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Ditch the KFC and spend Christmas with JC

Community Dec 10, 2015

Ditch the KFC and spend Christmas with JC

by Midori Nishida

While a KFC bucket of wings and some strawberry cake may be a Japanese way to spend Christmas, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy a more spiritual experience. Attending a Christmas mass or service can be especially comforting for those who are homesick, and ...

A family affair: Dog Glaccolo finds a home

Community | ADOPT ME! Jan 25, 2015

A family affair: Dog Glaccolo finds a home

Glaccolo (center front), a papillon first featured here in October, was being fostered by the Seshiyama family, which in itself bode auspicious. Charmer that she is, the little dog soon worked her way into the heart and home of Michiko Ota, mother of Reiko ...

Most read Community stories of 2014

Community Jan 1, 2015

Most read Community stories of 2014

Welfare for foreigners, bicultural names, pick-up artists . . . these were just a few of the topics explored in the most read Community stories of 2014.  Let’s ensure no happy returns to Japan for this vile ‘dating coach’ One of the most reviled misogynist “pick-up artists” ...