It’s the season for festivals and fireworks displays, which is the perfect time to wear yukata, a lighter and more versatile version of kimono. Here's how to shop for your first yukata with confidence.
For Yuko Tamura's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Don’t go into a meeting with your guns blazing. In Japan, you need to do a lot of preparation in advance so that things will go smoothly.
Japanese dating sites tend to encourage women to listen to and praise their male partners, but the conversation doesn’t have to go in one direction.