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For Rebecca Milner's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
Bagel heads as Japanese beauty trend? It's just an ugly distortion.
Seiyu lets the Internet call the shots for its next TV commercial.
Will smokers cough up cash for a smoke-free smoking lounge?
Japanese people are rediscovering the charms of a simpler life, if only for a weekend.
A Japanese animated GIF collection has the internet buzzing . . . or is that rrrrrrrrrolling?
You might be surprised at Japanese travelers' favorite vacation spots.
The Edo-era health tonic amazake is back to help Japan beat the summer heat.
Even better than the real thing? Imitation raw liver is trying to fill the void left by the health department's ban in Japan.