Louise George Kittaka

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Japanese books to get you through a lockdown

Books Apr 11, 2020

Japanese books to get you through a lockdown

With "staying in" now the new "going out," housebound activities have become officially the cool thing to do. But what if you’re stuck for a good book? Read on to see four of our critics’ top reads for an extended period of self-isolation. A Tale ...

Dean Newcombe wants Japan to clean up its act

People | 20 QUESTIONS Apr 11, 2020

Dean Newcombe wants Japan to clean up its act

Name: Dean Newcombe Age: 35 Nationality: British Occupation: Model, actor, TV presenter, producer Likes: Adventures, ethical fashion, DIY Dislikes: Sharks, takuwan (pickled daikon), untidiness 1. What first brought you to Japan? I was working as a model in Germany in 2008. I’d met interesting Japanese people on my travels, which ...