Takehiro Higashi

For Takehiro Higashi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Fruit-picking tours luring more visitors to Japan

National Jul 22, 2018

Fruit-picking tours luring more visitors to Japan

Tourist farms across the country are attracting more visitors who have placed fruit-picking high on their itineraries as the global reputation of Japanese fruit grows. With more tourists selecting cultural experiences over material goods, a number of companies have embraced farm tourism, and tourist farms ...

'Dekotora' art trucks find way into Gucci's commercial video

Culture Feb 19, 2017

'Dekotora' art trucks find way into Gucci's commercial video

In Japan, some truckers spend a lot of money on decorating their trucks with neon lights, brand-name fabrics and shiny exteriors, and such drivable works of art have struck a chord with Italian luxury fashion house Gucci. The "Gucci Fall Winter 2016 campaign" video, which ...