosting the U.K.'s creating the U.K.'s most crowdfunded book to date, "TO:KY:OO"
Police harassment is a fact of life for some people in Japan, which makes the occasional flash of progress all the more rewarding.
Tableaux, a Daikanyama restaurant of over two decades, is revitalizing itself with American chef Rachel Dow and her refined take on "new American" cuisine.
When you move to a new city, it can be hard to find your crowd. That task is made even harder the more complex your identity is. The population of the greater Tokyo area is approaching 40 million and while it is possible to make ...
Taco Fanatico, a self-proclaimed "specialty taco store" newly opened in Nakameguro, is out to revolutionize Tokyo's Mexican food options with their variety of homemade authentic and "fusion" tacos.
Whatever happened to Domo-kun, the furry brown monster with the jagged maw? When I first got to Japan I used to see him everywhere. Now Chiitan, the masochistic Otter who reps the city of Susaki in Kochi Prefecture, stacks my social media feeds with ...
A roundup of Tokyo's best (and disappointing) brunch spots for when Denny's simply won't suffice.