Bars, breweries and even a bilingual magazine are helping the apple-based beverage find a new, appreciative audience across the country.
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Dave Prucha is bringing domestic hop production, perfect for use at craft beer microbreweries, to his Obina Hops farm.
Martin Holman knew early on that he had a passion for puppets. What he didn't know, however, is just how far that passion would take him.
Hiroko Ito is a specialist in disaster management, and has also helped launch Kyushu’s first Mobile Pharmacy service.
Three-tiered lacquered wooden lunch boxes, which originated in Tokushima Prefecture during the late Edo Period (1603-1868), are having a revival thanks to a trio of collaborators.
A self-described "multipassionate" entrepreneur, Gizem Sakamaki's main source of joy is a sustainable food culture.
This year’s new adults are on the precipice of missing out on their seijinshiki, a time-honored tradition noted for its formality and formalwear.
Known collectively as the “Morioka sandaimen,” each dish features a noodle with distinct cultural roots.
With COVID-19 entrenched in daily life, people are more open about testing and the private sector is stepping in to expand testing options.
Experts offer practical advice to make sure your house is tidy and safe for everyone spending the holidays inside.