Canadian Susan Mercer founded HEART Tokushima 15 years ago. Amid a rise in pet ownership due to the pandemic, she's asking people to get educated before committing to a new furry friend.
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Experts believe that many victims of sexual harassment in Japan aren't aware that what their harassers are doing is wrong. That is changing, however.
Japan is often touted as an expensive place to live. With a high quality of living, national health system, vibrant cultural scene, admirable levels of education and safety — it’s not hard to understand some of the reasons why people want to call it ...
We all know too much screen time is bad for us. So hit the off button and consider picking up one of these Japanese hobbies instead.
Dream pop musician Mayuko Hitotsuyanagi, aka Cuushe, on her upcoming album, “Waken,” and her musical inspiration.
Studies show that exercise improves mental and physical health, especially during isolation. Here’s how to get on the path to overall well-being.
Enacting change in daily life is key to reducing plastic waste. From easy tips to community cleanups, here’s how you can get involved, too.
Trishit Banerjee felt he didn't need the aid he received for the pandemic, so he gave it back to the community.
Already facing stiff competition in the retail sector, shōtengai nationwide are rallying together with their local communities to battle sluggish sales amid the pandemic.
In Japan, the balcony is generally considered to be a utilitarian space but people are beginning to see the potential in this outdoor space.