Michiko Noda

For Michiko Noda's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

National Oct 22, 2000

An 'extreme' sport that's truly off the wall

As we search for bigger thrills and harder adrenaline rushes, more and more people are pursuing a break from the norm with "extreme" sports. The media have jumped on the bandwagon and all the paraphernalia that comes with it. TV programs typically feature the young ...

National Jul 30, 2000

Hair care for all the community . . . with a twist

Most people are a bit weary of hair salons; it's difficult to get what you want. Granted this may have something to do with the desired image you want. Yourself with say, Julia Robert's hair. It just can't be done. In a parallel universe ...