Disability, Kuwana says, is no barrier to achieving goals in life
For Louise George Kittaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
English translations of Japanese books have found an enthusiastic audience around the world, and while the author is undoubtedly the star of the show, the translator's role should not be underestimated.
Sachie Nomura's home-cooking skills become the recipe for business success in New Zealand.
Gill Steel's "Beyond the Gender Gap in Japan" fills in some of the gaps in previous research into the status of women in Japan, including the myriad ways in which they exercise agency in their lives.
If you want to pet a stranger's dog, it's better to know how to ask permission first.
Increasing numbers of firms in Japan are trying to make work-life balance a priority, but in a business culture where overtime is still the norm, this is easier said than done.
Bicultural teen and manga aficionado Aiko journeys to Japan to meet her biological father for the first time in this sequel to Suzanne Kamata's 2013 "Gadget Girl."
A big part of retirement is spent organizing your home and your affairs, but tidying experts advise decluttering well beforehand.
A less intense school system of their daughter prompted Shinobu Teraguchi and his wife to leave the Tokyo city life for the countryside of New Zealand.
An interesting query came to Lifelines from LS, a reader in the United States who was born in Tokyo and lived here until her teens. She writes: I received vaccination shots as a baby and child through the Japanese hospital. I no longer have my ...