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JAPAN PULSE

Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Sep 3, 2009
Has Tokyo's art-fair scene got the goods?
Credit crunch be damned. Tokyo art fairs are going strong, with more coming to the roster. And now Tokyo Photo is coming into focus.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Aug 31, 2009
Latin lovers in Japan
Whether it's homegrown or imported, Latin-infused rebel rock is coming to a stage near you.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Aug 29, 2009
To instant noodles, we slurp-salute you
We hail instant noodles, which appeared on this earth, on Aug. 25, 1958, with a list of some slurpalicioius faves.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Aug 27, 2009
Say you'll build it (and they will come)
Architecture on display in Tokyo galleries is building a steady followers, and it appears that a vast majority are men.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Aug 18, 2009
Matches made on the green
Golf begat golf bars begat gorukon (golf + group dating). Those without the yen to burn on real golf courses are teeing off for love at virtual greens.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Aug 15, 2009
Privacy you can dance to
If we had the chance, we'd ask the world to dance, and we'll be dancing with ourselves.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Aug 13, 2009
Fell in love with a Gypsy
Ever seen 200 Japanese kids mosh to accordions and violins? It's magnificent.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Aug 10, 2009
Recession wedding (bring your own champagne?)
You would think the recession would inspire couples to economize their nuptials, but it appears that the marriage industry and the matchmakers that fuel it are not scaling back.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Aug 10, 2009
Beetle mania
August signals an onslaught of beetle wars in Japan, for both kids and grown-up kids.
LIFE / Style & Design / Japan Pulse
Aug 9, 2009
Uniqlo rocks the T-shirt
Madonna did it with H&M, Kate Moss did it with Top Shop and now Puffy Ami Yumi are doing it in Uniqlo.

Longform

Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals