The Kitanagase Community Fridge provides free food, produce and household goods to low-income families.
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Mika Kumahara teaches parents how to make simple, all-natural dashi broth they can feed their children.
Japanese comedian Yuriko Kotani journeys back from her adopted U.K. for a series of live shows, in which she discusses the quirks of the British and their language.
Music historian Kato David Hopkins is using his Happy Hour event in Kyoto to educate people about some of the lesser-known bands of the Kansai underground scene of years gone by