In Yusuke Kimura's two novellas, "Sacred Cesium Ground" and "Isa's Deluge," the aftermath of the 3/11 disaster plays out across two stories exploring the post-disaster relationships between humans and animals.
Oscar Boyd is the Escape, Food & Drink and Books editor at The Japan Times. After graduating from the University of Oxford, Oscar cut his teeth in Fukuoka before moving to join The Japan Times in Tokyo.
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If you haven't made plans and are wondering what to do for the 10-day Golden Week, fear not. Here are our picks for some last-minute Golden Week travel ideas in Japan that won't break the bank.
AirKitchen Plus aims to connect users with hosts across Japan who are happy to provide home-cooked vegetarian and vegan meals for their guests.
Rich history is woven into each of the essays in "The Land We Saw, the Times We Knew," forming a picture of a Japan not unrecognizable to that of today, but one which has not yet made the Meiji Era leap into modernity.
The Madarao Kogen ski resort prides itself on two things: its powder snow ("Madapow!") — enjoying over 10 meters of fresh snow annually — and its tree skiing. It is less well-known than some of its rivals within the prefecture, but that just ...
Need winter sports equipment? The Kanda-Ogawamachi district to the east of Jinbocho Station is far and away the best place to purchase ski and snowboard gear in the capital.
Nestled along the east coast of Kyushu, the city of Oita is home to almost half a million people, making it by far the largest urban center in Oita Prefecture. However, aside from the prefectural art museum, there is little that is unique about ...
Photographer Bruce Osborn brings together some of his most inspired portraits of parents with their children, all taken in his past four decades in Japan.
As 2018 comes to an end, The Japan Times' Escape section looks forward to next year and the opportunities for travel around the country in 2019. The year is an important one for Japan: It sees the Rugby World Cup arrive on its shores, the ...
World-class chefs Gaggan Anand and Takeshi "Goh" Fukuyama team up to launch GohGan, an exclusive space that will combine on-site accommodation with a restaurant, projected to open in 2021 in Fukuoka.